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The Secret Lives of Polish Sten Guns: Resistance and Ingenuity in Occupied Europe by Adam Firestone

We are pleased to welcome back RU’s resident weapons expert ADAM FIRESTONE. Today’s post gives us a fascinating look at the Polish Resistance and the weapons of WWII. Firearms history, especially in a wartime context, […]

Part 1 – What is Voice, and Why Does it Matter? by Ed Gaffney

The full title of Ed Gaffney‘s post is “The Voice (and I’m not talking about the TV show): How to Find, Become Inspired By and Write Distinctive Voices for Your Characters.” Discover why voice is an […]

Writing Books in a Series by Samanthya Wyatt

Hard as it is to imagine now, there was a time when series of all kinds were rare. No televised mini-series, no trilogies or other types of book series. From a publishing standpoint, series seem […]

Paige Cuccaro: How do you write funny? Stop trying.

Today’s guest, author Paige Cuccaro, addresses a very tricky topic: humor. I love nothing more than a story that makes me grin – or, better yet, laugh out loud. But when an attempt at humor goes […]

And the Winner Is…

On Friday, author Joanna Shupe offered to give away an advance copy of her soon-to-be-released THE COURTESAN DUCHESS to one lucky commenter. Joanna has contacted the winner directly, but we thought you’d like to know who […]

Come On, Block the Noise by Joanna Shupe

Do you need help to make the most of those precious writing minutes? Author Joanna Shupe has some tips to help you tackle time shortages. In addition to the helpful advice, Joanna is giving away an […]

His Personality Ladder by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Due to a scheduling glitch, we’re running an old post by RU contributor Laurie Schnebly Campbell.  DAYS OF THE WEEK, DWARVES AND STAGES OF CHARACTER There’s something magical about seven. Seven wonders of the world. […]

Yankees in the King’s Court: Smith & Wesson and Colt Revolvers in British Service by Adam Firestone

One of the many reasons we enjoy Adam Firestone‘s posts for RU is the way he brings history to life in unexpected ways. His encyclopedic knowledge of weapons is a wonderful resource for authors, no […]

Five, Four, Three, Two, One… Time’s Up! Hands in the Air! by Sherrie Hansen

Baking is easy, right? You put the cake in the oven and wait for the timer to go off. When the buzzer dings, the cake is done.  Today, author Sherrie Hansen shares her recipe for […]

6 Writing Supplies for Success

Kelsey Browning, one of RU’s founders, is back with her secret formula for success. Are you taking notes?? When I first began writing seriously, I was dying to know how to do it “right.” The […]

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