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No, You DON’T Have to Write Every Day – by Kimberly Dean

TweetRules are made to be broken. Well, sometimes they are.  A born pantser, I am so envious of writers who can plot their stories in advance. No matter what your own writing style is, I […]

Never Give Up on Getting Back Your Rights By Joanna Campbell Slan

TweetI’m a fan of Joanna Campbell Slan‘s long-running Kiki Lowenstein books as well as her newer Cara Mia Delgatto mystery series – I especially enjoy the quirky characters. The plots are tricky enough to keep […]

Weaving Magic: The Five Threads of Dynamic Narrative by Cate Hogan

TweetIf ever a writer had a good excuse to miss a deadline, it’s Cate Hogan. In this case, the deadline was for a guest blog rather than a book, and I was both pleasantly surprised […]

Paul Goat Allen: Reviewer Extraordinaire

TweetToday’s post is a flashback to June 2012, a Q&A with Paul Goat Allen. Paul moderated B&N’s Sci Fi/Fantasy and Paranormal/Urban Fantasy book forums back when I moderated the (now defunct) B&N Mystery Forum. But more […]

Keri’s Top 3 Editing Tips by Keri F. Sweet aka Keri Ford

TweetPlease welcome KERI F. SWEET to Romance University! Keri has joined us before, writing as Keri Ford, but her new alter-ego comes with an exciting new opportunity for Keri. Read on! I recently had the unique […]

When to Say When (AKA: Walking Away From a Popular Series) by Julie Ann Walker

TweetPlease welcome New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling Author JULIE ANN WALKER  – this is her debut post at Romance University! You have a bestselling series! Readers are clamoring for more!   Those two […]

Free to Fudge the Facts by Ken Isaacson

TweetI got to know Ken Isaacson back when I was moderating the Barnes & Noble Mystery Forum at BN.com. I had the opportunity to meet him in person at Bouchercon when it came to Indianapolis […]

USING CARS & CLOTHES TO WRITE CHARACTER DESCRIPTION by Sandra Tilley

Tweet“Show, don’t tell” are words imprinted on every struggling writer’s brain, but it’s not always clear how to do that. When I first read Sandra Tilley‘s debut post for Romance University, the first character that […]

Writing as a Southerner by Keri Ford

TweetWelcome to “Wayback Wednesday.” The author originally scheduled to visit has a bad case of the flu. She’ll join us when she’s feeling better, but in the meantime we’re posting a repeat of Keri Ford‘s […]

Benefits of a Small Conference by Duffy Brown

TweetI met Duffy Brown and Tonya Kappes when I lived in Cincinnati – through my old RWA writing chapter and through Lori Foster’s Reader & Author Get Together. For a couple of years, Duffy’s famous […]

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