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Winner of Robin Gianna’s Giveaway!

TweetOn April 26, Robin Gianna included a giveaway with her guest post: GIVEAWAY! Robin will give away two signed print copies of her books to one winner selected from today’s commenters. The winner will receive […]

Splices and splits and filters, oh my! By Claire Davon

TweetNote from Becke: I’m a lifelong grammar geek, but that doesn’t mean I have all the skills. Back in middle school, my parents bought me a small framed image from a vintage English book illustrating […]

Top Five Character Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them by Robin Gianna

TweetI’m excited to welcome back author ROBIN GIANNA! Read on to find out about Robin’s two-book giveaway! Hi! I’m so glad to be back at Romance University! Today, I’m talking about:  Top Five Character Pitfalls […]

Writing Rituals, Superstitions and Lucky Charms, Part Two, by Becke Martin Davis

TweetA little over a week ago, I (that is, Becke Martin Davis) posted part one of a blog about rituals, superstitions and lucky charms as they related to writers and their writing. Today, we come […]

Writing Rituals, Superstitions and Lucky Charms, Part One, by Becke Martin Davis

TweetA conversation with an author friend got Becke Martin Davis thinking about writing rituals and lucky charms – lucky pennies, lucky pencils, even lucky chairs. Who hasn’t heard of athletes wearing lucky socks or even […]

The Main Event: How to choose a convention right for you and your brand by Heidi Cullinan

TweetWhen DAMON SUEDE visited RU last week, I was excited to see he and HEIDI CULLINAN had co-authored a book together. Today, Heidi joins us with a timely post.  Tomorrow is April 1st, and we […]

Julie Anne Long’s Giveaway Winner!

TweetYesterday we shared details of JULIE ANNE LONG’s giveaway: One lucky commenter today will win a signed, paperback copy of 2016 RITA nominee HOT IN HELLCAT CANYON. Please note that the contest is limited to […]

Use the ordinary to create the extraordinary by Julie Anne Long

TweetI’m excited to welcome one of my favorite authors, JULIE ANNE LONG! I first got to “know” Julie through her historical romances. Now her contemporary romances have joined her historicals on my keeper shelves. Scroll […]

Making Peace with Your Inner Critic by Natalie Charles

TweetIt’s the Ides of March, and I’m excited to welcome NATALIE CHARLES – this is her debut post for Romance University! For years, I didn’t write. Oh, I wanted to. There were lots of stories in […]

Using Song Lyrics to Show Character and Relationships in your Romance Novel by Bliss Bennet

TweetPlease welcome author BLISS BENNET in her debut visit to Romance University! During the Regency era (1795 to 1837), the period in which I set my historical romance novels, there were no televisions, no radios, […]

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