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Writing Holiday Romance by Nancy Naigle

TweetPlease welcome back NANCY NAIGLE, who returns with a very seasonal post.   I love the holidays. Especially Christmas, and anyone who knows me knows that I’m a Hallmark Christmas movie fanatic. Yes, I’ve been […]

Characters Leave, Authors Live On by Helen Henderson

TweetHave you ever finished the last book in a great series and moped afterward? It’s a uniquely different experience for authors who’ve written a series. Helen Henderson explains. I have been thinking a lot about […]

Susan Sey’s Giveaway Winner

This is the question Susan Sey posted with her giveaway announcement last week: “QUESTION: Is there a fictional family that has a special place in your heart? Who are they and why are they so […]

On Writing by Ella Carey

TweetI’ve always been a book worm, but since I started writing, I’ve had a renewed appreciation for authors. Whether it’s a book that I wish would never end or one that couldn’t end soon enough, […]

How To Vividly Describe a Setting That You’ve Never Visited by Angela Ackerman

Woohoo! Angela Ackerman is back in the house with another fabulous post! Do not miss this one! One of the big decisions writers are faced with is whether to choose a real location for the […]

Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers 2016

TweetChampagne and canapés all around! RU made the Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers again! Many thanks to our Visiting Professors, our team of regular contributors, and to our readers. We’re extremely grateful for […]

How To Market Without Losing Your Mind by Jessica Lemmon

Have you ever met someone – say, a struggling writer – and you just know, before reading a single word of their writing, that they’re going to succeed? I had that premonition when I met […]

The Top 55 Apps for Writers in 2016 by Angela Han

TweetPlease welcome Angela Han from Expert Editor Blog. Angela’s assembled a list of useful apps for writers and agreed to share it with us. Writing doesn’t have to be super complicated. But thanks to the […]

Bean Counting for Authors by Christina Mercer

TweetIt’s tax time, so today’s post especially timely. Please welcome first-time Visiting Professor Christina Mercer. An author and CPA, Christina gives us the skinny on managing the business side of your writing career. Authoring books […]

The Art of Conflict by Rachael Thomas

TweetHappy Monday! Rachael Thomas explains why conflict plays a crucial role in a story.  Every story needs conflict, but what exactly is conflict and why does it matter in romance? Conflict is an incompatibility between […]

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