Weekly Lecture Schedule

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Weekly Lecture Schedule Sept 15-20

School is back in session – for the kids and for romance writers too! Join us three (sometimes more!) times a week for lectures from our Visiting Professors to hone up your romance writing skills. […]

EMOTIONAL WRITING – Two Simple Words That Wield Great Power by Cindy Nord

I pulled an all-nighter when I read Cindy Nord’s first book, a romance set during the Civil War. (And when I asked her if she’d consider guest blogging with us, she was nice enough to […]

Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned on the Path to Publication with Renita D’Silva

We’ve had several posts on paths to publication, but every author’s journey is unique. Renita D’Silva tells us why typing “The End” is only the beginning.   Wonderful to have you back, Renita!  1)    A […]

Rediscovering Your Writing with Handsome Hansel

We all have them. Unfinished stories. Pages of abandoned words, some purposely forgotten. Handsome Hansel talks about digging through old manuscripts and how it’s inspired him to keep writing.  Glad to have you back, HH! As […]

Power-up World Building through Point of View with Anna Steffl

I’m happy to welcome Anna Steffl to the RU campus. Anna shares her tips on enhancing setting, description, and character development through POV. One randomly chosen commenter will receive an e-book copy of Anna’s Solace […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule September 1-5

The last day of August?? How did that happen? Summer just flew by, but luckily we’ve got some great lectures that should stop you in your tracks! Take a breath and join us this week! […]

Braiding Your Story with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Grab yourself a cup of coffee and snuggle up next to your computer/smartphone/laptop and read this excellent article by my favorite VP – Laurie Schnebly Campbell. What makes a story braided? At first glance that […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule August 25-29

How’s the weather in your part of the world? Here we’ve got major thunderstorms and high humidity. Blech. But the lectures at RU always bring a bit of sunshine into our days no matter the […]

Reader Roundup – Romantic Rodeo with Amy Alessio

Western romances endure in popularity with stories of schoolteachers and sheriffs, but these clever authors have set the spirit of those stories in modern times with rodeo romances. It is fun to see some lady […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – August 18-23

Take a breather in your wild schedule and spend some quality time with us at RU. We’ve got great lectures lined up for you this week! Monday, August 18 – Sara Megibow Sells Romance – […]

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