Craft of Writing

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Writing the Holiday Romance by Lisa Plumley

TweetHere we are, smack in the deep end of the holiday season. There’s no getting away from the chaos, as enjoyable as it may be. Today’s scheduled guest has had to reschedule, so we hope […]

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. […]

Writing Mystery with JoAnne Myers

Thank you JoAnne for stopping by to get us started writing a mystery. Writing Mystery-by JoAnne Myers Before writing a word, take some time to jot down key story points. As you’re writing, the story will […]

There’s No Business Like Show Business with Audra North

I know that when I write, my scenes play out in my head like a movie. I always thought it was just my little quirk but Audra North shares with us today a perfect way […]

What Makes a Book Great with Susan Meier

I finally got to meet Susan Meier at RWA Nationals this year and not only did I get to have lunch with her but I also didn’t fangirl all over her (just barely).  With 52 wonderful books […]

The (Mixed) Blessings of the Christmas Romance with Grace Burrowes

Are you ready for an early holiday treat? Grace Burrowes is here to talk about the Christmas romance. Who can resist a little love under the mistletoe? The (Mixed) Blessings of the Christmas Romance Look […]

Why You’ve Got to Learn to Write Fast with Christi Barth

As I navigate back-to-back deadlines for 5 upcoming books in 2013, I opened Christi Barth’s blog post with avid interest.  After reading how she figured out how to write fast, I knew she was my […]

When Arguments Are a Good Thing: Conflict in Dialogue by K.M. Weiland

We at RU met K.M. Weiland when our blogs were picked as Write to Done’s Top Writer’s Blogs. K.M. hosts her own ab fab blog at Wordplay – a must read for writers! When Arguments […]

The Power of What If by Donna Cummings

Author Donna Cummings of, is one of my twitter buddies, as we swig our way through reams of coffee, piles of brownies and the realm of sea-faring hotties. And when she’s not entertaining me in […]

The Best Way to Edit, by Tracy Sumner

Good morning, RU! Today, we have author Tracy Sumner joining us. Tracy explains her “wacky” editing process and how authors need to find the way that works best for them. And not apologize about their method to […]

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