Dialogue

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: The Art of Writing Dialogue with Maria McKenzie

Our scheduled guest wasn’t able to join us today, but we’ve dug through the archives and found this fabulous post on dialogue by author Maria McKenzie.  Think of your plot as a blank linen canvas stretched […]

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 […]

Dialogue in Historical Fiction with Nicola Cornick

An eighteenth century hero wouldn’t say everything’s groovy nor would a modern day heroine likely be described as missish. So if you’re writing historical fiction, how do you convey a sense of period to your […]

DELECTABLE, DEVILISH, DREAMY, DRAT…with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

One of my favorite instructors – as well as one of my favorite people! – is Laurie Schnebly Campbell. I learn something new and amazing in each of her classes AND in each of her […]

How to Create Characters That Leap Off the Page with Terri L. Austin

I’m excited to welcome my friend Terri Austin to RU. Terri is the author of the Rose Strickland Mystery series published by Henery Press. Today, she’ll give us tips on creating characters that make a reader […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule: April 1 – April 5, 2013

We’re kicking off the first week of April with more great lectures. Bring your leftover Easter candy and join us.    Mon, 4/1 – Making Your Characters Leap Off the Page with author Terri L. Austin Wed, […]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: The Art of Writing Dialogue with Maria McKenzie

Our scheduled guest wasn’t able to join us today, but we’ve dug through the archives and found this fabulous post on dialogue by author Maria McKenzie.  Think of your plot as a blank linen canvas stretched […]

It’s Only Funny Until Someone Loses an Eye – Darynda Jones

Today’s definitely a fan-girl moment for me here – Darynda Jones is at Romance University! If you haven’t read Darynda, run – don’t walk! – RUN to your nearest book store! She writes funny, fast […]

Five Things to Consider During Revisions with Loucinda McGary

Please welcome author Loucinda McGary back to the RU campus! Like it or not, revisions are a fact of life. Today, Loucinda gives us a few pointers to keep in mind during the revision process.  And…as an added bonus, […]

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 […]

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