Editing

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Parallel Structure and Parallelism by Nan Reinhardt

Read through this great post by Nan Reinhardt – it will make all the difference in your writing AND your reading from here on out! Editor Nan here and today we’re going to talk about […]

After the First Draft – by Rachael Thomas

TweetAuthor Rachael Thomas returns with advice on tackling revisions and edits on first drafts. You’ve written a book and added those magical words ‘the end’ and that achievement alone deserves celebration. The fact that you […]

Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Manuscript – by Loucinda McGary

TweetWe’re starting off the week with tips from author Loucinda McGary on polishing your manuscript. Welcome back to RU, Loucinda! Congratulations! You’ve finished the first draft of your story. Now what? You know you need […]

Can’t We All Just Agree to Agree? Part 1 by Nan Reinhardt

Editor Nan is up to bat again–this time with subject-verb agreement. Next time, she’ll tackle pronouns and antecedents–fun! Agreement is always a good thing, right? Well, pretty much, but most especially when it comes to […]

Organizing Your Novel with Laura Drake

TweetWhether you’re a plotter or panster, keeping track of the whom, what, why, and where in your novel can be problematic. RU Contributor Laura Drake shows us how she streamlines the process.  Learning your writing […]

Jo Robertson on Revision with Diction and Syntax

It’s the last day of the RU hiatus. Carrie, Becke, and I are clearing out the complimentary toiletries in our hotel rooms at the Connaught, while Adrienne, Kelsey, and Tracey are eyeing the last petit four […]

12 Online Proofreading and Editing Tools Romance Writers Should Know About

TweetAll good writers know that the story really comes out in the edit. In your first draft you’re hastily bashing the story out as it comes to you, especially if you’re undergoing a challenge like […]

Advice for Keyboard Athletes—How Olympic Psychology Can Work for Writers by Tessa Shapcott

Did you watch the Olympics? Glued to the screen or just watch the highlights? Either way, Tessa Shapcott shows us how you can use the same training the Olympians use, and bring it to your […]

Moving on Up: Writing the Next Book with Anna Campbell

Pass the bubbly! Anna Campbell joins us today with pointers on what to do after you’ve finished the first draft.  Hello, Romance University girls! Lovely to be back here talking writing craft and the writing […]

Improving Your Writing With AutoCrit by Pat Haggerty

TweetEvery time I think Pat Haggerty can’t out-do his last post on RU, he comes up with another amazing article. Ever heard of AutoCrit? Check out what this software can do for you and your […]

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