Loucinda McGary

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

It’s Friday the 13th, so of course we’re celebrating…VALENTINE’S DAY! First of all, a huge THANK YOU to all the authors who have generously agreed to donate their ebooks, paperbacks or hardcover books to this […]

Facts Matter Even in Fiction with Loucinda McGary

Can you ride a cable car down Lombard Street in San Francisco? Does your heroine have the view of the Hudson River from her Upper East Side apartment? Researching facts is as important as developing […]

Loucinda McGary presents: The Basic Ingredients – The 4 elements you need in addition to the HEA to write good romance.

Jane Austen’s Persuasion and Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’ Diary are two romances set in different time periods with heroines who are polar opposites. But like all romances, they share the same basic components. Author Loucinda […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule: Monday, Feb. 17 – Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

Spring hasn’t quite sprung, but surely it can’t be long now. It’s all lilacs, honeysuckle and colorful spring bulbs here at RU, even if we have to shovel a few feet of snow to dig […]

Book Launch Day with Loucinda McGary

Today, we’re celebrating Loucinda McGary’s latest release, Dead Girl in a Green Dress! An avid traveler, the locales of her novels are a result of places she’s visited.  A trip to Mackinac Island sets the […]

Novel Spots with Loucinda McGary – Setting: Using Instant Recognition

The Leaning Tower of Pisa. The Great Wall of China. Trafalgar Square. Even if you’ve never visited these places, they are familiar images. Loucinda McGary is back with another Novel Spots post on setting and how the use of iconic […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule: March 4 – March 8, 2013

Here’s our March mash-up for this week! We hope you’ll join us! Mon, 3/4 – RU Contributor Handsome Hansel presents: Sex Is Not Romantic…Or So I’ve Been Told Weds, 3/6 – Inspiration Hunting in the Publishing […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule January 14-18, 2013

RU is the place to be this week. Three authors with three amazing subject on craft and logistics of writing. Grab that cup of whatever and prepare to be informed and entertained Mon – 1/14- […]

Novel Spots with Loucinda McGary

When I was in high school, I read a book about a teen heroine who routinely rode her bike to the Krispy Kreme for a donut and a Coke. I was captivated by the setting […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule January 7-11, 2013

Are you ready to tackle the best writing of your life in 2013? What are your goals? More book sales? Get an agent? Improve your craft? Well, each week RU gives you the tools to […]

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