Pacing

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Why You Should Write Your Novel From The Middle with James Scott Bell

TweetDue to a scheduling issue, we’re running and old post by James Scott Bell.  Some time ago I decided to do an in-depth study on what many writing teachers call the “midpoint.” If you do […]

Pacing Can Make or Break Your Story with Maggie Toussaint

TweetHappy Friday! We’re running an old post on pacing by author Maggie Toussaint.   If you’ve written a book, you have more than a passing familiarity with editing. However, many authors focus their editing on big […]

Five Things to Consider During Revisions with Loucinda McGary

As writers, writing means rewriting. Today’s post from the RU archives, written by author Loucinda McGary, addresses points to ponder when you’re revising your story.  In the past six years, I’ve judged a lot of […]

Top 3 Submission Errors and How Authors Can Fix ’em by Ann Leslie Tuttle*

*Today we are re-sharing a post by Senior Editor Ann Leslie Tuttle with Harlequin Books that was originally published by RU founding member Tracey Devlyn in October 2009. This long-time editor discusses what she believes […]

Why You Should Write Your Novel From The Middle with James Scott Bell

Welcome back to James Scott Bell! James is here to tell us a new way to think about writing our novel – from the middle! Some time ago I decided to do an in-depth study on […]

How to Save Your Story from Slumping in the Middle by the Writer’s Relief Staff

You’ve reached the middle of your manuscript, but the story’s losing its spark. Now what? Read on because the staff at Writer’s Relief shares their bounty of plot devices for story resuscitation.   Welcome to RU, […]

A Pacing Revamp with Adrienne Giordano

Welcome back to Adrienne Giordano –  one of Romance Universities founders AND a fantabulous author in her own right! Welcome back A! Good morning, RU Crew. Those of you who have been hanging around Romance […]

Pacing Can Make or Break Your Story with Maggie Touissant

One of my favorite authors, Maggie Toussaint, is here to give us some amazing tips about pacing and how to make your story sing with the best movement.  I know you will love this post! If you’ve […]

Five Ways to Make Good Writing Great by Linda George

Welcome first -time poster Linda George! RU Writers – do you need to make your writing strong, brighter, faster? Then read this lecture and empower your writing! When a rejection letter says, “Unfortunately, the writing […]

Party fèves: the charms baked into the batter with Damon Suede

Do you have books that have grabbed your because of one line? A scene? The way an author depicts a setting? Those little gems are what keep you riveted in the story and keep it on your mind […]

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