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When Being a Pantster Isn’t Enough – by Liz Fielding

TweetHappy Friday! Please welcome back author Liz Fielding. There comes a time in most romance author’s life when she’s asked to collaborate with other authors to create a series. This can take several different forms. […]

Are You a Researcher or a Storyteller? Finding the Balance in Historical Fiction – by KA Servian

TweetPlease welcome author KA Servian. Research is an essential part of writing. Fiction or non-fiction, contemporary or historical, at some stage in the process every writer needs to refer to books and/or the internet to […]

Writing WWII Historical Fiction – by Alix Rickloff

Tweet Author Alix Rickloff discusses how her interest in WWII inspired her to write THE WAY TO LONDON. Welcome to RU, Alix!  My interest in WW2 began back in college with a late night viewing […]

How to Develop Any Idea into a Great Story – by Susan Saurel

TweetA big RU welcome to first-time Visiting Professor Susan Saurel! Ideas are funny things. Sometimes you have so many that you could never hope to follow up with them. At other times, you’re so stuck […]

So You Want to Write a Military Romance by Heatherly Bell

TweetWhy are military romances so popular? Author Heatherly Bell joins us today with a discussion on writing military heroes and the various research methods employed by military romance authors. Great to have you back, Heather!  […]

An Interview with Author Hazel Gaynor

TweetI’m a history nerd and a huge fan of Hazel Gaynor’s novels, which are set in the early twentieth century. Hazel was kind enough to grant me an interview about her latest book, The Girl From The […]

Creative Research by Veronica Scott

TweetVeronica Scott, award-winning author and SciFi Encounters columnist for USA Today’s Happily Ever After blog, discusses her various research methods and explains why info-mining and plotting go hand-in-hand.  Even when the world you’re writing about […]

Fieldwork That Fortifies Your Novel by Lauren Monroe

Getting your facts right adds authenticity to your story.  Author Lauren Monroe shares tips on research and tells us why accuracy matters.  Welcome to RU, Lauren!   Writers work with ever-present anxieties: Stray punctuation. Pressing deadlines. […]

Sticking to Your Guns and Your Setting with Faye Hall

When was the last time you read a book set in Australia? Was it The Thorn Birds? Author Faye Hall talks about writing historical novels set in little known Australian locales that are worlds away from […]

Writing What You Know…And What You Don’t Know…Yet – by Wendy S. Marcus

As writers, we know nothing comes easy. And that applies to research, too. Long-time RU supporter Wendy S.Marcus shares tips on expanding the boundaries of what you know and researching the unknown. One randomly chosen […]

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