Romance Writing

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Make a Wish List with Donna Cummings

For the first time in many years, I am resolution-free. Not sure how it happened, but I haven’t come up with a single thing I’ve got to push myself to accomplish. That is until I […]

Three Parts, One Wish by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Yay! Laurie Schnebly Campbell is with us at Romance University! I came “THIS CLOSE” to meeting Laurie this summer, which would have completely made my day. If you’ve never taken one of Laurie’s classes, sign […]

Readers’ Choice: On the Power of Set Pieces and Whammos by Damon Suede

TweetIn another not-to-be-missed post, Damon Suede teaches us about “set pieces and whammos” and how they can make or break your story. A set piece can refer to anything from an action-packed chase to a particularly sexy seduction or […]

Converting Backstory into Character with Theresa Stevens, Editor

Due to an unexpected glitch, we’re re-running a post by our favorite editor Theresa Stevens! Theresa Stevens joins RU once again (yay!) to lead us through the process of character development. Fire up your printers […]

Sports Romance Is More Than The Score By Elizabeth Harmon

While I’m not a fan of sports, I do love me some sports romance! Elizabeth Harmon is here to tell us a bit more on how to make your sports romance more authentic. It had […]

Good Presentation—Can it Really Influence How your Novel is Received and Perceived? By Tessa Shapcott

For everyone who has self-published out there, you’ve asked yourself whether you need a professional to copy edit your work. Tessa Shapcott is here to tell you her side of why you should! In my […]

Romance: Finding your Own Happy Ending by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back to Tessa Shapcott! Today Tessa’s going to tell us how to get the great HEA ….one of my favorite parts of a romance novel. Read onward! Happy endings and romance—they go together like […]

Feminism vs Romance Novels by Eva Leigh

You may know her as Zoe Archer, but watch out world, here comes her alter ego – Eva Leigh! Attacks against romance novels are as inevitable as the changing of the seasons. Ever since books […]

S.T.A.N.D. and DELIVER by Cynthia Tennent

Welcome to author Cynthia Tennent who’s here to tell us how to make your book even better with S.T.A.N.D and DELIVER! My Kindle is littered with the carcasses of dead samples. At one time or […]

They’re Only Words by Vanessa Knight

Welcome back to Vanessa Knight! She posted with us last April with a fabulous post – Nerds Unite – Plotting is Awesome! They’re only words. Yeah right. As I sit here staring at a blank […]

Upcoming Posts

  • Mar 3, 2017 Using Song Lyrics to Show Character and Relationships in your Romance Novel by Bliss Bennet
  • Mar 6, 2017 Author Cross Promotion: Getting By With a Little Help From My Friends - by Heatherly Bell and Amy Lamont
  • Apr 5, 2017 The Devil's in the Details - by Staci Troilo

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