Ruth Harris

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Style, Fear And The Bias Against Creativity with Ruth Harris

“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta RU contributor and author Ruth Harris (in her own inimitable style) talks about overcoming fears and embracing […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 7th to July 12th, 2014

We’ve got four great lectures lined up for you this week, so get yourself a frosty one, pull up a lounge chair, and join us!  Monday, July 7th – Editor Heather Webb presents: Anti-Heroes: Why […]

How To Turn Real Life Into Bestselling Fiction with Ruth Harris

We’ve heard it before…write what you know. Ruth Harris shares her tips on transforming real life events into compelling fiction.  10 SECRETS FOR TURNING TRUE LIFE INTO FICTION One of the questions writers hear most […]

Fried? Frazzled? Frustrated? Ruth Harris on How to be a Writer in the Twenty-First Century Without Going Bonkers

When was the last time you enjoyed a Calgon moment? RU contributor Ruth Harris talks about something writers know all too well.  You’ve got a book to write, a cover to create, tweets to tweet […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule: October 14 – 19, 2013

If you’d rather be reading – or writing – than watching baseball or football, you’ve come to the right place. Luckily for those of you who want to watch the game(s), we’ll be here when […]

The Scene Stealers – And Why Every Writer Needs (at least) One by Ruth Harris

Regular RU contributor, Ruth Harris, talks about creating memorable (but not necessarily likeable) characters and how they can pull you out of the weeds and add dimension to your story. Welcome back, Ruth! Scene stealers […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 8 to July 12, 2013

Barbecue, beach reads, and baseball means summer is in full swing! Whether you’re on holiday or hunkering down at home, class is always in session on the RU campus. Here’s our line-up for this week: […]

James Bond Meets Nora Ephron. Or Is It The Other Way Around?

RU contributor and NYT bestselling author Ruth Harris tells us how headlines, current culture, and love after forty inspired her to write her latest book, THE CHANEL CAPER. Welcome back, Ruth!  For a long time I’ve […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule: April 1 – April 5, 2013

We’re kicking off the first week of April with more great lectures. Bring your leftover Easter candy and join us.    Mon, 4/1 – Making Your Characters Leap Off the Page with author Terri L. Austin Wed, […]

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- […]

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