Ruth Harris

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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- […]

The Songs We Sang, The Clothes We Wore, The Way We Made Love—And The Books We Write with Ruth Harris

I’m a big fan of Ruth Harris’ books, many of which are set in the fifties, sixties and seventies—decades that brought social and cultural transformation. Aside from great storytelling, I particularly enjoyed her references on the social mores, […]

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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