Tessa Shapcott

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Putting Meat on the Bones of your Heroes by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back to Tessa Shapcott as she tells us how to turn a typical male character into a NOT so typical character your readers will love! What makes the ideal romantic hero? We all have […]

Second Chance at Love—Get it Right the First Time by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome welcome Tessa Shapcott!!  I LOVE second chance at love stories, don’t you? When everything comes together and they sail off into an HEA..sigh. =) Here’s Tessa to show us how to make that happen. […]

Advice for Keyboard Athletes—How Olympic Psychology Can Work for Writers by Tessa Shapcott

Did you watch the Olympics? Glued to the screen or just watch the highlights? Either way, Tessa Shapcott shows us how you can use the same training the Olympians use, and bring it to your […]

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 […]

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: The Writer’s Social Media Dilemma – Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back editor Tessa Shapcott. Are you a fan of Twitter? Do you use it daily in your quest to find new authors/readers? Or do you pretend it’s not there? Let’s find out Tessa’s view […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule, Monday, October 20 – Friday, October 24, 2014

Most writers I know don’t say, “Oh, October is almost over. Hallowe’en is near!” They say, “Where has this month gone–it’s almost NaNoWriMo time!” Get your writing mojo working with the help of RU’s fabulous […]

Dealing with Rejection by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back to regular contributor Tessa Shapcott. Today we’re going to learn how to deal with rejection – if you’re a writer, you know it’s something you’re going to have to face one day! You’ve […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 28th to August 1st 2014

Can you believe it’s almost August? Here’s the RU line-up for the last week of July.  Monday, July 28th – Editor Tessa Shapcott on Dealing with Rejection Tuesday, July 29th – Five Ways to Make […]

Deadline Diva: the Pain and the Pleasure by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome Tessa Shapcott (who met her deadline for the RU post with NO problem). Today we’re going to take a strong look at deadlines, love ’em or hate ’em, all writers work with them. Deadlines.  […]

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