Writing Emotion

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Writing Emotionally Charged Books and Scenes – by Heatherly Bell

Tweet Heatherly Bell has two releases this month and still found the time to write a post for us. Welcome back, Heatherly! Thank you for having me here again today. It’s a pleasure to return […]

Emotional Depth – Putting the Spark in Your Story by Rachael Thomas

Tweet Good morning! Please welcome back Harlequin author Rachael Thomas. During my journey to publication I was told my work lacked spark. At the time it baffled me. What was this magical spark and how […]

Janice Hardy presents: Five Ways to Describe Emotions Without Making Your Character Feel Too Self Aware

Tweet  We’re on hiatus this week, but we’d like to share a few of our most read posts. Here’s one from 2013 written by author and blogger Janice Hardy.  Emotions are critical to making a […]

BE The Dude by Laura Drake

TweetThe characters you’ve created have distinct personalities and their actions and emotions should be true to their character. Author Laura Drake’s post, with excellent examples, illustrates this point.  I have Margie Lawson to thank (yet […]

Writing with Emotion by Laura Drake

Good morning, RU crew. According to our stats, posts on writing emotion are very popular with readers. RITA® award winning author Laura Drake joins us with another post on the same topic. You’ll want to bookmark […]

EMOTIONAL WRITING – Two Simple Words That Wield Great Power by Cindy Nord

I pulled an all-nighter when I read Cindy Nord’s first book, a romance set during the Civil War. (And when I asked her if she’d consider guest blogging with us, she was nice enough to […]

How to Use the Five Senses to Create Sexual Tension – with Vonda Sinclair

Characters, plot and GMC are integral components to any story, but in the romance genre, it’s the sexual tension and correlating emotions that add to the drama. Author Vonda Sinclair shares her tips on heightening […]

Janice Hardy presents: Five Ways to Describe Emotions Without Making Your Character Feel Too Self Aware

I’m excited to introduce our latest Visiting Professor, author and blogger Janice Hardy. I’ve been a lurker on Janice’s popular blog, The Other Side of the Story, which is chock full of wonderful advice for […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 15th to July 19th

Whether you’re poolside with a fruity umbrella drink or standing in the longest line you’ve ever seen at an amusement park packed with screaming kids, we hope you’ll have time to stop in and check […]

Building Sexual Tension with Vonda Sinclair

After the second glance and before the first kiss, something magical happens between the hero and heroine. But how do you achieve that electrifying snap, crackle, and pop?  Today’s Visiting Professor, Vonda Sinclair, explains the […]

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