Writing Romance

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Careers in Romance Novels and How They Affect Characterization with Summerita Rhayne

Welcome Summerita Rhayne to Romance University! Today Summerita tells us how your characters career should fit their personality! Character building is tough to nail in fiction but especially hard in romantic fiction where you need […]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: The Art of Writing Dialogue with Maria McKenzie

Our scheduled guest wasn’t able to join us today, but we’ve dug through the archives and found this fabulous post on dialogue by author Maria McKenzie.  Think of your plot as a blank linen canvas stretched […]

Braiding Your Story with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Grab yourself a cup of coffee and snuggle up next to your computer/smartphone/laptop and read this excellent article by my favorite VP – Laurie Schnebly Campbell. What makes a story braided? At first glance that […]

I Went to RWA Nationals and Got a Lot More Than a Bag from Harlequin – Pat Haggerty

Did you make it to RWA Nationals? Pat Haggerty did – and here’s his thoughts about what he did, who he saw and just how hot it gets in San Antonio! Just about a month […]

Setting—It’s More Than The Name of a City with Kat Cantrell

A big thank-you today for Kat Cantrell who’s filling in for Handsome Hansel on super short notice. Her post below on setting is a definite keeper! One of the greatest inventions of the last ten […]

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 […]

Handsome Hansel – Motivate Motivate Motivate

Help me welcome back Handsome Hansel of Dance of Romance. Today HH is talking about motivation in writing – how easy it is to lose, and how to get it back! No one ever said […]

Put Yourself into Your Books with Cathy Tully

Welcome to a first-time poster on RU, author Cathy Tully. Today Cathy’s going to tell us how she puts a little of herself into each and every book she writes. I’ve been writing for almost […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule April 14-18

Spring planting is just starting here in the midwest – read some of these great articles and you’ll have seeds of new ideas sprouting in your writing brain as well! Monday, April 14 – Literary […]

The Importance of Vulnerability in Relationships with Angela Ackerman

Whether your characters exchange those furtive first glances or give in to the undeniable chemistry they share, opening their hearts means making themselves vulnerable. The fabulous Angela Ackerman returns to talk about why vulnerability plays an […]

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