Writing Romance

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The Recipe for Romance Novel Ragù by Staci Troilo

Tweet The first time I invited Staci Troilo to guest blog with RU, I visited her website and learned that she was an award-winning recipe developer. We’ve exchanged a few emails since then, almost all […]

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. […]

First Glance… On Meeting Characters and Making Impressions by Damon Suede

Even flying cross country in wild turbulence, Damon Suede puts together another fabulous post. =0) Learn how to get your audience to fall head over heels for your characters. Romance audiences show up looking for […]

Secondary Characters in Romance – Yay or Nay by Summerita Rhayne

Romance readers are often very selective about the kind of romance they read. To an outsider romance fiction is one genre, but just ask one of us! A reader of historical fiction may not think […]

Imperfect Words: The Unfathomable Power of Placeholders by Damon Suede

Welcome Damon Suede with his latest and greatest post – placeholders! Do you use them? Despise them? Damon’s here to tell us why they’re GREAT! Sing O Muse of the Glory of Placeholders! Praise be […]

LEAP HERE: on the Power of Improv for all Creative Professionals by Damon Suede

TweetDamon Suede, who visits RU with another spectacular post, shows how the concept of improv can improve your writing skills as well. I come to fiction from theatre. In some ways that gives me all […]

Structure Saves The Day—Again with Adrienne Giordano

Yay!  Adrienne Giordano is back with a great post on structure – and her slight obsession with it! Good morning, RU Crew. It’s great to be back! I’ve written before about my ongoing (and uncontrollable) […]

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: How to Begin a Romance, by Helena Fairfax

I received a very sweet letter from Helena Fairfax who has been a follower of RU for years. How could I resist when she asked if she could post with us? =) I’m the sort […]

Outsmarting Your Brain with Donna Cummings

I bless the day I ran across Donna Cummings on Twitter. We have the same sense of humor, both love writing and brownies, and she makes a great guest on RU! I have a monkey […]

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 […]

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