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Story Within the Story by Suzanne Brockmann

TweetSuzanne Brockmann is famous for telling a story within a story in her books. It’s a technique that romance writers, in particular, can use to a powerful effect.  Telling a story within the story is […]

Come for the Murder, Stay for the Romance by Kathi Daley

Mystery and romance are my two all-time favorite book genres. When the two genres are combined, I consider it a win-win. Author Kathi Daley shares her take on blending the two, as she likes to […]

Excerpt: Hijack in Abstract by Larissa Reinhart

There are many places you don’t want to be at zero dark thirty, but I’ve got a personal top three. One is the ER. Second is a police station. The third is your ex-boyfriend’s bedroom. […]

Opposing Forces by Adrienne Giordano

Prologue Greg Leeds knew if he opened his balcony door, there’d be no turning back. His heart banged—buhbum-buhbum-buhbum—had to be five hundred beats a minute. He closed his eyes. Anything to block the surge of […]

Tips Before Hiring an Editor with Donnell Ann Bell

We love to welcome back Donnell Ann Bell to Romance University! Donnell gives us GREAT tips on hiring an editor – be ready, you’re going to want to print this one out! Hi, members and […]

Jessica Lemmon Presents Shane August’s Top Five Valentine’s Day Gifts

When JESSICA LEMMON last visited, it was to share her “call” story with us. Now she’s celebrating her new release, TEMPTING THE BILLIONAIRE, by sharing her hero’s favorite Valentine gifts. Scroll down for an excerpt […]

Discussing Foodie Romance with Kimberly Kincaid

You meet all kinds of people in this business and those people write every type of book, genre, angle you can imagine.  Kimberly Kincaid is a RWA chapter-mate of mine (who morphed into a critique […]

Jack Russell Returns to Interview Tracey Devlyn

Hello, Tracey. It’s nice to talk with you again. Some of your readers may remember that you interviewed me in June of 2009 for a Romance University blog titled “A Male’s Perspective on Romance Novels.” […]

Release Party for A Lady’s Revenge & Mega Giveaway! by Tracey Devlyn

RU Readers, welcome to my release party! Can you believe it? I’m still shaking my head in disbelief, even while I’m eating up every precious moment. Nearly three years ago, Adrienne, Kelsey and I opened RU’s […]

Strong & Sassy Heroines with Annie Seaton

The romance writing world is a small one and Annie Seaton and I have crossed paths many times. I am so thrilled to have this strong and sassy author telling us how to put that […]