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Approaching Year End by Natalie J. Damschroder

TweetWait , you say – I thought RU was on hiatus. Well, it is. But when one of our regular guests – Natalie J. Damschroder, to be precise – goes to the trouble of writing […]

And the winner is…TRACI KENWORTH!

TweetI hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! My apologies for the delayed announcement of Maggie Blackbird’s giveaway winner. The winner is…TRACI KENWORTH! As Maggie noted in her post: “One commenter will receive an e-copy […]

New Author? New at Promotion? by Maggie Blackbird

TweetWe are excited to welcome back MAGGIE BLACKBIRD. Maggie joined us for the first time back in August, with a post on dealing with chronic illness. Today, Maggie is back with questions familiar to both new […]

Should you change your writing brand? by Jenn Stark

TweetI’m excited to welcome back the fabulous JENN STARK! You may know her by one of her other pseudonyms (read on). Scroll down for details of her GIVEAWAY! When I first started publishing in 2013, […]

The Writer’s Best Assistant…and Critic…and Inspiration by Joan Kayse

TweetI’m excited to welcome back author JOAN KAYSE. Scroll down for details of Joan’s two giveaways! Writers of every sort: fiction, non-fiction, romance, sci-fi, mystery… The Chronicles of Narnia… all  have baskets full of these […]

Sanity Break, Revisited by Becke (Martin) Davis

TweetIt was a dark and stormy night…This iconic opening is a writing prompt to end all writing prompts. It spawned one of the best known contests in literary circles. The contest celebrates dubious descriptions and […]

And the winner is…Barbara Rae Robinson!

TweetCongratulations, Barbara! Yesterday, Maggie Blackbird posted: “On July 06, 2018, eXtasy Books released my first novel in The Matawapit Family trilogy, Blessed, which I’m giving away in e-format (ePUB, .mobi, or PDF) to one commenter.”   Barbara Rae […]

If you have a chronic illness…by Maggie Blackbird

TweetPlease welcome Canadian author MAGGIE BLACKBIRD to Romance University! Scroll down for details of her giveaway. If you have a chronic illness… …then this blog post is for you.  Nobody expects to get sick.  Nobody […]

What Harry Potter and Tracey Devlyn Have in Common

A post from another one of our co-founders, Tracey Devlyn. At the end of June, I had the good fortune of visiting New York City for the first time while attending the Romance Writers of […]

Cover Quotes and How to Get Them with Jennifer Fusco

TweetToday’s post is a replay of a post that originally appeared at RU on March 25, 2015.  Jennifer Fusco answers the question – do cover quotes help sell books? In my current book MARKET OR DIE I […]