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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 […]

BookBub – The Holy Grail of Book Advertising by KC Falls

BookBub. It is the Holy Grail of book advertising. It is the Mount Everest that each author Sisyphus dutifully pushes the boulder up month after month hoping (mostly in vain) that this time the rock […]

Don’t Be Me! Find the Happy in YOUR Publishing Journey by Wendy S. Marcus

I’m thrilled to be back at Romance University! It’s been…years. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a multi-published, award-winning author of romance fiction. Sounds impressive, right? When I see another author say […]

Which Readers Would Also Read Your Books? Finding Comp Titles by Amy Alessio

I am honored to post another guest column before RU begins hiatus later this month.  RU has been a go-to site for me to learn and hear from favorite authors who inspire me including some […]

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, […]

NaNoWriMo Struggles? Resources to Get You Back on Track with Angela Ackerman

Maybe it was a dare. Or giddy euphoria from too much Halloween candy made you do it. Or maybe deep down, you’re just a teensy bit of a sadist. In any case, you decided to […]

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 […]

Writing an Epic Whodunit by Peggy Webb

TweetWe’re excited to welcome PEGGY WEBB with news of her latest project. When best friends from across the country attend a writers’ conference and talk into the wee hours for three days straight, the result is […]

Why Authenticity Is an Essential Element of a Powerful Personal Brand – Jade Parker

Have you ever wondered why George R.R. Martin became so popular? Fans from all around the world eagerly wait for his book. They are hooked on a special factor – authenticity. But it’s not just […]

Sometimes It’s Okay to Walk Away – by Pippa Roscoe

TweetWriting is instinctual, and you know when something isn’t write with your ms, you’ll  try to fix it. But what if it can’t be fixed? Author Pippa Roscoe shares her insight on abandoning her manuscript. […]