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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 […]

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 […]

Change is in the wind at RU

TweetChange is a part of life, but it’s not always something we enjoy. Remember the old cartoons, where Wile E. Coyote waits around the corner, with an anvil ready to drop on Road Runner’s head? […]

Building Blocks of Fiction: SEQUELS

Ciao, everybody. I hope you caught this week’s earlier posts. On Monday, we discussed scenes, or discrete building blocks in a novel. On Wednesday, we discussed a proactive segment of story called a SCENE. SCENES […]

Building Blocks of Fiction: SCENES

Ciao, everyone! Here we are with part two of the building blocks posts. Last time, we talked about scenes (lowercase). Today, we’re going to discuss SCENES (uppercase). And yes, there is a difference. If you […]

Building Blocks of Fiction

Ciao, everybody. Staci here. It’s my week again. I haven’t had a chance to line up any guest posts, so I started thinking about what comes in threes that I could write about with respect […]