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Thoughts on Independently Publishing Your First Book – by Veronica Scott

Nowadays there are multiple options for publishing and whether you’ve yet to finish your first book, how you’ll get your book into a reader’s hands is something you need to address. RU Contributor Veronica Scott […]

What Makes a Great Fiction Book Editor? by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back to Tessa Shapcotthere with another fabulous post – what kind of editor do you need? A great one of course! There is a myth that a good writer doesn’t need an editor. I’d […]

Never Give Up on Getting Back Your Rights By Joanna Campbell Slan

TweetI’m a fan of Joanna Campbell Slan‘s long-running Kiki Lowenstein books as well as her newer Cara Mia Delgatto mystery series – I especially enjoy the quirky characters. The plots are tricky enough to keep […]

The One Romance Novel Trope Every Author Deals With Behind The Scenes: Constant Rejection

First time RU poster Michael Alvear shows us how to deal with rejection – by comparing them to romance tropes! Read on! The damsel in distress isn’t just a tried and true trope in a […]

Strategic Planning by Veronica Scott

Tweet Today’s topic is the perfect way to start off the New Year. RU Contributor Veronica Scott discusses the advantages and the reality of setting goals. I wasn’t sure if a post on how I […]

Maximize the Benefits of Your Multi-author Writing Cooperative by Jan O’Hara

TweetI am so excited to welcome the fabulous JAN O’HARA (of Writer Unboxed fame) with her second* RU post. I read Jan’s debut novel, OPPOSITE OF FROZEN, about a week ago and I loved it. […]

Formatting Tips for Indie Authors Who Want to Do it All Without Learning HTML by Ann Warner

TweetPlease welcome back ANN WARNER, with a special post aimed at those who are dealing with the challenges of self-publishing. Scroll to “the Question” below for details of Ann’s giveaway. While creating MOBI files is […]

Not for the Faint of Heart: Making the Switch from Traditional to Indie Author by Leigh Duncan

RU followers are probably familiar with Leigh Duncan and her books with Harlequin American Romance. A visit to her website will give you a clue that there are changes afoot. Today, Leigh fills us in […]

CAPITOL DANGER: A COLLABORATION by Suzanne Ferrell

TweetMerriam Webster defines “anthology” as “a published collection of writings (such as poems or short stories) by different authors.” But within that definition, there is room for variations on form and format. Suzanne Ferrell describes […]

Author Blogging: How, How Much, How Often By Kayelle Allen

Kayelle Allen is a busy woman. And as such she asked herself how often did she REALLY need to blog? She shares her answers with our RU crew! As an author, leader of two writing […]