Weekly Lecture Schedule

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Theresa Stevens on Being a Writer in a Changing Clime

The fog of memory has swallowed the exact date and conference, but at some point in the mid-2000s, when I was working in-house for a small press, I attended a conference luncheon where I met […]

Sometimes you just have to say, “Yes.” by Kris Tualla

TweetPlease welcome KRIS TUALLA – this is her debut visit to Romance University! And, by the way, Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m about to take you on a journey. Please bear with me, this gets good. […]

Cinematic Scene Building – by Kris Bock

TweetHappy Monday, RU Crew! Please welcome RU Contributor Kris Bock! ‘Tis the season – for holiday romances on Lifetime and the Hallmark Channel. Take a break from your binge-watching and let’s look at what we […]

Housekeeping Tips with Helen Henderson

TweetMost people I’ve met don’t enjoy housekeeping. Some even loath it and make putting off the “special” cleanings an art form. Prettying up the mundane tasks with music or dance steps still can’t bring enjoyment […]

The Publishing Journey By Jamie K. Schmidt

TweetPlease welcome USA Today Bestselling Author JAMIE K. SCHMIDT in her debut visit to Romance University!  If you want to go from New York City to Los Angeles, chances are you’re going to need a map, […]

Jo Robertson on Revision with Diction and Syntax

It’s the last day of the RU hiatus. Carrie, Becke, and I are clearing out the complimentary toiletries in our hotel rooms at the Connaught, while Adrienne, Kelsey, and Tracey are eyeing the last petit four […]

RU 2016: Our Thanks and Happy Holidays!

TweetSince 2009, Romance University has published upwards of 1700 posts. We’re proud to be a part of the diverse romance writing community. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has contributed to […]

Geeky Writer Gifts with Pat Haggerty

There is little that makes me happier than receiving some piece of geekery. Gadgets abound in my home, from talking remote controls to the latest in rolling pins. I have no control. And I’m betting […]

Writing Holiday Romance by Nancy Naigle

TweetPlease welcome back NANCY NAIGLE, who returns with a very seasonal post.   I love the holidays. Especially Christmas, and anyone who knows me knows that I’m a Hallmark Christmas movie fanatic. Yes, I’ve been […]

Characters Leave, Authors Live On by Helen Henderson

TweetHave you ever finished the last book in a great series and moped afterward? It’s a uniquely different experience for authors who’ve written a series. Helen Henderson explains. I have been thinking a lot about […]