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Becke Martin Davis

Becke Martin Davis has written 174 posts for Romance University

STUXNET: ANATOMY OF A CYBER WEAPON by Adam Firestone

RU’s resident weapons expert ADAM FIRESTONE returns with a post that will make you wary of flash drives, computer worms and cyber attacks. Stuxnet is widely described as the first cyber weapon.  In fact, Stuxnet […]

Plaques, Pins, and Golden Statues By Nancy Herkness

Thousands of romance writers are dusting off suitcases, evaluating their wardrobes and polishing their elevator pitches in preparation for the 34th Annual Conference of Romance Writers of America in San Antonio, Texas. The conference is […]

The Bollywood Revolution – South Asian Authors and Romance

Sonali Dev’s upcoming release, A BOLLYWOOD AFFAIR, was the inspiration for this panel discussion. The seven featured authors blog together at SarisandStories.com. Their publishers are as far-ranging as Harlequin-India, Amazon-India, Samhain and Entangled (just as […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule, Monday, June 30 – Friday, July 4, 2014

Why wait until the end of the week to celebrate? It’s fun and fireworks every day (well, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at Romance University! Monday, June 30 - Hit the Ground Running! (Grabbing an Editor’s/Reader’s Attention […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule for Monday, June 23 – Saturday, June 28

Join RU’s quartet of guests this week, whether you’re stuck behind a desk or basking on the beach. Monday, June 23 - P.J. Sharon presents “Anatomy of an Edgy YA Heroine.” Wednesday, June 25 - Amy Villalba […]

Embracing the Fear of Writing by Nkatha Gitonga

 Today’s guest, Nkatha Gitonga, addresses a topic familiar to almost everyone who has attempted to put words on a page–fear of writing. The writer’s block is the writer’s incapability to embrace fear, the “fear of […]

How to Choreograph Direct Action Scenes by Adam Firestone

Weapons expert and literary consultant Adam Firestone became a regular RU columnist shortly after presenting an all-day writers’ workshop hosted by the Ohio Valley RWA chapter.  In this interview, flashing back to 2012, we asked Adam about a […]

Sonali Dev: Why Backstory is the Spine of Your Story And How to Use it to Make Your Story Stand Tall

Backstory. The word strikes terror into the hearts of writers learning their trade, but backstory doesn’t always wear a black hat. Longtime RU follower and soon-to-be-published author SONALI DEV shares some insights on backstory that […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule for Monday, June 16 – Friday, June 20, 2014

If your yacht’s in the shop and your private beach has been invaded by conga-dancing nudists, make the most of your unexpected free time by joining us at Romance University!   Monday, June 16 - Why […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule, Monday, June 9 – Saturday, June 14, 2014

Join as at Romance University, where our guests shine so bright you’re going to need shades!   Monday, June 9 - Dissecting Your Characters with Terri L. Austin Wednesday, June 11 - Author Anise Rae joins us Friday, […]

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