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Becke Martin Davis

Becke Martin Davis has written 253 posts for Romance University

How To Write Diverse Characters: A Simple Test by Sonali Dev

I’m especially pleased to welcome Sonali Dev back to RU since this is where I first met her, before she was published. She occasionally shared an excerpt of her writing, and I immediately liked her […]

And the winner is…

ERICA RIDLEY, author of Friday’s RU post, is giving away an e-book of THE CAPTAIN’S BLUESTOCKING MISTRESS to one of Friday’s commenters. The winner is: DONNA CUMMINGS! Donna, please email Erica at so she can get your […]

Are you making the most of potentially viral avenues of promotion? by Erica Ridley

I’m excited to welcome USA Today Best-Selling Author ERICA RIDLEY to Romance University! Erica is offering a giveaway – the winner will be chosen from today’s commenters. The giveaway is an e-book of THE CAPTAIN’S […]

Five Lessons Writers Can Learn from a Two-Year-Old by Kelsey Browning

We’re excited to welcome back RU founding member KELSEY BROWNING! I had a realization recently: my first book released a little over two years ago. Two years, seven books, and two novellas. In the world […]

Voices in My Head, or Conversations with Fictional Characters By Becke Martin Davis

RU staffer Becke Martin Davis would like to apologize for using you all as the equivalent of a therapist’s couch. She hasn’t started wearing a tinfoil hat to drown out the voices in her head, […]

Five Habits Writers Should Develop to Beat Procrastination by Cari Bennette


A Hero for Every Story by Joan Kayse

I met Joan Kayse online several years ago, and was lucky enough to meet her – and her cohorts in the Romance Bandits – at RWA National in 2009. Note: Joan will be stuck in […]

MOVIES ‘R US by Libby Fischer Hellmann

Since I met Libby Fischer Hellmann some years back, I seem to come across her everywhere. Not long ago, I was sitting in my living room, watching a mystery on my local PBS station when […]

And we have another winner…

My apologies for missing the date I should have announced the winner of J B Lynn‘s prize drawing – August 10. In her post of July 27, “The Good, The Bad, and What No Tells […]

And the winner is…

On July 29, Jenn Stark announced a giveaway on her post, SIX STEPS TO ESTABLISHING YOUR AUTHOR BRAND, with the winner to be announced August 18. The winner will receive a digital copy of Getting Wilde. ***Drum […]

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