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Becke Martin Davis

Becke Martin Davis has written 181 posts for Romance University

Silencers, don’t. By Adam Firestone

All I know about silencers I learned from action movies, primarily those featuring Agent 007. That’s all I knew before I met ADAM FIRESTONE, that is. Most of what I “knew” about silencers was wrong, […]

And the winner is…

Jeanne Adams has drawn the winner of Wednesday’s giveaway, and the winner is…DEBBIE HAUPT! Congratulations, Debbie!

Is There Really Anyone Out There? by Jeanne Adams

I first met Jeanne Adams through the Romance Bandits blog, and since then I’ve read all her books. I’m excited about the new path she’s taking with her upcoming release. Be sure to go to […]

When the Gazillionth Pass Through Your Manuscript Tries to Kill You by Heather Webb

How many drafts does it take for you to get your story the way you want it? Two? Ten? A gazillion? If option three rings a bell, this post is for you. Please welcome back […]

Organize Your Writing Project(s) via a Spreadsheet by Stacy McKitrick

When I first met Stacy McKitrick, we were both unpublished writers and members of the Ohio Valley chapter of RWA. Stacy has left me in the dust, with her second book scheduled for release on […]

Keeping it Simple — Guidelines for Writing Novellas by Barbara Monajem

Indirectly, Jennifer Crusie introduced me to Barbara Monajem. When I first started writing fiction, my go-to site (besides RU, of course) was the Cherry Forum. (Avid Crusie fans go by the collective name, “Cherries.”) It’s […]

Creativity, Writing, and the Ever-Changing Face of Publishing by Marilyn Brant

I first discovered Marilyn Brant‘s books several years ago, and I’ve been hoping to meet her in person ever since. I’m kind of stalking her – I moved to Chicago and joined her local RWA […]

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 […]

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