Becky Martinez, who writes as Rebecca Grace, has focused on writing almost every day of her working life for the past 40 years. She is a former broadcast journalist who spent 30 years working in TV newsrooms and nearly ten years in public relations. For the past ten years she has been writing fiction, non-fiction books on writing as well as teaching writing classes, coaching individuals on their writing, and giving onsite presentations.
She has had novels, novellas and short stories published in mystery, romance, and romantic suspense and is co-author of Ten Steps to Creating Memorable Characters, published by Random House. Her latest book, Blues at 11, is a humorous mystery, set in the world of a Los Angeles television journalist. It was published by The Wild Rose Press in January 2015. Her previous book, Dead Man’s Rules, was also published by TWRP in 2014. Her short story, “Trouble in the Rockies” was part of the anthology, The Trouble with Romance, which was a New Mexico Book Award finalist. Her next short story, “One More Romance,” is part of an anthology published in 2015 by the Heart of Denver Romance Writers. She is currently working on the second book in the Blues series and a follow up to Dead Man’s Rules.