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Understanding A Villain’s Motivation (and How to Write It)

Of course, your heroes and heroines have clear goals and motivations that resonate with readers. But what about your villains? […]

Posted on: April 17, 2024
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A Romance Glossary Deep Dive: The Synopsis

Synopsis “An outline or summary of the story, including plot and character development, from the beginning to the end. Most […]

Posted on: April 8, 2024
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I Got the Call! Meet New Harlequin Historical Author Emma-Claire Sunday

Emma-Claire Sunday is on a mission to fill the world’s libraries with queer Happily Ever Afters. At various points in […]

Posted on: November 6, 2023
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I Got the Call: Meet New Harlequin Love Inspired Author Lillian Warner

Harlequin: Tell us about yourself. Our readers want to know! Lillian Warner: I have a master’s degree in professional writing, […]

Posted on: October 23, 2023
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Trope Spotlight: Enemies to Lovers

Romeo and Juliet. Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven (from one of my favorite romances, The […]

Posted on: August 30, 2023
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I Got the Call! Meet New Harlequin Love Inspired Author Stacie Strong

Debut author Stacie Strong was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida.  She and her husband raised two children, and as […]

Posted on: July 4, 2023
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I Got the Call! Meet New Harlequin Heartwarming Author Laurie Batzel

Laurie Batzel is an author of romantic fiction who lives in the mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania with her husband, their […]

Posted on: June 20, 2023
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Juneteenth: Celebrating Black Stories

June 19th, long celebrated in Black communities to remember the day the last enslaved Black Americans learned they were emancipated […]

Posted on: June 19, 2023
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Heat Levels: How Spicy Is Your Romance?

It’s usually simple to decide where you should place your story with Harlequin. If you’ve written a book about Vikings, […]

Posted on: June 14, 2023
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I Got the Call! Meet New Harlequin Romantic Suspense Author Charlene Parris!

Charlene Parris has been reading for as long as she can remember. Her first romance book, discovered in her high […]

Posted on: June 5, 2023