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Romance Writing 101: Where do you start?

Meet Grace, your very own Harlequin insider, here to guide you through the secret art of writing romance! Hello! Before […]

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Weekend Writing Tips: Carly Byrne

This weekend’s writing tip is courtesy of the wonderful Carly Byrne! We hope you enjoy it – happy writing! The […]

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Dear Editor, I keep running out of steam with my story – help!

Dear Editor, I was so excited when I started writing my new project – but now I’m halfway through I’ve […]

Posted on: April 13, 2016

10 ways to make your amnesia story unforgettable…!

Apologies for the ‘unforgettable’ pun, but we couldn’t resist… Romance, suspense, a bombshell revelation – what’s not to enjoy about an amnesia […]

Posted on: April 11, 2016

A Heartwarming #WritingChallenge!

Hi everyone, At Heartwarming, we’re always on the lookout for stories with high stakes, where the characters must risk giving […]

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Dear Editor, I’m worried that my heroes are too beta-male for Harlequin!

Dear Editor, I want to write for Harlequin, but I’m worried that the heroes I like are more beta than […]

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Here’s your weekend #WritingChallenge!

Hi everyone, One of the most precious moments in a romance is when the hero and heroine first meet! But […]

Posted on: March 25, 2016

10 Ways to Write a Sexy Sheikh!

Read on for our top tips on how to make the most of one of our favorite alpha heroes… The Sheikh is […]

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Weekend Writing Tips: Pippa Roscoe

This weekend’s writing tip is courtesy of the lovely Pippa Roscoe! Enjoy, and happy writing! The SYTYCW Editors x

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Dear Editor, how do I create a flawed character?

Dear Editor, How can I write a flawed character while keeping the readers’ sympathy? Thanks, Sandra   Dear Sandra, Ensuring […]

Posted on: March 16, 2016