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Romance Writing 101: Imagining your characters

To encourage your participation in our #RomanceIncludesYou blitz, we have a helpful, fun post by one of our former colleagues, Grace […]

Posted on: August 14, 2018

Getting the Call: Meet Clare Connelly!

This week, we welcome new author Clare Connelly to Harlequin Presents! I grew up in a small, rainforest community on […]

Posted on: December 9, 2016

Romance Writing 101: Location, location, location!

Harlequin insider Grace talks you through finding the perfect setting for your story – and bringing it to life! Hello, […]

Posted on: December 5, 2016

Romance Writing 101: Mastering the art of dialogue

Harlequin insider Grace helps you master the mysterious art of dialogue! Hello to you all, dear aspiring writers! Today I’ll […]

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Romance Writing 101: Describing your hero and heroine

This week, Grace Thiele gives you her top tips on how to describe your characters with maximum impact! Hello dearest writers! Today, […]

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Dear Editor, how can I make a whirlwind romance believable?

Dear Editor, I would love to write a whirlwind love story, but I’m worried I won’t be able to make […]

Posted on: August 3, 2016
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An editor’s guide to writing your synopsis

By Susan Litman, Special Edition Editor Every writer’s least favorite part of prepping a submission is the synopsis. Should it […]

Posted on: July 27, 2016

What happens after you submit your story?

Associate Editor Elizabeth Mazer reveals what happens to your story after you hit submit! So, you’ve finished your manuscript—congratulations! And […]

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Advice Swap: Where do you find the inspiration for your heroes?

Hi everyone, After all of your amazing, insightful responses to our last Advice Swap on dealing with writer’s block, we’re back […]

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Advice from the Stars: Scarlet Wilson

Today is our final inspirational quote before RWA 2016 – we hope you’ve enjoyed the advice from the stars! To […]

Posted on: July 13, 2016