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HEA Writing Week 2023 | Hooks & Tropes

Today for HEA Writing Week, we’re talking about story hooks and tropes. Romance novels use classic tropes to drive the […]

Posted on: November 1, 2023
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HEA Writing Week 2023 | Writing Foundations

Welcome to day two of HEA Writing Week! Today we’re going back to basics to recap some of the writing […]

Posted on: October 31, 2023
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HEA Writing Week 2023 | Planning & Goal Setting

Welcome to HEA Writing Week 2023! We are so excited to kick off this week (and NaNoWriMo) and get everyone […]

Posted on: October 30, 2023
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The Roadmap to Writing Romance: 5 Writing Resources

Get ready for HEA Writing Week from October 30 to November 3 with this top list of writing resources recommended […]

Posted on: October 26, 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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Writing an Opening Paragraph | Medical Romance & Romantic Suspense

The first lines of a novel can do many things, but one of the main objectives is to capture the […]

Posted on: October 18, 2023
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Writing the Modern Hero

This post is based on a presentation made by Editors Hannah Rossiter and Soraya Bouazzaoui at a conference in summer […]

Posted on: October 17, 2023
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Introducing ‘Happily Ever After’ Writing Week 2023!

We’re so excited to announce this year’s ‘Happily Ever After’ Writing Week! Whether you’re participating in NaNoWriMo or you’re just […]

Posted on: October 13, 2023
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On Being a Romance Writer with Harlequin Authors

Today we’re diving into the I Got the Call archives to hear why our authors wanted to become romance writers […]

Posted on: October 9, 2023
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Trope Spotlight: Forced Proximity

The much-loved forced proximity trope is all about giving two people the chance to fall in love, despite all of […]

Posted on: September 27, 2023