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Harlequin Refresh: What makes a manuscript stand out from the crowd?

We hope you enjoyed our month-long focus on author voice in romantic fiction and found it helpful! To round off […]

Posted on: January 31, 2019

Do You Love Love, Actually?

Ah, it’s that time of year again when love is in the air, Christmas is all around, preteens cover Mariah […]

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Inside Harlequin: Editorial with Nicola Caws!

  Today on the blog we launch our Inside Harlequin series! We talk with Nic Caws, Associate Editor at Harlequin, […]

Posted on: November 7, 2018

What We’re Watching: The Bold Type

by Patience Bloom On a somewhat regular basis, we’d like to discuss what we’re reading, watching, and talking about. In addition […]

Posted on: September 10, 2018

The Black Moment: How to raise the romantic stakes before the HEA

By Patience Bloom, Senior Editor, Harlequin Romantic Suspense What is a black moment? In a romance novel, the black moment […]

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Romance Writing 101: Give Your Characters Conflict!

This week, we wanted to bring out one of our former colleagues Grace Thiele’s posts, one which gives you some excellent advice […]

Posted on: August 21, 2018

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

First Chapter Needs from Harlequin Editors

A few years ago Harlequin editors created  a little checklist about effective first chapters. We don’t literally fill them out […]

Posted on: August 3, 2018

Make a Date with Desire: Desire editor roundtable

Turns out, you can judge a book by its cover. In August, Harlequin Desire has a new cover look, and […]

Posted on: August 1, 2018

Romance Writing 101: Where do you start?

This post is republished from the So You Think You Can Write archives from 2016, written by former Presents Editorial […]

Posted on: July 23, 2018