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10 Romance Clichés: Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em?

by Patience Bloom, adapted from her blog Every genre has its clichés and I sort of love them because they can […]

Posted on: November 6, 2019

10 Tips for Writing the Perfect Cinderella Story

We’ve all known and adored the classic Cinderella tale from the moment we started to read (or listen to bedtime […]

Posted on: August 7, 2019

5 Reasons to Love Meet Cutes

by Connolly Bottum Regardless of whether I am reading a book or watching a movie or a television show, I […]

Posted on: May 17, 2019

5 Reasons to Love Romantic Conflict!

We editors strive to relay the importance of romantic conflict. After reading umpteenthousand books, we just know that the key […]

Posted on: April 2, 2019

Top 10 Reasons Why We Reject a Project

By Patience Bloom Do you live in fear of the rejection letter? Maybe you’ve received a few and spend days […]

Posted on: March 19, 2019

Top Ten Reasons to Love a Fake Married (Or Engaged or Dating…) Romance

This top ten list is off the desk of Megan Broderick, Assistant Editor for Harlequin Romantic Suspense and Special Edition. […]

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Top Three Reasons to Love a Snowbound Romance

By Katie Gowrie The SYTYCW team is in the thick of winter. February is a tough month, fraught with what […]

Posted on: February 6, 2019

7 Spooky Romances to Watch This Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and along the thrills and chills we can all expect from fright night, it’s […]

Posted on: October 24, 2018

5 Reasons to Join an Online Writing Community

By: Kayla King Brought to you from our Archives. In the spirit of buckling down to write as summer draws […]

Posted on: September 6, 2018

7 Royal Romance Films to Get You Pumped for the Royal Wedding

By Katie Gowrie Are you tuning in to Harry and Meghan’s wedding this weekend? This week on SYTYCW we’ve been […]

Posted on: May 17, 2018