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A Family Romance: Babies, children and other supporting players

By Julia Williams, Editor, Medical Romance Babies, children and family – what have they got to do with romance? Well, […]

Posted on: September 17, 2015
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From Alpha Hero to HEA: A Harlequin Romance Glossary

  We all know the romance genre has conventions and guidelines that set it apart from other types of stories. […]

Posted on: September 16, 2015
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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: September 16, 2015
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Plot Points: How to outline your novel with Tawny Weber and Jennifer Faye

Writing a novel is a big undertaking. Where do you even start? We asked two Harlequin authors to share their […]

Posted on: September 16, 2015
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Sex on the Page: How to keep the romance in your sex scenes

By Laura Barth, Associate Editor, Harlequin Blaze and American Romance Do you like the steamy bits best? Sex is an […]

Posted on: September 15, 2015
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Keeping Pace: Plot your romance with excitement and tension

By Rachel Burkot, Associate Editor, Harlequin Kimani Spanx—and pacing—can fix a saggy middle! If you were setting up a bookshelf […]

Posted on: September 14, 2015