Category: Writing Advice

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Author Tips: Writing Longer Romance and Engaging Readers to the End!

We asked the authors of Harlequin Heartwarming’s latest continuity, The Blackwell Sisters, how they do it—how do they write long […]

Posted on: October 8, 2020
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Advice from the Archives: 5 Things Romantic Conflict Provides

In today’s post from our Archives, we share the many benefits of creating romantic conflict, a key building block of […]

Posted on: October 6, 2020
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Dear Editor, I don’t know where to start my romance novel!

Posted on: October 1, 2020
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How to Handle Editorial Feedback

by Evan Yeong For many of you who searched for and found this post, there’s a chance the hardest step […]

Posted on: September 18, 2020
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Advice from the Archives: Pitch & Synopsis

We have for you some valuable advice from our archives. Ways of pitching have changed with time and social media, […]

Posted on: September 15, 2020
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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. And […]

Posted on: August 25, 2020
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Ready, Set, Write!—A SYTYCW Advice Round-Up

As our loyal readers know, we’ve been doing this for a very long time. This blog contains years of posts […]

Posted on: August 19, 2020
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Advice from the Archives: How to Write an Alpha Heroine

In today’s archive, we bring you a post originally published during Dare Week in 2018 to introduce Harlequin Dare. This […]

Posted on: July 9, 2020
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Advice from the Archives: 50 Shades of an Active Heroine

By Carly Silver Today we bring you a post from our Archives written by Carly Silver, Associate Editor of Harlequin […]

Posted on: July 7, 2020
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From the Archives: Pancakes and Writer’s Block

In this post from 2017, Harlequin Historical author Nicole Locke admits writer’s block is like taming wild animals and making […]

Posted on: June 30, 2020