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Advice from the Archives: Balancing the Secondary Cast with the Leading Couple

On Tuesday, we posted a call story from debut Special Edition author Darby Baham. Today, we bring you a post […]

Posted on: November 10, 2020
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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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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: Secondary Characters, Get Outta Here!

This week on the blog, we’re talking you through creating strong secondary characters! Read on for our advice (originally posted […]

Posted on: July 16, 2020
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Advice from the Archives—Romance 101: Secondary Characters

This week on the blog, we’re talking you through how to bring those wonderful secondary characters who fill out your […]

Posted on: July 14, 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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Advice from the Archives: The Plot Thickens…or How I Came to Like Fish

by Patience Bloom This advice was originally posted in August 2017 but the wisdom of this piece is timeless! Read […]

Posted on: May 26, 2020
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Advice from the Archives—Character 101: Building Complex, Interesting, Memorable Characters

Today we bring you a post from our archives! At the heart of a great romance are characters we can […]

Posted on: October 11, 2019
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What We’re Watching: Killing Eve

By Katie Gowrie Despite being late to the party, after hearing about this show from EVERYONE, I finally decided to […]

Posted on: July 3, 2019