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5 Things My Kids Taught Me About Editing

Introducing our brand-new editor’s column-—check back every month for a message from a Harlequin editor! By Adrienne Macintosh When I […]

Posted on: February 22, 2021
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Harlequin Refresh: Romance plot clichés

(We loved this post so much, we’re re-posting from our archives. Enjoy!) Harlequin editors read a lot of romance books. […]

Posted on: June 25, 2020
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Top 10 Reasons to Write a Holiday Romance

Here’s a post by Kayla King, brought to you from our archives! I confess, I’m one of those people who […]

Posted on: November 20, 2019
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A Day at the Northern Hearts Conference

By Katie Gowrie Last weekend the second annual Northern Hearts conference was held by the Toronto Romance Writers, and it […]

Posted on: September 27, 2019
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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
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Writing Challenge: Set Them Up

By Deirdre McCluskey, Administrative Coordinator, Harlequin Series My favourite romantic comedy of 2018, bar none, was the Netflix movie, Set […]

Posted on: February 8, 2019
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Harlequin REFRESH: Character cliches

Character clichés. Archetypes. Stock characters. We encounter them in every genre—the mad scientist, the femme fatale, the high school jock, […]

Posted on: January 15, 2019
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Harlequin REFRESH Writing Challenge: Replace the cliche

On Tuesday we wrote about freshening your narrative voice by eliminating clichés. Easier said than done! Sometimes a cliché seems […]

Posted on: January 11, 2019
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Harlequin REFRESH! Banish stylistic cliches!

Do your sentences lack zing? Is your narrative voice stale? Tired of the same old phrases? You need… Harlequin REFRESH! […]

Posted on: January 7, 2019
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Holiday Movies with Harlequin

Popcorn and cocoa at the ready? Here’s your official reminder to tune in to these heartfelt Christmas movies based on […]

Posted on: December 7, 2018