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Writing the Modern Hero

This post is based on a presentation made by Editors Hannah Rossiter and Soraya Bouazzaoui at a conference in summer […]

Posted on: October 17, 2023

Harlequin Editors’ Top 10 Romance Heroes of 2019

For 70 years, the Harlequin Editors have been on the lookout for unforgettable heroes who embody romance.  As the year […]

Posted on: December 10, 2019

#WritingChallenge: Single Dads!

by Deirdre The single dad hero is a romance trope we love! Strong, caring, and self-reliant, single dads are heroes. […]

Posted on: June 16, 2017

Why I hate La La Land

by Victoria Curran Senior Editor Victoria Curran’s pre-Oscars rant…with lots and lots of spoilers! Yeah, yeah, yeah: It swept the […]

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Advice Swap: Where do you find the inspiration for your heroes?

Hi everyone, After all of your amazing, insightful responses to our last Advice Swap on dealing with writer’s block, we’re back […]

Posted on: July 18, 2016

10 Ways to Write a Sexy Sheikh!

Read on for our top tips on how to make the most of one of our favorite alpha heroes… The Sheikh is […]

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Advice from the Archives: Can Heroes Ever Be Too Bad?

Do you love writing heroes with edge? Ever wondered how much edge is too much? Then this blog from last […]

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Advice From The Archives: Be Seduced by the Alpha Male

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today’s Advice from the Archives is from the 2010 New Voices competition and is sure to help […]

Posted on: July 15, 2015

How To Create Characters Everyone Will Love

This week, the very lovely @LauraMcCallen, Editorial Assistant/Assistant Editor on the Harlequin Presents team, gives you her top tip on how […]

Posted on: March 7, 2015

My Ultimate Crush: Khal Drogo

Harlequin Presents author Michelle Smart (@chellebellwrite) has us wondering how on earth we missed this devilishly handsome star in this week’s Ultimate Crush!  Khal […]

Posted on: March 2, 2015