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Writing an Opening Paragraph | Medical Romance & Romantic Suspense

The first lines of a novel can do many things, but one of the main objectives is to capture the […]

Posted on: October 18, 2023

Writing Challenge: What’s your heroine’s opening line?

If you’ve been reading our blog lately, you know we’ve been talking about strong openings and active heroines. It’s been […]

Posted on: June 28, 2019

Writing Challenge: What’s at stake?

In our blog post on Crafting Strong Openings, one of our tips was to establish the stakes for one of […]

Posted on: July 20, 2018

#Writing Challenge: Give us your best opening sentence!

We’re a couple of weeks into the 150 Day Challenge and many of you are plotting out your romance novel […]

Posted on: July 14, 2017

Romance Writing 101: Starting with a bang!

This week, Harlequin insider Grace Thiele shares her top tips for grabbing a reader with your first line! One of […]

Posted on: June 22, 2016

Here’s your weekend #WritingChallenge!

Beginnings are crucial, and your opening sentence should grab the reader’s attention, making them want to read on. So this […]

Posted on: March 11, 2016