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Spotlight on: Harlequin Romantic Suspense

All About Harlequin Romantic Suspense Harlequin Romantic Suspense stories are romance-focused stories with a suspense element. Powerful romances are at the […]

Posted on: May 23, 2022

ICYMI: “Conquering the First Chapter” with Patience Bloom

What can we say about the first chapter? It’s an editor’s first impression of your novel! But no pressure, you’ve […]

Posted on: November 18, 2021

Spotlight on: Harlequin Romantic Suspense

Learn all about writing for Harlequin Romantic Suspense in this special video brought to you by Senior Editor Patience Bloom! […]

Posted on: June 21, 2021

Editor Wishlist: Patience Bloom, Senior Editor for Harlequin Romantic Suspense

Want to know what our editors are looking for in a submission? Then stay on top of our Editor Wishlists, […]

Posted on: November 10, 2020

Romantic Suspense Most Wanted: An Editor Wish List

Romance readers just can’t seem to get enough stories with high-stakes action and a big dose of suspense. Harlequin publishes […]

Posted on: September 8, 2020

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

Five Tips to Preserve that Post-Workshop and Conference Enthusiasm

by Patience Bloom You’ve just returned from your first (or eighteenth) Romance Writers of America conference–or meeting of your local […]

Posted on: August 13, 2019

Writing Challenge: Create an Intriguing Heroine

“Consider what makes a person so fascinating. Who captures your interest in a powerful way?” – Senior Editor Patience Bloom, […]

Posted on: April 26, 2019

Advice from the Archives: How to Spot Problem Areas in Your Story

By Patience Bloom (from her blog) It happens to every romance writer. You have a polished piece of work in […]

Posted on: April 22, 2019

Harlequin Refresh! Bringing Scenes to Life!

By Patience Bloom Once you’ve reached the end of your first (or twelfth) draft, you might think you’re ready to […]

Posted on: January 25, 2019