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Dear Editor, Is it bad that my characters love to fight?

Dear Editor, My characters love to fight. From the first page, they just have this witty repartee that turns into […]

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Interview with…Christy Jeffries!

Let’s give a big welcome to Christy Jeffries, our newest visitor to the SYTYCW blog! We’re delighted to have her and chat […]

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Advice from the Archives: Pantsers and Plotters–Two Faces of the Same Writing Coin

So you’ve finally decided to write your book. Or perhaps you’re double- or triple-checking a few plot points in your […]

Posted on: January 11, 2017

Dear Editor, What is an editor’s normal response time to a submission?

Dear Editor, What is an editor’s normal response time to a submission? I sent in my manuscript ten months ago […]

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Advice from the Archives: I Can Relate to That!

by Birgit Davis-Todd, Senior Executive Editor, Harlequin I can relate to that….  It’s a familiar phrase to many of us and […]

Posted on: November 23, 2016

My Editor Crush: Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton

by Patience Bloom I am officially outing myself as an obsessive follower of the Shefani relationship. I enjoy Gwen and Blake […]

Posted on: November 21, 2016

Interview with…Yvonne Lindsay!

We’re delighted to interview this talented Harlequin Desire author whose book One Heir…or Two? is out in November. So without […]

Posted on: October 31, 2016

The Black Moment: What is it, why do you need it and how can you make it powerful?

by Shana Asaro As an editor, one of my favorite things to talk about is the black moment. All types […]

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Top Ten Reasons to Write a Small Town Romance

Fresh off the desk of Kayla King, editorial assistant for Harlequin Intrigue and Harlequin Nocturne (@KJReadsRomance). It’s no surprise that […]

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Interview with…Jenna Kernan!

So a cowboy, a werewolf and a FBI agent walk into a bar… What lines do you write for? I […]

Posted on: September 26, 2016