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Advice from the Archives: How to Keep the Romance in Your Sex Scenes

Do you like the steamy bits best? Sex is an important part of relationships and many romance novels. But writing […]

Posted on: October 3, 2018

Interview with…Michelle Major!

We’re thrilled to have Harlequin Special Edition author Michelle Major joining us. She’s here to tell us about her new […]

Posted on: September 26, 2018

Advice from the Archives: Secondary Characters, Get Outta Here!

Ever read a book that felt like it was fighting a battle called the Invasion of the Secondary Characters? Where […]

Posted on: September 12, 2018

What We’re Watching: The Bold Type

by Patience Bloom On a somewhat regular basis, we’d like to discuss what we’re reading, watching, and talking about. In addition […]

Posted on: September 10, 2018

Good Pacing, Better than a Solid Pair of Spanx

Truth: Anything that is written has a pace. Just like anything in motion has a pace. And it is always […]

Posted on: August 31, 2018

Romance Writing 101: Hooks and Themes

Another in our crash course series of instructive posts, this one by former colleague Grace Thiele, who revs up our […]

Posted on: August 29, 2018

The Black Moment: How to raise the romantic stakes before the HEA

By Patience Bloom, Senior Editor, Harlequin Romantic Suspense What is a black moment? In a romance novel, the black moment […]

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Romance Writing 101: Give Your Characters Conflict!

This week, we wanted to bring out one of our former colleagues Grace Thiele’s posts, one which gives you some excellent advice […]

Posted on: August 21, 2018

The Who 101: Creating Memorable Characters

If the clothes make the man, then characters make the story. If you don’t have fleshed-out, fully-realized, believable characters, you […]

Posted on: August 20, 2018

Make a Date with Desire: Meet Desire Author Joanne Rock!

Written Consent: In this Q&A, Desire author Joanne Rock shares her tips on depicting power dynamics in love scenes. SYTYCW: […]

Posted on: August 15, 2018