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Advice from the Archives: Romance Tropes–Fab or Drab?

How can you employ the tried-and-true hooks without becoming cliché? Editorial Assistant Tahra Seplowin offers advice Ask a category romance […]

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Beta Heroes: Why You Should Write One (…and How)

by Katie Gowrie It would be an understatement to say alpha heroes are popular in romance novels. Something about a […]

Posted on: August 14, 2017

Editor Profile: Meet Laurie Johnson!

We have a visitor to the SYTYCW blog! Please give a warm welcome to Laurie Johnson, who is an associate […]

Posted on: August 2, 2017

#MakeADateWithHarlequin at this year’s RWA Series Spotlight

Nic Caws, Associate Editor  Everyone remembers their first date with Harlequin. It might have been hiding under the covers reading […]

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Pitching for Newbies

by JC Harroway So you’ve finished your manuscript, you’ve bought your ticket to conference and now…. the dreaded pitching looms. […]

Posted on: July 17, 2017

Romance 101: Secondary Characters

Harlequin insider Grace Thiele talks you through bringing those wonderful secondary characters to life! Bonjour, aspiring authors! It’s my pleasure to be […]

Posted on: July 7, 2017

Write a Book in 150 Days: Where to Start?

by Patience Bloom As you’ve read in Birgit Davis Todd’s motivating post, we want to encourage you to get going […]

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Advice from the Archives–Make Them Suffer: Why Conflict Is Necessary

This week, Susan Litman, Editor for Harlequin Special Edition, shows us why we should make our characters suffer! “They met. They […]

Posted on: June 21, 2017

Romance Writing Pet Peeves

by Patience Bloom (from her blog) Please bear in mind that this is just one editor’s pet peeves, compiled over […]

Posted on: June 9, 2017

My Celebrity Crush: Chris Evans

by Megan Broderick I know I’m not alone in this one but I have to say I am completely in […]

Posted on: April 26, 2017