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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

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