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What’s In A Scene? Harlequin Authors Explain

We asked Harlequin authors to tell us about a favorite scene in their new release. They explained what the action says about the characters, how certain scenes propel the story forward, and why they were fun to write.

Posted on: December 21, 2023
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Writing an Opening Paragraph | Medical Romance & Romantic Suspense

The first lines of a novel can do many things, but one of the main objectives is to capture the […]

Posted on: October 18, 2023
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On Being a Romance Writer with Harlequin Authors

Today we’re diving into the I Got the Call archives to hear why our authors wanted to become romance writers […]

Posted on: October 9, 2023
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Writing Advice with Harlequin Authors

In need of some writing advice? Well look no further because the Harlequin authors are here to help! Today we’re […]

Posted on: September 18, 2023
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The Roadmap to Writing Romance: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting Your Romance Novel

You have the perfect idea for a romance novel and you’re dying to make your characters’ Happily Ever After a […]

Posted on: August 16, 2023
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Heat Levels: How Spicy Is Your Romance?

It’s usually simple to decide where you should place your story with Harlequin. If you’ve written a book about Vikings, […]

Posted on: June 14, 2023
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Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Jayci Lee

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Harlequin author Jayci Lee joins us to chat all things books! […]

Posted on: May 19, 2023
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Hooks Vs Tropes: What’s the Difference?

This post has been updated from its previously published version “Hooks” and “tropes” are two words that category romance readers […]

Posted on: March 17, 2023
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Romance Includes You Mentorship Submissions Open Until January 31 2023!

It’s finally here! Starting January 1, 2023 you can submit your romance story for the Romance Includes You Mentorship at […]

Posted on: January 3, 2023
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Winter, A Season for Romance

Winter, the most magical and wonderful time of the year, with the crisp air, flurries of snow and sparkles of […]

Posted on: December 15, 2022