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Advice from the Archives: Balancing the Secondary Cast with the Leading Couple

On Tuesday, we posted a call story from debut Special Edition author Darby Baham. Today, we bring you a post […]

Posted on: November 10, 2020
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Author Tips: Writing Longer Romance and Engaging Readers to the End!

We asked the authors of Harlequin Heartwarming’s latest continuity, The Blackwell Sisters, how they do it—how do they write long […]

Posted on: October 8, 2020
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Advice from the Archives: Secondary Characters, Get Outta Here!

This week on the blog, we’re talking you through creating strong secondary characters! Read on for our advice (originally posted […]

Posted on: July 16, 2020
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Advice from the Archives—Romance 101: Secondary Characters

This week on the blog, we’re talking you through how to bring those wonderful secondary characters who fill out your […]

Posted on: July 14, 2020
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Writing Challenge: Best Buddies

By Deirdre McCluskey For our last writing challenge we talked about frenemies. Another favourite secondary character in romance is the […]

Posted on: September 28, 2018
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Writing Challenge: Frenemies

by Deirdre McCluskey This week we’ve been talking about secondary characters. One of my favourite character types is the “frenemy”. […]

Posted on: September 14, 2018
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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
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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
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Special Edition Authors Confess: Balancing Secondary Characters with the Main Couple

Community plays a significant role in Harlequin Special Edition books! But how can you keep the focus on the couple in your story without neglecting secondary […]

Posted on: March 8, 2016