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Harlequin Refresh: Romance plot clichés

(We loved this post so much, we’re re-posting from our archives. Enjoy!) Harlequin editors read a lot of romance books. […]

Posted on: June 25, 2020

Harlequin Refresh: What makes a manuscript stand out from the crowd?

We hope you enjoyed our month-long focus on author voice in romantic fiction and found it helpful! To round off […]

Posted on: January 31, 2019

Harlequin REFRESH! Talking “voice” with Maisey Yates

Today, we have an exciting post from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Maisey Yates! Maisey has written […]

Posted on: January 23, 2019

Harlequin REFRESH: Character cliches

Character clichés. Archetypes. Stock characters. We encounter them in every genre—the mad scientist, the femme fatale, the high school jock, […]

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Harlequin REFRESH! Talking “voice” with A.C. Arthur

  Award-winning author A.C. Arthur graciously agreed to answer our questions about voice in romance writing! How did you know […]

Posted on: January 9, 2019

Freshen your voice with Harlequin REFRESH!

Do you have New Year’s writing resolutions? Are you ready to freshen your voice? Want tips on writing with authenticity, […]

Posted on: January 3, 2019

#RomanceIncludesYou: Finding your romance voice

This post was previously published in a different version on So You Think You Can Write. We’re republishing here as […]

Posted on: August 10, 2018

#WritingChallenge: Find your voice

By Deirdre McCluskey, Harlequin Series This week we’ve been talking about voice. Difficult to define, yet unmistakable when you see […]

Posted on: February 23, 2018

Voice 101: Getting Some Perspective on First and Third Person

Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. What point of view should […]

Posted on: May 21, 2015