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Top Ten Reasons to Love a Fake Married (Or Engaged or Dating…) Romance

This top ten list is off the desk of Megan Broderick, Assistant Editor for Harlequin Romantic Suspense and Special Edition. […]

Posted on: February 20, 2019

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

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

Finding Your Tribe

by Harlequin Heartwarming author Anna J. Stewart Today we’re happy to host Harlequin Heartwarming author Anna J. Stewart on the […]

Posted on: August 1, 2018

Romance Writing 101: Where do you start?

This post is republished from the So You Think You Can Write archives from 2016, written by former Presents Editorial […]

Posted on: July 23, 2018

The Harlequin Dare Blitz: A Round-Up

The Harlequin Dare Blitz wrapped on Friday, and we’re still fanning ourselves from your steamy submissions! We think it’s safe […]

Posted on: May 9, 2018

Meet Our Dare Launch Authors!

Harlequin Dare has officially launched! Have you been reading? The first four books are available this month, and we dare you to pick […]

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Write Your Romance in 150 Days Check-in: Ask the Editors

If you’re participating in our Write Your Romance in 150 Days challenge, you’re over halfway to the finish line. Congratulations! […]

Posted on: October 16, 2017

#WritingChallenge: Pitch your race-against-time romance!

By Deirdre McCluskey Last #WritingChallenge we talked about how well-developed characters strengthen the internal conflict in your romance. But what […]

Posted on: September 15, 2017