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Writing Challenge: What’s your heroine’s opening line?

If you’ve been reading our blog lately, you know we’ve been talking about strong openings and active heroines. It’s been […]

Posted on: June 28, 2019

Writing Challenge: Set the scene

“Setting can be another character. And just as with cardboard characters, a lack of setting will leave a story feeling […]

Posted on: June 14, 2019

Writing Challenge: Girl Meets Boy Meets Dog

This week at So You Think You Can Write we’ve been talking about romantic comedy. As DARE author Rebecca Hunter […]

Posted on: May 31, 2019

Writing Challenge: Create an Intriguing Heroine

“Consider what makes a person so fascinating. Who captures your interest in a powerful way?” – Senior Editor Patience Bloom, […]

Posted on: April 26, 2019

Writing Challenge: Create a Cliffhanger!

We posted some great advice on creating suspense from Harlequin authors this week, including this tip from New York Times […]

Posted on: April 12, 2019

Writing Challenge: Create a scene with tension!

We love secret babies in romance! But what if the hero isn’t the father? Welcome to this week’s writing challenge! […]

Posted on: March 22, 2019

Writing Challenge: A Medical Conflict

Are you thinking of submitting to the Harlequin Medical Romance Blitz? Has our Monday post from the Love Inspired team […]

Posted on: March 8, 2019

Best Movie Dates and a Valentine’s Day Writing Challenge!

As it’s Valentine’s Day – and we of course love love – we’re doing a Valentine’s Day themed writing challenge! […]

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Writing Challenge: Set Them Up

By Deirdre McCluskey, Administrative Coordinator, Harlequin Series My favourite romantic comedy of 2018, bar none, was the Netflix movie, Set […]

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Harlequin REFRESH Writing Challenge: Replace the cliche

On Tuesday we wrote about freshening your narrative voice by eliminating clichés. Easier said than done! Sometimes a cliché seems […]

Posted on: January 11, 2019