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ICYMI: “Conquering the First Chapter” with Patience Bloom

What can we say about the first chapter? It’s an editor’s first impression of your novel! But no pressure, you’ve […]

Posted on: November 18, 2021
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Announcing #SuspenseIncludesYou Twitter Pitch Day on Sept. 23, 2020

Whether it’s a nail-biting thriller, a faith-filled suspenseful romance, or a passionate love story during a crisis, we are looking […]

Posted on: August 21, 2020
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Ready, Set, Write!—A SYTYCW Advice Round-Up

As our loyal readers know, we’ve been doing this for a very long time. This blog contains years of posts […]

Posted on: August 19, 2020
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Crafting Strong Openings

This is from our Advice from the Archives treasure trove, written in 1993 by Anne Canadeo and Mary-Theresa Hussey and […]

Posted on: July 28, 2020
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Advice from the Archives: #Writing Fail – Because Nobody Said Writing a Book Was Easy

In this post from our Archives, originally published November 2019, USA TODAY bestselling Harlequin DARE author Cara Lockwood discusses difficulty of writing when doubts—and […]

Posted on: May 14, 2020
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Getting the Call: Meet Julie Danvers!

Ever since I was young, I’ve wanted to be a writer. I grew up in a rural area, and books […]

Posted on: January 28, 2020
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#WritingFail: Because Nobody Said Writing a Book Was Easy

USA TODAY bestselling Harlequin DARE author Cara Lockwood is joining us today to discuss the difficulty of writing when doubts—and […]

Posted on: November 4, 2019
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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
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Write a Book in 150 Days: Where to Start?

by Patience Bloom As you’ve read in Birgit Davis Todd’s motivating post, we want to encourage you to get going […]

Posted on: July 5, 2017
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Share your inspiration! Why do you write?

This year Harlequin’s parent company, HarperCollins Publishers, celebrates their 200th anniversary. As a part of this celebration, they are encouraging […]

Posted on: May 5, 2017