Five Reasons to Love a Highlander Romance

Earlier this week we gave some top tips on writing a historical romance. Today’s post by Kayla King, brought to you from our archives, shines light on a particular subgenre of historical romance that we all know and love! Popular long before the fabulous Outlander series’ TV adaptation created a resurgence in the subgenre, Scottish…

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Top Tips for Writing a Harlequin Historical Romance

Are you keen to pen a Harlequin Historical romance? Whether you’re writing dashing dukes, brooding Earls, or dark medieval warriors, here are some key tips from the editors… Ensure what you’re writing is historically accurate And grounded in research, so that readers can be swept along in the beautiful historical world you’ve created! We love…

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5 Reasons to Love Meet Cutes

by Connolly Bottum Regardless of whether I am reading a book or watching a movie or a television show, I always find myself intrigued by meet cutes. For those of you who may not be familiar with this phrase, a meet cute is a scene in which a hero and a heroine meet in a…

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Getting the Call: Meet Madeline Martin!

The week we’re pleased to introduce Harlequin Historical’s newest author, Madeline Martin. Read her call story below! Writing has given me a lot in my life. It’s given me confidence when I had none, it gave me back my identity when I felt like I lost it after motherhood, and it gave me a reason…

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Harlequin Presents Blitz: The Final Countdown

It’s almost time! We only have ONE day to go until the Harlequin Presents Blitz is open for submissions! We’ll be accepting your submissions from May 15th – June 2nd, so don’t delay – get writing! But, if you’re still struggling to get started, here’s the Harlequin Presents team’s guide to… How to Make Your…

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Author Advice: How to Write the Perfect Presents

The countdown has begun! On May 15th, our Harlequin Presents Blitz will be open for submissions. So, what’s next? Well, you’ve heard from the Harlequin Editorial team. Now, we’re going to give you a glimpse into the life of a Presents author! Here’s our author’s top tips on what it takes to write for Harlequin…

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How to Build a Billionaire

Welcome to… Alpha Heroes 101 With the Presents Blitz in full swing, it’s the question on everyone’s lips! “How do you a build a billionaire?” Well, we’re here to help! Here’s everything it takes to write the perfect alpha hero… Powerful, successful and in-control… Nothing is out of a Presents hero’s reach. With a private…

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My Secret Crush: Sansa Stark

By Katie Gowrie With the final season of Game of Thrones wrapping up, I need to be vocal about my undying devotion to Sansa Stark. I’ve loved her since the beginning, and that love was affirmed when I devoured A Feast for Crows—some people found it boring, but I loved it. Don’t get me wrong,…

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Harlequin Presents Is Having a Blitz!

The Harlequin Presents team is always looking for new authors. We’re committed to finding and nurturing brilliantly emotional, passionate and dramatic new voices – and now is YOUR chance to get your submission in front of the editors, because we’re running a Harlequin Presents Blitz! What you need to know: The Harlequin Presents Blitz will…

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