Historical Romance

Kathryn Cheshire and Sarah Stubbs discuss what makes a great historical romance and what they’re looking to acquire. [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/HISTORICAL-ROMANCE.mp3[/podcast]

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Series Matchmaker: Finding the Right Line for Your Story

How do you choose the right series for your romance? Our editors tell writers about their own lines and dole out advice on themes, submissions and more! Do you have questions about differences between the series lines? We have answers. Join Elizabeth Mazer, Johanna Raisanen and Dana Grimaldi at 2pm EST for an enlightening hour. …

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Your Synopsis: Is It Ready for an Editor?

By Dana Hamilton You know when you read the description of an item on a menu and it gets your mouth watering? Well, that’s what your synopsis should do for your book. It’s what perks an editor up, reels her in, gets her excited to sink her teeth into your project. And today I’m offering…

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Meet 50 Editors

Visit us and leave any questions in the comment section. Or say hello! www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/meet-the-editors/

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Why Harlequin?

What sets Harlequin apart from other romance publishers? Why should you submit to us? Well, we have many opportunities for writers, and a great start is participating in So You Think You Can Write. Talk with our editors and learn about our programs. Join us for a Twitter event today at 10am EST where you…

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Wednesday’s Challenge: The First Page

Are you up for the challenge? You know you have a great story waiting to bust out. The key is getting started. First things first: a great opening line leading into a captivating opening page. How will you get the editor to take notice, put down her coffee and clear her appointments for the rest…

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Focus on Stacy Boyd

Stacy Boyd worked on a variety of Harlequin series, feature and custom publishing programs and special projects before becoming Senior Editor for Harlequin Desire. And along the way she’s acquired, developed and celebrated with a number of debut and established authors! She originally did this Q&A on the Harlequin Community Forums. What most distinguishes your…

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The Next Big Thing in Romance Could Be You!

By Harlequin Senior Executive Editor Birgit Davis-Todd Welcome to So You Think You Can Write! Harlequin and Mills & Boon are searching globally to find new authors for all our series. Always wanted to write a romance novel? Be sure to enter our Writing Contest. One lucky winner will be offered a book publishing contract…

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So How Does Harlequin Find New Authors?

We’ve asked a couple of editors to give the inside scoop about how they found their recent new/new to Harlequin acquisitions. Contests, conferences, agents and straight out submissions are all great ways. But it seems the best way to get an editor’s interest is to be open to revisions!  Allison Lyons (@Allison_Lyons), Editor for Harlequin…

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Focus on Harlequin Desire…

Harlequin Desire is one of our oldest and most widely read lines. Readers around the world devour these short, snappy stories–and we love reading them ourselves! So what makes a true Desire? Glad you asked… Senior editor Stacy Boyd, editor Charles Griemsman and editorial assistant Allison Carroll weigh in on what makes a story Desire-able….…

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