Who Do We Celebrate? Authors!

The Harlequin Blog ran this a few weeks ago, but we thought we’d continue to highlight some of the amazing, prolific and committed–in all the best ways!–authors we work. It’s amazing to see them all–especially delighted that last year’s SYTYCW winner Kat Cantrell has her fifth book coming out now! Congratulations to the Harlequin and…

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Selling the Unsellable by LIH author Christina Rich

Here on the SOLD! blog we love the stories of authors proving that the “impossible”–selling the story “everyone” says will never work–comes true. Here’s one story from new Love Inspired Historical author Christina Rich that succeeded!   Selling the Unsellable…  “I’m sorry, Christina, although your writing is good, the story isn’t what we’re looking for. We’re…

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I Sold My Book! Now What???? by Harlequin Author Olivia Miles

The happiest time for a new author? Getting The Call! But then what happens? New Special Edition author Olivia Miles gives us some insight to her experiences… I SOLD MY BOOK! NOW WHAT…? It was around this time two years ago that I sold my first book, ‘TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS, to Special Edition…

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The Rest of that Q&A from a Harlequin Editor

There were a few other points to that Q&A that Mary-Theresa Hussey did in 2005. These points might be a bit more dated, but again, they weren’t tweaked or updated, to show that sometimes the advice is given because it lasts. (Again, self-publishing throws some of these points in a new direction!) Is it important…

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What Does the Harlequin Contract Administration Department Do?

As we’ve said before, there are many people working behind the scenes with whom readers–and even authors!–don’t always interact. Here’s a tiny glimpse into one department… Harlequin’s Contract Administration Department is constantly on the go!   Although the main faces for Harlequin are the authors and editors, there are also a number of background people…

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Harlequin Desire Author Sarah M. Anderson Goes Back to Her Roots…

So many Harlequin authors are incredibly versatile and can turn their hands from sweet to sexy, from emotional to action-packed and everything in between. Happily, here at Harlequin we can find something to suit most authors–and readers! So here’s Harlequin Desire author Sarah M. Anderson to tell what’s new in her repertoire!  I’m so excited to…

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Popular Themes for Harlequin Series

Although we’re open to all sorts of fresh and fun stories, we can’t help but acknowledge that our Harlequin series readers respond really well to new twists on familiar themes. You’ll find some of each of these titles in every month, but here’s a fun image to show some other popular themes! Hopefully this will…

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The Search for a Killer Voice!

The Love Inspired team is excited about their new contest to find Love Inspired Suspense authors!  As of May 2014, there will be six books a month (instead of the current four) and the editors are eager to find new authors to contribute! The ongoing details can be found on the Thread in the Harlequin…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

You’d think we would get tired of hearts and flowers all year round, but nope, we’re always eager to find reasons to celebrate love! So be sure to take time today to tell those who’ve touched you–in person, because of a story, a book, online, a post, a kind word or gesture, or any other…

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Reviewing Some Harlequin Podcasts

Although these podcasts aren’t new–and they were mentioned here before–now that you know which series are most interested in new titles, it might worth your while to check them out again. There’s always something new to be learned! You can subscribe on iTunes or other podcasting areas, and also listen to some older ones for…

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