Focus on Love Inspired Suspense…

Love Inspired Suspense is a strong and growing line. As they are expanding to six books a month next year, they are definitely looking for new authors to acquire and have done a number of marvelous initiatives to make sure writers know the stories they are looking for. Elizabeth Mazer, associate editor for the line,…

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Harlequin Author Network — An Insider’s Scoop!

Though we’re focusing on how to make that first (and next!) sale here, we also thought we’d highlight some of the benefits of being a Harlequin Author! Our new program, the Harlequin Author Network, is an online portal that offers a lot of information for our authors. It covers news, bestsellers, sales info, Q&As and…

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Victoria Curran & Jeannie Watt–the Author/Editor Relationship

Victoria Curran is a senior editor with Heartwarming and Feature and Custom Publishing. Formerly an editor with Superromance, she’s been part of Harlequin’s editorial team since 2003. With the help of Superromance author Jeannie Watt, Victoria takes us behind the scenes to share the inside scoop on the editorial process. Victoria and Jeannie: A Great…

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Focus on Victoria Curran….

Victoria Curran, senior editor for Harlequin Heartwarming, has seen many changes at Harlequin! But she’s settling into her new role very happily…. This post was originally featured in the Harlequin Community Forums!   What most distinguishes your line? Harlequin Heartwarming is filling a growing niche in the market for “clean” or “wholesome” romances in the vein…

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Friday’s Acquisition Round-up for Harlequin Series in July 2013

So in July 2013, the Harlequin series group made 92 acquisitions over 19 lines. Of course, our fabulous Marie Ferrarella was responsible for almost 15% of that! Yep, we went to contract for thirteen titles for the next year and a half (3 American Romance titles, 5 Romantic Suspense titles, 5 Special Edition titles). Marie…

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Focus on Harlequin Heartwarming….

Harlequin Heartwarming is our newest series–but the stories are already becoming favorites for readers! Victoria Curran, senior editor for Heartwarming, is looking for new authors and is happy to give a few tips… At Harlequin Heartwarming we’re eager to acquire world rights for “clean” romances of 70,000 to 75,000 words where the attraction is far more…

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And We’re Off!

Welcome to our first week of Harlequin’s new SOLD! blog! As we’re ramping up for our So You Think You Can Write contest (officially starting September 17th) and continuing to get enthusiastic, fantastic support for authors through our Harlequin Community site, we thought we’d give a peek of what an editor really wants! As you…

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Welcome to SOLD!

by Loriana Sacilotto, Executive Vice President, Global Editorial Welcome to SOLD! Harlequin’s new Acquisitions blog is the place for aspiring and existing writers to discover just how to become a Harlequin author. We’re always looking for great new writers. Last year, our So You Think You Can Write contest led to 20% of the finalists…

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Series Descriptions: Meet the Editors Podcasts

American Romance [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/02-American-Romance.mp3[/podcast]   Harlequin Superromance [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/03-Super-Romance.mp3[/podcast]   Romantic Suspense [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/04-Romantic-Suspense.mp3[/podcast]   Harlequin Intrigue [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/05-Intrigue.mp3[/podcast]   Harlequin Desire [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/06-Harlequin-Desire.mp3[/podcast]   Love Inspired Suspense [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/10-LOVE-INSPIRED-SUSPENCE.mp3[/podcast]   Kimani Romance [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/11-KIMANI-ROMANCE.mp3[/podcast]   Harlequin Nocturne [podcast]http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/12-NOCTURNE.mp3[/podcast]

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