Focus on Charles Griemsman

  Charles Griemsman, Editor with Desire, started with Harlequin as a temp. But eight plus years later, we’re very glad he’s stuck around! He works mainly with Desire (though his Special Edition roots often show), and was eager to give his input on this interview, originally posted on the Harlequin Community Forums.     If your…

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Your Romance Writing Checklist

By Patience Bloom You can save the candlelight dinner with chocolate cake and chilled wine for when you’ve completed your romance novel. For now, you have a book to write/finish/edit so it’s time to focus on the basics. Here are ten items for you to check before you submit your manuscript to a publisher: Are…

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Meet Kat Cantrell and Jennifer Drogell, 2 SYTYCW Success Stories!

Hi, So You Think You Can Write Participants! 2011 & 2012 SYTYCW winners Kat Cantrell and Jennifer Hayward are here to give you the skinny on the contest, their advice on writing, and hopefully answer some of your burning questions. Not only did SYTYCW launch both their careers, but it inspired a great friendship! We’ve…

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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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