Category: Harlequin Authors

Getting the Call: Meet Jamie K. Schmidt!

Harlequin Dare Author Jamie K. Schmidt

This week we are thrilled to introduce Harlequin DARE‘s newest author, Jamie K. Schmidt. Read on to learn about her journey to “Getting the Call” from Harlequin- I had been submitting to Harlequin off and on since I was twenty-two, over twenty-five years. I just re-read the first manuscript I submitted in 1992. It was…

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Welcome to The Billionaires Club…

We caught up with authors Jackie Ashenden, Caitlin Crews, JC Harroway and Clare Connelly to talk about their brand-new DARE quartet The Billionaires Club. Exclusive. Elite. Always discreet.  Join the members of this elite club as they get up to exciting, sinfully sexy and downright dirty naughtiness at exclusive, international and glamorous events – let the debauchery begin! The Debt…

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Interview with… Naima Simone

We’re pleased to have USA Today bestselling author Naima Simone with us today. She’s here to tell us about her writing process and her September 2019 release! Can you describe your writing process? Coffee. LOL! I’m only half-kidding, because coffee is a vital part of the process. When I begin a book, I always start…

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Getting the Call: Meet Eva Shepherd!

Today we are pleased to introduce our newest Harlequin Historical author, Eva Shepherd, as she shares her Harlequin “Call Story”! Like so many other Harlequin authors before me, I’d been waiting for “the call” for years, and yet when it came it took me completely by surprise. Previously I’d submitted seven manuscripts to Harlequin. I…

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Advice from the Archives: Pitching for Newbies

So You Think You Can Write will be temporarily closed next week for RWA! Whether you’re off to RWA too, or plan to take advantage of this summer’s many conferences, workshops and online pitching sessions, it’s never a bad time to brush up on your pitching skills. Editor Emily Rodmell’s got you covered. And check…

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From the Archives: Pancakes and Writer’s Block

In this post from 2017, Harlequin Historical author Nicole Locke admits writer’s block is like taming wild animals and making pancakes. My family loves fluffy pancakes. Not me. The sheer amount of patience it takes to make them, and the mere seconds it takes for my family to devour them is not the kind of…

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Interview with… Laurel Blount

We’re pleased to have Laurel Blount with us today. She’s here to tell us about her writing process and her July 2019 release! Can you describe your writing process? I really love people! So my initial story spark is almost always an interesting character. Once I have a strong sense of his or her personality,…

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Interview with… Rebecca Hunter

We’re pleased to have Rebecca Hunter with us today. She’s here to tell us about her writing process and her June 2019 release! Can you describe your writing process? My books usually start with a scenario with the hero and heroine, a setting, and some conversations. From here, I sketch out an outline and flesh…

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Advice From The Archives: Blending Humor With Emotion

By Liz Fielding Do you want to write books that will make people laugh and cry? With romantic comedies getting renewed love in books and movies this past year, this fabulous 2011 blog post by award-winning Harlequin Romance author Liz Fielding is essential reading! Have any of you watched the television programme Myth Busters? They take…

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