Category: Call Stories

Getting the Call: Meet Clare Connelly!

This week, we welcome new author Clare Connelly to Harlequin Presents! I grew up in a small, rainforest community on the east coast of Australia. It was before the endless parade of children’s shows on TV, and definitely before parents felt it was their duty to ferry children here there and everywhere. My sisters and…

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Getting the Call: Meet Kathy Douglass!

This week we welcome author Kathy Douglass to Harlequin Special Edition! I love reading. For as long as I can remember I was reading something.  That changed when I married and gave birth to two sons nineteen months apart. Then my reading became limited to children’s books and the ingredients on food labels. When my…

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Getting the Call: Meet Julie Anne Lindsey!

Julie Anne Lindsey is familiar to Carina Press readers for her popular Geek Girl Mysteries. We’re excited to welcome her to Harlequin Intrigue!   I’ve dreamed of seeing my name on a Harlequin cover. Somehow, being associated with that trademark diamond would mean that I’d officially “made it.” So, when I discovered So You Think…

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Getting the Call: Meet Angela Ruth Strong!

Harlequin is delighted to welcome author Angela Ruth Strong to the Love Inspired team. Here Angela shares her story about getting The Call! I entered two Harlequin Love Inspired contests before I won a contract. This wasn’t my first sale though. My debut novel, Love Finds You in Sun Valley, came out in 2010 with Summerside…

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Manuscript Match Announcement

Love Inspired Historical is proud to share that we made not one but five calls to offer contracts to brand new authors on Wednesday! We are thrilled to welcome Angie Dicken, Anna Zogg, Victoria Austin, Mollie Campbell and Evelyn Hill to the team.  All these authors were finalists in LIH’s Manuscript Match pitch event.  And…

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Getting the Call: Meet LeAnne Bristow!

New Harlequin Heartwarming author LeAnne Bristow shares her story about getting The Call from Harlequin!   “What’s in this box?” my husband asked me while we were cleaning out an old storage shed. Little did I know the contents would forever change my life. It was all the stories I had written in high school…

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Getting the Call: Meet Catherine Tinley!

Our newest Harlequin Historical author, Catherine Tinley, shares her excitement over getting The Call! One of the biggest moments in the life of a writer is getting The Call. No, not “Calling” (though writing is, in a way, a vocation). No, this is an actual telephone call, from a real editor, saying they want to…

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Getting The Call: Meet Therese Beharrie!

Harlequin is very happy to welcome debut author Therese Beharrie to Harlequin Romance! For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a romance writer. So when I learnt that Harlequin’s So You Think You Can Write contest was open to South Africans and offered a publishing contract as prize, I convinced myself that this…

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Getting the Call: Meet Susanne Dietze!

Harlequin is thrilled to welcome a new author to the Love Inspired team! Meet Susanne Dietze as she shares her excitement about getting “The Call”!   Like most authors, I’ve wanted to be a writer forever, but it wasn’t until my kids were in school that I wrote my first inspirational romance—a Regency. At the…

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