Category: Harlequin Authors

My Ultimate Crush: Coach Eric Taylor

Harlequin Presents author Jennifer Hayward is here today to tell us all about why she loves the character of Coach Eric Taylor from Friday Night Lights. He’s a personal favorite of ours too, so enjoy the explanation…and the visuals 🙂 Kyle Chandler in his role as Coach Eric Taylor on the television series Friday Night…

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Interview with… Bronwyn Scott

Bronwyn Scott first sold to Harlequin in 2008. Her Harlequin Historical debut was Pickpocket Countess and since then, she has written 30 (correct as of Dec 2014!) books. Her most recent book is Playing the Rake’s Game. Follow @Bronwynscott on Twitter, visit her website and find her on Facebook! How did you celebrate selling your first manuscript?…

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Confessions of a Harlequin Editor: Kathryn Cheshire

Ever wondered what the Harlequin editors are really like? Then you’ll love the Sold Blog’s new feature, Confessions of a Harlequin Editor! Every two weeks, a new editor will give you the lowdown on herself, what she likes and what she’s most excited to see in a submission. This is your chance to get to know the personalities…

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My Ultimate Crush: Captain Jean Luc Picard

Harlequin Romance/ Harlequin Medical Romance author Scarlet Wilson kicks off our new weekly My Ultimate Crush column, where your favourite authors explain who their number one crushes are, and why! Enjoy 🙂 Captain Jean Luc Picard. My favourite ever Star Trek Captain and there are lots of reasons why. Patrick Stewart was apparently puzzled to be…

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Interview With…Maisey Yates

Maisey Yates first sold to Harlequin in 2009. Her Harlequin Presents debut was His Virgin Acquisition and since then, she has written 43 books for Harlequin across various lines. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is the fabulous editors and the incredible art department! Such a creative and supportive group. Find @maiseyyates on Twitter,…

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Congratulations to the So You Think You Can Write Grand Prize Winner!

Everyone at Harlequin/Mills and Boon was thrilled to announce the winner of the 2014 So You Think You Can Write contest — and our newest contracted author — Amanda Cinelli! Amanda captured the hearts of editors and readers alike with her entry for Harlequin Presents, Resisting the Sicilian Playboy. Amanda won the grand prize winner…

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How to create Leap-Off-The-Page Characters – Stefanie London

  It takes a skilled author to balance all the needs of creating a great book. You’ve got to combine story, plot, conflicts, characters, romance, craft, style, voice and more to get readers engrossed in your tale. And each person approaches it differently.  So here’s Stefanie London to tell us how she focuses on characters!  …

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Harlequin Editor Carly Silver Goes Over the Finishing Touches to a Book

Sometimes a year goes by slowly–and sometimes very fast! Amy Woods, debut author for Harlequin Special Edition and Carly Silver, new editorial assistant for Harlequin Special Edition, both have something to celebrate in September–the publication of Amy’s debut title! After discussing the manuscript and behind the scenes bits, here’s how the final touches are done……

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Addison Fox on archetypal characters

  Addison Fox had written nearly fifteen titles before coming to Harlequin Romantic Suspense with her Steele family series! As a writer she’s fascinated by the archetypal characters–why readers respond to them, and what you can do to make them your own.    What’s So Appealing About Certain Characters? Whether we call them hooks or stereotypes,…

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Katherine Garbera Can Write Just About Anywhere…

  Katherine Garbera is someone you most definitely pencil in her address in your contact book! But somehow she’s managed to write over 45 titles for Harlequin while on the move. Here are some of her secrets…   The View From Where? I like writing, actually I love it. What I really dig about it…

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