Category: Harlequin Authors

Advice from the Stars: Carol J. Post

Today’s inspirational writing quote is from the lovely RITA 2016-nominated Carol J. Post – enjoy! Carol J. Post’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Inspirational Romance category is Mistletoe Justice

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Advice from the Stars: Brenda Novak

Today the amazing RITA 2016 nominee Brenda Novak offers her advice on writing your book! Brenda Novak’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Long category is The Secret Sister

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Advice from the Stars: Sharon Ashwood

Welcome to the first post in our Advice from the Stars: RITA 2016 feature! To celebrate our RITA 2016-nominated authors, we’ve invited each of them to share their words of wisdom with you… Between now and the RWA we’ll be posting an inspirational quote about writing a day, courtesy of these amazingly talented authors. Here to kick us…

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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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My #HarlequinMoment by Nicole Locke

When we reached out to our Harlequin authors, asking them to share their #HarlequinMoments, Harlequin Historical author Nicole Locke was moved to send in this beautiful post that we simply had to share. Do I have a #HarlequinMoment? Yes, too many to count. My grandmother and I loved them. Late into the night we’d lay…

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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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Five Things We’ve Learned About Writing and Publishing

By Jenn Burke and Kelly Jensen, authors of PHASE SHIFT With the Chaos Series all wrapped up, we thought we’d share a few things we’ve learned along the way. Draft Zero All a first draft need do is exist. It shouldn’t be perfect, but simply a translation of thoughts to the page. Once it’s finished, read it…

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Romantic Suspense authors confess: tips to maintaining suspense!

It can be hard to keep the pacing tight in any novel, but imagine the pressure when writing suspense!  This week, asked some of our wonderful Romantic Suspense authors how they build and maintain suspense when they write.  Check out their expert tips below!   Elle James To keep the suspense and tension building in…

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