Category: Harlequin Authors

I Sold My Book: Meet Jenni Fletcher!

Our newest Harlequin Historical author, Jenni Fletcher, shares her excitement about getting “The Call”!   I was out walking, on my way to the playground with my daughter when I got my first inkling of The Call. I heard a chime in my pocket and found a message from Harlequin’s Laura McCallen asking if I’d be free…

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Cover Reveal: THE EMPEROR’S ARROW

We’re so thrilled to share with you with cover for THE EMPEROR’S ARROW, the winning submission for the 2015 So You Think You Can Write contest. Author Lauren D.M. Smith takes us through the process for the cover design and shares her excitement for her forthcoming release. When I filled out the form to help…

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Welcome to Harlequin: Meet Serenity King!

Perseverance & Passion: Making Your Own Dreams Come True   I know that many of you have been dreaming of becoming a traditionally published author someday. After years of punching the keys, you finally have something you think is worthy of publication, so you submit it to your favorite publisher. You get rejected. You try…

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Author Confessions: Medical Inspiration, part 2

As promised, our Harlequin Medical Romance authors are back with more. Where does their medical inspiration come from? Alison Roberts I guess I’m very lucky, in that I’ve lived my whole life in the medical world. My dad was a doctor, and while he was a specialist and went into a research career early, he…

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Author Confessions: Where does your medical inspiration come from?

This time on Author Confessions, we reached out to the talented authors of Harlequin Medical Romance to find out where their inspiration comes from.  Personal experience?  ER reruns?  Their answers might surprise you.  We received such great responses that we’re going to have two posts!  Keep reading for part one…   Where does your medical…

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I Sold My Book: Meet Bella Bucannon!

Our newest Harlequin Romance author, Bella Bucannon shares her excitement about getting “the call”! Saturday, November 14th 2015. I reread the email. After eight months of encouragement and support while asking for seemingly endless revisions and rewrites by email, surely Flo Nicoll wouldn’t want my phone number just to request more. I knew that, with…

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Welcome to Harlequin: Meet Nana Prah

We are thrilled to introduce Nana Prah, published author and newest member of the Harlequin Kimani Romance family! Here Nana shares her excitement about joining Harlequin!   Oh great, Harlequin got back to me already. It didn’t take long for them to reject my story. This negative little thought ran through my mind when I saw…

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Special Edition Authors Confess: Balancing Secondary Characters with the Main Couple

Community plays a significant role in Harlequin Special Edition books! But how can you keep the focus on the couple in your story without neglecting secondary characters…? We asked our Special Edition authors to share how they strike the right balance in their books. Read on for our authors’ confessions… Merline Lovelace A larger cast of characters does present challenges, especially to those…

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Getting the Call: Meet debut author April Arrington!

Harlequin is very excited to welcome April Arrington to the Harlequin American Romance family. Read April’s thoughts on getting The Call!   The Call happened July 17, 2015. And I missed it. I was elbow-deep in a toilet bowl, scrubbing away and fussing at my son for not cleaning his room. I was exhausted, aggravated…

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Love the Ride: From would-be writer to published author with Joshua Roots

Paranormal Chaos author Joshua Roots shares what he learned on his journey from would-be writer to published author. Reprinted with thanks from the Carina Press blog.   With Paranormal Chaos out and The Shifter Chronicles winding down, I’ve had some time to sit back and think about my journey from would-be writer to published author. Basically, it…

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