Category: Harlequin Desire

Advice from the Stars: Merline Lovelace

Today’s advice is from the fabulous Merline Lovelace! Read, share and enjoy! Merlin Lovelace’s 2015 RITA nomination in Contemporary Romance: Short is… Her Unforgettable Royal Lover A career Air Force officer, Merline Lovelace served at bases all over the world. When she hung up her uniform for the last time she decided to combine her love of adventure…

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Advice From The Stars: Emily McKay

Today, enjoy this inspirational quote from the wonderful Emily McKay!   Read, enjoy and share! Emily McKay’s 2015 RITA nomination in Contemporary Romance: Short is… A Bride for the Black Sheep Brother Emily McKay has been reading romance novels since she was eleven years old. Her first Harlequin Romance book came free in a box of Hefty…

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My Ultimate Crush: Richard Castle

Harlequin Desire author Janice Maynard is here this week to tell us why crime solving, mystery writer Richard Castle is her Ultimate Crush… My ultimate crush would have to be the character Nathan Fillion plays on the TV series, Castle. Richard Castle, author turned amateur sleuth, is a wonderful mix of enthusiasm and creativity, and…

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How To Make Sure Your Story Doesn’t Feel Episodic

This weekend, we’ve got Harlequin Desire Editorial Assistant Tahra Seplowin here to tell you about ways to ensure your manuscript doesn’t feel episodic! Enjoy her words of wisdom, tweet Tahra at @calixofcoffee and most of all, happy writing! The Sold team x

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Interview with… Sarah M. Anderson

Sarah M. Anderson first sold to Harlequin in 2010. Her Desire debut was A Man of His Word and since then, she has written 12 books for Harlequin Desire and Superromance. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is working with a fabulous editorial team. Follow @SarahMAnderson1 on Twitter, and on Facebook and check…

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Elizabeth Lane — Switching Between Historicals and Contemporary

 One of the best things about working at Harlequin is that we work with authors, not just lines (though editors do have primary allegiances to their home line). Here’s how one talented author–Elizabeth Lane–went from Historicals to Desire–and manages to balance both!  Tumbling Through Time For most of my thirty-five year writing career I never…

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Harlequin Desire Author Sarah M. Anderson Goes Back to Her Roots…

So many Harlequin authors are incredibly versatile and can turn their hands from sweet to sexy, from emotional to action-packed and everything in between. Happily, here at Harlequin we can find something to suit most authors–and readers! So here’s Harlequin Desire author Sarah M. Anderson to tell what’s new in her repertoire!  I’m so excited to…

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A Selling Query Letter from Andrea Laurence

Associate Editor Shana Asaro (formerly Shana Smith) knows how to spot talent! For today’s SOLD! blog, she’s sharing a query letter from Harlequin Desire author  Andrea Laurence that caught her attention. Here’s the story how this editor/author pair went from a not-quite-right potential project to having contracted more than seventeen titles in under two years!…

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Focus on Charles Griemsman

  Charles Griemsman, Editor with Desire, started with Harlequin as a temp. But eight plus years later, we’re very glad he’s stuck around! He works mainly with Desire (though his Special Edition roots often show), and was eager to give his input on this interview, originally posted on the Harlequin Community Forums.     If your…

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Focus on Stacy Boyd

Stacy Boyd worked on a variety of Harlequin series, feature and custom publishing programs and special projects before becoming Senior Editor for Harlequin Desire. And along the way she’s acquired, developed and celebrated with a number of debut and established authors! She originally did this Q&A on the Harlequin Community Forums. What most distinguishes your…

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