Category: Harlequin Historical

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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Historical Heroes: Take the Quiz!

Today is the last day of our #HistoricalBlitz, and we hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have! We can’t wait to get reading! Now you’ve done the hard work and sent your submission into us, we thought you deserved a bit of a treat, and a fun quiz to help brighten up your…

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A Historical #WritingChallenge!

Hi everyone, This week we are bringing you a Harlequin Historical Romance writing challenge! Sometimes characters’ actions in the present, just wouldn’t have been acceptable in the past! So your #writingchallenge this week is to: Motivate your rakish hero’s decision to take a virgin debutante to bed, whilst keeping him both alpha and sympathetic! We’re all…

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#HistoricalBlitz Top Tips!

The Harlequin Historical team is always looking for new and exciting voices which really capture passionate stories from the past. The #HistoricalBlitz is your chance to become our next new Harlequin Historical author! Submit your first chapter and pitch from the 16th May until the 31st of May and receive feedback on your submission by…

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Announcing the Harlequin #HistoricalBlitz!

Do you love historical romances which sweep you away to another time and place? Does your heart race at the thought of a wicked rake, a rugged cowboy, a protective Highlander or a sexy warrior? Have you always imagined yourself as a willful debutante, an innocent governess, a sword-wielding Samurai or a demure lady of…

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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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Series Spotlight on Harlequin Historical Romance

This month, the series spotlight is on Harlequin Historical, and we have a very special presentation for you to enjoy – see below! Sit back, relax and click on ‘Start Prezi’. Then simply click through the presentation using the left and right arrows on screen or on your keyboard, and you’re good to go! (When…

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Harlequin Author Confessions: Most Unique Historical Fact!

Ever wondered what the most fascinating bit of research our Harlequin Historical authors have come across is? Well, we’ve invited some fabulous authors onto the SYTYCW Blog to share all! Michelle Willingham Writing historical romance inevitably means research! (Also known as procrastinating by searching the Internet for primary sources, looking at exquisite historical dresses, and…

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Weekend Writing Tips: Laura Martin

This Friday’s writing tip for the weekend comes from Harlequin Historical author, and SYTYCW 2013 alumni, Laura Martin! Check out Laura’s most recent Harlequin Historical, Under a Desert Moon, here! Watch, enjoy and happy writing! The SYTYCW Editors x

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Interview with… Marguerite Kaye

Marguerite Kaye  first sold to Harlequin in 2009. Her Harlequin Historical debut was The Wicked Lord Rasenby and since then, she has written fifteen full-length books and twenty-two novellas and online reads.  What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is the help and support of an amazing community of editorial staff and fellow authors.…

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