Category: Harlequin Presents

Author Confessions: How do you prepare to write a sexy love scene?!

This week, we’ve invited some fabulous Harlequin Presents authors to ‘fess up about how they mentally and creatively prepare to write a love scene! Enjoy 🙂 Abby Green, Harlequin Presents Well. I’d like to say that I set the scene by lighting candles and dimming the lights, before pouring myself a glass of wine and diving in, so to…

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10 Things You Need To Know About The Alpha Male

Do you love reading and writing about Alpha males? Then see if these top facts strike a chord…! He may have an enormous private jet/ sports car/ luxury yacht but there’s nothing this guy needs to overcompensate for… His bespoke suits/ cowboy boots/ scrubs look amazing on his muscular frame…and even better on the bedroom floor! He only…

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Weekend Writing Tips: Joanne Grant

Hi everyone, We really hope you’ve enjoyed all our Weekend Writing Tip videos so far! As of today, you can look out for these videos every other Friday – editorial food for thought to consider over the weekend 🙂 Today, we’ve got the UK’s lovely Senior Executive Editor Joanne Grant on to talk about the…

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SYTYCW Success Stories: Meet Amanda Cinelli

An interview with Amanda Cinelli By Carly Byrne, Editor, Modern/Presents It was my absolute pleasure to make The Call to last year’s SYTYCW winner, the amazing Amanda Cinelli, and to be her editor now. Amanda’s entry stood out because it had such an eye-catching opening (heroine straddling a nightclub balcony – one way to get…

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Dear Editor…

Dear Editor, I’m a long-time Harlequin Presents reader, but a first-time writer. I really want to write about a virgin heroine – I love these story-lines the most! – but I’m struggling to think of a way to make her virginity sound believable! Would you recommend I stick with my virgin heroine or make her more experienced? Any…

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Interview with… Caitlin Crews

Caitlin first sold to Harlequin in 2009. Her Harlequin Presents debut was Pure Princess, Bartered Bride and since then, she has written twenty-seven books. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is the freedom to explore all the facets of the human heart—our darkest desires and hardest emotional moments—in so many delicious ways! Don’t…

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Advice From The Stars: Maya Blake

Happy Wednesday! Today, the lovely Maya Blake shares some inspiring words to get you writing! Read, share and enjoy! Maya Blake’s 2015 RITA nomination in Contemporary Romance: Short is… What the Greek Can’t Resist Maya Blake fell in love with the world of the alpha male and the strong, aspirational heroine when she borrowed her sister’s Harlequin book…

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Interview with… Abby Green

Abby Green first sold to Harlequin in 2006. Her modern series debut was Chosen as the Frenchman’s Bride and since then, she has written thirty books. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is the luxury of working from home and creating passionate sexy stories featuring gorgeous heroines and heroes who are demanding and…

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My Ultimate Crush: A Harlequin Hero

We’re back this week with Harlequin Presents author Caitlin Crews and her Ultimate Crush, Tair from Jane Porter’s The Sheikh’s Disobedient Bride. Read why he is her Ultimate #HarlequinHero! I don’t remember my first Harlequin Presents—but I do know it was by Jane Porter. I read a great swathe of her books in a big,…

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Interview with… Sharon Kendrick!

Sharon Kendrick first sold to Harlequin in 1985. Her medical romance debut was Nurse in the Outback and since then, she has written ninety-three books. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is the artistic freedom to create powerful love-stories which transport her and the reader into a different world… Don’t miss Sharon’s next book, The Ruthless…

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