Category: Harlequin Romance

A #RomanceIncludesYou Mentorship Checklist

The Romance Includes You Mentorship is open for submissions until October 15th. If you’re an aspiring romance author from a community that’s been underrepresented in traditional publishing, then we want to see your stories! This is an opportunity to work one-on-one with a Harlequin editor for a year to develop your romance novel. The chosen…

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Which Series Are You? Part 1

Are you an aspiring romance writer from an underrepresented community interested in the #RomanceIncludesYou Mentorship — or are you planning to submit your story to Harlequin through our regular channels this fall? Then we can’t wait to see your stories! You might be curious about what we publish at Harlequin or where your story fits.…

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Advice From The Archives: Blending Humor With Emotion

By Liz Fielding Do you want to write books that will make people laugh and cry? With romantic comedies getting renewed love in books and movies this past year, this fabulous 2011 blog post by award-winning Harlequin Romance author Liz Fielding is essential reading! Have any of you watched the television programme Myth Busters? They take…

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Advice from the Archives: Line Editing with Carly Silver

Today, we bring you a post from our Archives as we continue our Inside Harlequin series. Harlequin editor Carly Silver offers a breakdown on what happens at the line editing stage of a book. By this point, the book has had a substantive edit, to work out the big-picture kinks with characterization and plot development.…

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Advice from the Archives: From Concept to Cover

As we continue with Inside Harlequin, today we bring you an updated post from our archives. Dana Grimaldi, associate editor for Harlequin Dare and Heartwarming, outlines the process of creating a cover, which starts with the combined brainstorming efforts of our authors and the art, marketing and editorial departments! A good cover does two things:…

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Inside Harlequin: Art with Louise McGrory!

  Today on Inside Harlequin, we’re excited to give you the inside scoop on all things art, as we chat with Louise McGrory, Creative Director for Mills & Boon and HQ in our UK office.       What does a typical day look like for you? No two days are the same with my…

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Inside Harlequin: Marketing with Andrea Seto!

In today’s Inside Harlequin post, we chat with marketing extraordinaire Andrea Seto, one of our colleagues at Harlequin. Read on to find out more about what she does in the marketing department while working on series romance! What does a typical day look like/What are the overall duties of your job? I work in the…

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Inside Harlequin: Managing Editorial

We are thrilled to be able to bring you some insights into the life of a Managing Editorial Coordinator, courtesy of Nicole Rokicki, in the second post of our Inside Harlequin series! What are the overall duties of your job? The overall duties of my job include keeping track of all the deadlines for the…

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Inside Harlequin: Editorial with Nicola Caws!

  Today on the blog we launch our Inside Harlequin series! We talk with Nic Caws, Associate Editor at Harlequin, about what a day in the life of an editor entails, what she looks for when acquiring a book, and what upcoming titles she’s particularly looking forward to! What does a typical day look like…

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Get A Look Inside Harlequin This Month!

Hey there, aspiring authors! We’re so excited to launch a special series of posts this month, and we want to tell you all about it. Are you curious about what goes on behind the scenes at Harlequin? Does understanding the many facets of book publishing pique your interest? Then be sure to tune in to…

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