Category: Harlequin Romance

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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Advice From The Archives: Blending Humor With Emotion

Do you want to write books that will make people laugh and cry? Then this fabulous blog post from 2011 about blending humor with emotion by award-winning Harlequin Romance author Liz Fielding is totally essential reading! (As is her 2015 RT Reviewer’s Choice Award-nominated book, Vettori’s Damsel in Distress – you won’t want to miss it, so…

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Interview with… Scarlet Wilson

Scarlet Wilson first sold to Harlequin in 2011. Her medical debut was It Started with a Pregnancy and since then, she has written fifteen books. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is the diversity of writing for two different lines, Harlequin Romance and Harlequin Medical Romance. Make sure you check out her most…

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I Sold My Book! Meet Katrina Cudmore!

Last week, newest Harlequin Romance author Katrina Cudmore received a phone call that changed her life! Read on for all the lovely details…! Dreams do come true. I wrote that opening line a few days ago for the new story I’m currently working on. And two days later my dream did come true when my…

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Weekend Writing Tip: Christy McKellen

This weekend, we’ve got even more fab author advice on SOLD. Have you ever wondered about writing for more than one Harlequin series? Or thought about how you might prepare to target a new series? Well, new Harlequin Romance author @ChristyMcKellen, formally a Harlequin KISS author, tells you her story! Follow Christy on Twitter, and post any…

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My Ultimate Couple Crush!

This week Harlequin Romance author Susan Meier shows us why your Ultimate Crush doesn’t have to be just one person! I have to say my ultimate crush isn’t a “person”. It’s actually a “couple”. The hero and heroine from Baby on the Ranch, Cade Andreas and Suzanne Caldwell. Both begin the book in trouble. Suzanne…

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Plot 101: Let’s Talk About Plot

Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. How do you give your romance novel intensity and keep the reader turning the pages? Editorial Assistant Farah Chowdhury breaks down the basics of plot. What is a plot? Plot in its most basic form is a series of…

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Interview with… Barbara Wallace

Barbara Wallace first sold to Harlequin in 2009. Her Romance debut was a novella entitled “Magic Under the Mistletoe” in A Fairytale Christmas with Susan Meier. Since then, she has written a dozen novels for Harlequin Romance. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is the freedom she has to put her own fresh spin…

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