Category: Harlequin Romance

Harlequin Author Confessions: The Dreaded First Chapter!

How hard it is it to get that important first chapter just right? Yesterday’s Dear Editor post gave you the Sold Editors’ top tips, but recently, a group of Harlequin authors have also discussed that very question! And for everyone out there who finds first chapters the hardest words to write of all, you’re in good company.…

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Interview with… Susan Meier

Susan Meier first sold to Harlequin in 1989. Her Silhouette Desire debut was Take The Risk and since then, she has written 60 books. What she loves most about writing for Harlequin is editorial support. She’s had some of the best editors in the industry. Follow Susan on Twitter and Facebook! 1. What book first got…

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My Ultimate Crush: Charles Brandon

Harlequin Romance author Jennifer Faye is on hand to deliver a truly delectable Ultimate Crush this week and we’re not complaining! The first thing you should know about me is that I’m a visual writer. If I can’t envision a scene in high definition, I can’t write it. Granted most of those background details never make it…

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My Ultimate Crush: Captain Jean Luc Picard

Harlequin Romance/ Harlequin Medical Romance author Scarlet Wilson kicks off our new weekly My Ultimate Crush column, where your favourite authors explain who their number one crushes are, and why! Enjoy 🙂 Captain Jean Luc Picard. My favourite ever Star Trek Captain and there are lots of reasons why. Patrick Stewart was apparently puzzled to be…

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How to create Leap-Off-The-Page Characters – Stefanie London

  It takes a skilled author to balance all the needs of creating a great book. You’ve got to combine story, plot, conflicts, characters, romance, craft, style, voice and more to get readers engrossed in your tale. And each person approaches it differently.  So here’s Stefanie London to tell us how she focuses on characters!  …

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