Category: Harlequin Romance

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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My Ultimate Crush: Elizabeth Bennet

To kick off your work week, we are back with this week’s Ultimate Girl Crush, Pride and Predjudice’s Elizabeth Bennet, from Harlequin Romance writer Michelle Douglas. Happy Reading! My ultimate crush is Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice. For me, Lizzy is the perfect heroine. I love her sense of humour, and I love that…

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Series Spotlight on… Harlequin Romance!

This month we’re trying something a little different with our Series Spotlight! To read, watch and experience this series, get comfortable and then press ‘Start Prezi’. Then simply click through the presentation using the left and right arrows on screen or on your keyboard, et voilà! So, without further ado, we’d like to introduce Harlequin Romance to the stage! Enjoy!…

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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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