Category: Harlequin Romantic Suspense

5 Important Writing Tips from Author Anna J. Stewart

1. Read. I bet you thought I’d start out by saying write. Ha! Fooled you.  Nope. My number one rule for writers is to read. Read everything you can get your hands on. In the genre you write and outside of it. Magazines, newspapers, blogs (not FB posts–they don’t count!). Words are power, especially ones…

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Interview with…Anna J. Stewart!

We’re thrilled to have Harlequin author Anna J. Stewart visiting with us. She writes for both Harlequin Heartwarming and Harlequin Romantic Suspense. Today, she’s talking about her HRS October 2017 release, GONE IN THE NIGHT, the latest in her Honor Bound series. Can you tell us a little about your October book and why it’s…

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Top Ten Reasons We Love Military Romances

By Kayla King, Editorial Assistant for Harlequin Intrigue and Harlequin Nocturne Military romances have long been a popular category romance subgenre. From Harlequin Intrigue to Harlequin Superromance, you can find the brave and bold men and women of the armed forces.  So what is it that makes us fall for every Navy SEAL we meet?…

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Series Spotlight: Harlequin Romantic Suspense!

Today, we have Harlequin Romantic Suspense in the spotlight! Romantic Suspense is all about big, sweeping romances amid dangerous and suspenseful settings with the romance and emotional story driving the plot. Now, here are the editors with a list of the tropes, hooks, and other story elements they’d love to see in their submission box!…

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Top Ten Reasons to Love a Cowboy

This just in, from the desk of Carly Silver, assistant editor for Harlequin Romantic Suspense (on Twitter at @carlyasilver)! Whether they’re sexy rancher-CEOs who know how to ride a bull as well as they can command a boardroom or sweet single dads who are just looking for a lady to lasso their hearts, here are…

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Read the So You Think You Can Write 2015 Top 10 Finalists!

  Out of 55 So You Think You Can Write finalists our readers voted and narrowed the field to the Top 25. Now the Harlequin editors have  selected 10 finalists based on voice, content and writing skills. Congratulations to all of our finalists! We were thrilled with the imagination and diversity represented in our entries…

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My Secret Crush: Raith De Matheis

This week on Sold!, Harlequin Romantic Suspense author Jennifer Morey reveals her Secret Crush and tells us why men who accept change are the ultimate heroes! Raith De Matheis from the third book in my Ivy Avengers miniseries, One Secret Night. Not only do I love his name, I love that he’s a man with…

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Romance 101: Putting the Romance in Romance Novels

Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. Associate Editor Rachel Burkot talks about the necessary elements of a romance novel. For many, Harlequin is synonymous with “romance.” We talk a lot about the series promise, but what does that really mean? It’s the million dollar question:…

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Weekend Writing Tips: Emily Krupin

How much dialogue is too much? Romantic Suspense Assistant Editor Emily Krupin shares her top tips on balancing dialogue with action! Enjoy, and happy writing! The Sold Editors x

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Marie Ferrarella’s Ultimate Crush

Harlequin Superstar Marie Ferrarella is melting all our hearts at Romance HQ today with her Ultimate Crush! My biggest crush was also my only crush. By crush, I am referring to that oh-my-God-I-can-hardly-breathe feeling where your fingertips tingle, your knees feel weak. The room gets suddenly  hot and the whole world actually does fade away. It only happened…

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