Category: Harlequin Superromance

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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Advice From The Stars: Tara Taylor Quinn

As the month of June comes to an June end, so do our wonderful quotes from our lovely RITA 2015 finalists! We begin our countdown to the last three with wise words from Tara Taylor Quinn! Read, share and enjoy!  Tara Taylor Quinn’s 2015 RITA nomination in Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length is… Once a Family The author of…

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Series Spotlight on…Harlequin Superromance

  Hi, I’m Piya Campana, Assistant Editor of Harlequin Superromance. I’m Super excited to talk Superromance with you today! Harlequin Superromance is our longest contemporary series line, clocking in at a range of 80–85000 words. This longer word count allows for what we call a “big story” feel in our books—the depiction of the larger…

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Confessions of a Harlequin Editor: Dana Grimaldi

Meet Dana Grimaldi, Harlequin editor, photographer and GoT fan! Hello! My name is Dana Grimaldi and I’m an Assistant Editor/Editorial Assistant for Harlequin Heartwarming, Superromance and Gold Eagle. I’ve been working at Harlequin for seven years now, and I can’t wait to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work in the…

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Advice From The Stars: Liz Talley

These wise words from Liz Talley are sure to inspire you and your writing – and get you ready for a weekend of writing! Read, share and enjoy!  Liz Talley’s 2015 RITA nomination in Contemporary Romance: Long is… The Sweetest September  After being a finalist for RWA’s prestigious Golden Heart Award in Regency romance, Liz Talley found…

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Character 101: Building Complex, Interesting, Memorable Characters

  Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. At the heart of a great romance are characters we can relate to and fall in love with. Harlequin Superromance author Vicki Essex talks about writing diverse, memorable and fully realized characters. While writers talk about goal, motivation…

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Harlequin Desire Author Sarah M. Anderson Goes Back to Her Roots…

So many Harlequin authors are incredibly versatile and can turn their hands from sweet to sexy, from emotional to action-packed and everything in between. Happily, here at Harlequin we can find something to suit most authors–and readers! So here’s Harlequin Desire author Sarah M. Anderson to tell what’s new in her repertoire!  I’m so excited to…

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Reviewing Some Harlequin Podcasts

Although these podcasts aren’t new–and they were mentioned here before–now that you know which series are most interested in new titles, it might worth your while to check them out again. There’s always something new to be learned! You can subscribe on iTunes or other podcasting areas, and also listen to some older ones for…

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What Harlequin Lines are Looking for Your Story this Spring?

As we’ve said before, Harlequin series editors need to buy 4 books a day to make next year’s commitment—and while we’ve got a group of talented and prolific authors, and dedicated senior editors who keep a close eye on inventory, sometimes some lines have more openings. We thought we’d spotlight a few for this month……

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