Category: writing inspiration

How to Write a Daring Heroine

By: Katie Gowrie Welcome to Dare Week on SYTYCW! If you’ve been following, you know that this week we’re talking all things Harlequin Dare to introduce you to our newest and edgiest series yet! One of the series hooks we’re most excited about is the Dare heroine. Romance is continually changing to reflect a changing world,…

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Series Spotlight: Harlequin Intrigue

This month’s series spotlight is on one of Harlequin’s top-selling category lines: Harlequin Intrigue.      From serial killers to domestic terrorism to small town conspiracies, Harlequin Intrigue novels are complex and compelling, and will keep readers on the edge of their seats with gripping romantic suspense. Danger lurks around every corner, and tracking down the perp is…

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Top Ten Reasons to Love the Bad Boy

This top ten list is off the desk of Kayla King, Editorial Assistant for Harlequin Intrigue and Harlequin Nocturne. What is it about the bad boy? Every time one shows up on the page my heart races and I just have to know more.  I don’t know about you, but it’s one of my favorite…

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Advice from the Stars: Scarlet Wilson

Today is our final inspirational quote before RWA 2016 – we hope you’ve enjoyed the advice from the stars! To finish we have wise words from the amazing, double RITA 2016-nominated author Scarlet Wilson! Enjoy. Scarlet Wilson’s two RITA 2016 nominations in the Contemporary Romance: Short category are His Lost-and-Found Bride & The Prince She Never Forgot

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Advice from the Stars: Sarah M. Anderson

Today, lovely RITA 2016-nominated author Sarah M. Anderson shares her inspiration for writers! Sarah M. Anderson’s RITA 2016 nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Short category is The Nanny Plan

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Advice from the Stars: RaeAnne Thayne

Today, fabulous double RITA 2016 nominee RaeAnne Thayne shares her inspiration for aspiring authors! RaeAnne Thayne’s RITA 2016 nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Long category is Redemption Bay & Her nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length category is A Cold Creek Christmas Story

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Advice from the Stars: Merline Lovelace

Today RITA 2016-nominated author Merline Lovelace shares her advice on becoming an author! Merline Lovelace’s RITA 2016 nomination in the Romance Novella category is Desert Heat in the Course of Action: Crossfire duet

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Advice from the Stars: Marie Force

Today, RITA 2016-nominated author Marie Force shares her amazing writing advice! Marie Force’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Romantic Suspense category is Fatal Frenzy  

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Advice from the Stars: Maisey Yates

Today’s motivational quote on writing is from the fabulous RITA 2016 nominee Maisey Yates! Maisey Yates’s RITA 2016 nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Long category is Brokedown Cowboy

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Advice from the Stars: Jodi Thomas

Today’s words of wisdom are from talented RITA 2016-nominated author Jodi Thomas – enjoy! Jodi Thomas’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Long category is Ransom Canyon

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