Category: writing inspiration

Advice from the Stars: Brenda Novak

Today the amazing RITA 2016 nominee Brenda Novak offers her advice on writing your book! Brenda Novak’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Long category is The Secret Sister

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Advice from the Stars: Sharon Ashwood

Welcome to the first post in our Advice from the Stars: RITA 2016 feature! To celebrate our RITA 2016-nominated authors, we’ve invited each of them to share their words of wisdom with you… Between now and the RWA we’ll be posting an inspirational quote about writing a day, courtesy of these amazingly talented authors. Here to kick us…

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10 Reasons to Love a Dishy Doc!

This week, Associate Editor Pippa Roscoe brings us her top 10 reasons to love a dishy doc…and we think we know who inspired her!  Who doesn’t remember their first TV crush? Mine was never in doubt. His cheeky smile, the risk-taking ways that saved lives and sent hearts aflutter around the world…and he became the…

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Romance Writing 101: Where do you start?

Meet Grace, your very own Harlequin insider, here to guide you through the secret art of writing romance! Hello! Before we embark on this adventure of romantic writing advice, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Grace Thiele (pronounced Tea-Luh, thank you kindly), and I am the new Editorial Assistant at Harlequin Presents. As…

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Author Confessions: Where does your medical inspiration come from?

This time on Author Confessions, we reached out to the talented authors of Harlequin Medical Romance to find out where their inspiration comes from.  Personal experience?  ER reruns?  Their answers might surprise you.  We received such great responses that we’re going to have two posts!  Keep reading for part one…   Where does your medical…

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Here’s your weekend #WritingChallenge!

This week, our #WritingChallenge is inspired by 2016’s Leap Year! Leap Day is famously the day when women propose instead of men, so to celebrate we’re asking you to put your own twist on the tradition… We want to see your heroine make the first move! Does she ask your hero for a date, a round-the-world…

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