Category: Writing Tips

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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Advice from the Stars: Joanne Rock

Today, the incredible RITA 2016 nominee Joanne Rock shares her advice on writing! Joanne Rock’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length category is Dances Under the Harvest Moon

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Advice from the Stars: Elizabeth Harmon

Today’s words of inspiration on telling your story are courtesy of the fabulous RITA 2016 nominee Elizabeth Harmon! Elizabeth Harmon’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Best First Book category is Pairing Off

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Advice from the Stars: Christine Rimmer

Today’s words of wisdom on writing success are from the talented RITA 2016-nominated author Christine Rimmer! Christine Rimmer’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Contemporary Romance: Short category is Carter Bravo’s Christmas Bride

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Advice from the Stars: Carol J. Post

Today’s inspirational writing quote is from the lovely RITA 2016-nominated Carol J. Post – enjoy! Carol J. Post’s 2016 RITA nomination in the Inspirational Romance category is Mistletoe Justice

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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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Romance Writing 101: Starting with a bang!

This week, Harlequin insider Grace Thiele shares her top tips for grabbing a reader with your first line! One of my absolute favourite books, the incredibly romantic I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, begins with the immortal line: ‘I write this sitting in the kitchen sink.’ From the moment I first read it, I…

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