We Want Your Inspirational Historical Romances!

Do you write inspirational historical romance and want to submit to Harlequin? Then don’t forget the open submission call for our inspirational historical limited series! Note that this is NOT part of the Warriors Wanted blitz but a separate submission call that’s part of our inspirational limited series. Read on as Editor Leah Mol gives…

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Our Message of Support for the Black Community

Acknowledging hurtful events happening across the United States, Harlequin posted a message of support for Black authors, readers and colleagues on its Facebook and Instagram channels this week. We value diversity and we are listening. We are committed to publishing diverse and inclusive voices so that readers see themselves reflected in the books we publish.…

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Two Days to Go! It’s Almost Time for the Warriors Wanted Blitz

The countdown is officially on. We only have two days to go – that’s right, just two – until the Harlequin Historical team announce their Warriors Wanted blitz open, to your submissions. We’ll be accepting submissions from Friday 5th June – Sunday 21st June. So, if you’re thinking about submitting, but need that extra little…

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Warriors Wanted Blitz: Tips from the Harlequin Historical Editors

Whether you’re polishing up your entry for the Warriors Wanted blitz or looking for some general historical romance writing advice, the Harlequin/Mills & Boon UK editors share their top tips to make your story stand out from the crowd… Commissioning Editor Vic Britton says… “For me, the opening few lines to a story can make…

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Warriors Wanted: Get Ready for the Historical Blitz Bootcamp!

The Harlequin Historical series is excited to announce a new blitz for aspiring authors opening next Friday, June 5th! We’re looking for talented new voices in Viking, Medieval and Highlander romances. This is an opportunity to showcase your historical warrior romance to our editors, get some helpful feedback in an accelerated time frame, and maybe…

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Writing Challenge: Right Place, Wrong Time

by Evan Yeong The last time we had a Historical writing challenge I didn’t make things easy for you. When putting together my rules I decided to take every popular historical era off the table, forcing you all to broaden your ideas of what this romance genre could be. And you all delivered with flying…

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What the Harlequin Historical Team Want

Are you planning to submit to the Warriors Wanted Blitz? Our team posted recently about what we’re looking for in Harlequin Historical, and we’d like to remind you of what Medieval, Viking and Highlander stories we’d like to see. We can’t wait to read your submissions! When you put the words ‘historical’ and ‘romance’ together,…

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Warriors Wanted! Announcing…the Harlequin Historical Blitz!

Now might be the perfect time to escape back in time and try your hand at writing a romance novel! And we’re looking for new authors! The Harlequin Historical series is excited to announce a new blitz for aspiring authors, launching June 5th! Our readers around the world love Viking, Medieval and Highlander stories, and…

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