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Finish Your Novel Weekend!

The finish line is in sight! Will your novel be ready by the So You Think You Can Write contest deadline of 4:59 p.m. EST, Monday, September 21st, 2015? Harlequin Community is here to help you on this last leg of your writing marathon! (If you need any help entering your manuscript, you can read…

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Finish Your Novel Weekend!

The finish line is in sight! Will your novel be ready by the So You Think You Can Write contest deadline of 4:59 p.m. EST, Monday, September 21st, 2015? Harlequin Community is here to help you on this last leg of your writing marathon! (If you need any help entering your manuscript, you can read…

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A Day in the Life of the Harlequin Medical Romance Team

Dashing doctors, tea and tasty treats, Assistant Editor Laura McCallen takes us behind the scenes of Harlequin Medical Romance…   Our day starts when we arrive at The NEWS Building at London Bridge. Whisked up to the 16th floor by whisper-soft elevators we arrive at our desks ready to take on the day…after a quick…

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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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Win a Group Critique with Carina Press!

Carina Press is bringing their popular critique group workshop to RWA in New York City and giving you a chance to win a spot in the group! This workshop is an opportunity for authors to solicit professional and peer feedback on their manuscript, in real time, in a helpful, constructive and kind environment. Carina Press…

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Confessions of a Harlequin Editor: Dina Davis

Meet Dina Davis, the newest member of the Harlequin Love Inspired editorial team! Hi! I’m Dina Davis, Assistant Editor/Editorial Assistant for Love Inspired Suspense and Love Inspired Historical. I joined Harlequin in April, and I’m loving every moment! But how couldn’t I love a job where I spend so much time reading romance novels? If…

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Plot 101: Let’s Talk About Plot

Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. How do you give your romance novel intensity and keep the reader turning the pages? Editorial Assistant Farah Chowdhury breaks down the basics of plot. What is a plot? Plot in its most basic form is a series of…

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Love Inspired introduce “From Blurb to Book”!

Want to write for Love Inspired? Elizabeth Mazer is here on SOLD to tell you about an exciting new initiative the Love Inspired teams are running – From Blurb to Book! When people ask me the best part of my job, my answer is always the same. There’s nothing I love more than making “the…

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#CarinaPitch Day is almost here!

 Why everyone should take part in #CarinaPitch day! By Kerri Buckley, Senior Editor, Carina Press Imagine New Year’s Eve, Spring Break, and a superhero-themed birthday party all rolled into twelve glorious, supercharged hours. Got it? Good! That’s what #CarinaPitch day feels like for a Carina editor. This one, anyway—I fully admit that I have a…

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Introducing #CarinaPitch 2015!

THE CARINA PRESS EDITORIAL TEAM WILL BE HOLDING A PITCH EVENT ON TWITTER VIA THE #CARINAPITCH HASHTAG ON THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015, FROM 9AM EASTERN TO 9PM EASTERN. #Carinapitch is a Twitter event we’ve been doing for two years now, in which we offer an opportunity for authors to submit their work and get both…

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