Category: Harlequin Authors

I Got the Call! Meet New Special Edition Author Darby Baham

Debut author Darby Baham is a writer and senior editor at a New York City non-profit, with personal blog posts that have appeared in the Washington Post Solo-ish column. She signed a three-book deal with Harlequin Special Edition. Her first book follows a group of college friends and where they land in work, friendship and…

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I Got the Call! Meet New Love Inspired Author Christine Raymond

Christine Raymond is a debut author writing for Love Inspired. Her book is about a widowed single mom who needs to sell the ranch house she inherited but is met with opposition from the owner of the ranch next door. Congratulations, Christine! Harlequin: Tell us a little about yourself. Our readers want to know! Christine…

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Top 10 Tips for Worldbuilding

by Vicki Essex If you read our post on Tuesday, you know that this week on the blog, we’re joined by Superromance author Vicki Essex, who also writes fantasy Westerns as V.S. McGrath. Here are Vicki’s top ten tips for successful worldbuilding! Start by describing the general premise of this world in one sentence. Describe…

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Writing for Harlequin Heartwarming: The Authors Have Their Say!

On Tuesday, we posted about the launch of a new Heartwarming series, the Blackwell Sisters, which follows the Return of the Blackwell Brothers series. We thought we’d take a moment to focus on this unique, heartfelt romance line—so we dug into our archives to share with you why, in their own words, the Harlequin Heartwarming…

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From the Archives: Pancakes and Writer’s Block

In this post from 2017, Harlequin Historical author Nicole Locke admits writer’s block is like taming wild animals and making pancakes. My family loves fluffy pancakes. Not me. The sheer amount of patience it takes to make them, and the mere seconds it takes for my family to devour them is not the kind of…

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Getting the Call: Meet New Medical Romance Author Shelley Rivers

I still have my first rejection letter from Mills & Boon. It’s over twenty years old. Of course, back then I was naive enough to think that writing was easy. I’ve since learnt this writing lark is hard! During those initial years, I practiced, practiced, practiced. I also gave up many times. But five years…

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Getting the Call: Meet New Heartwarming Author Kit Hawthorne

This week we are excited to introduce our newest Harlequin Heartwarming author, Kit Hawthorne. Read on to learn about her journey to “Getting the Call” from Harlequin- The first call came around ten, during my morning writing session, from an unknown number with a 416 area code. Ontario, my phone said. I don’t know anyone…

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