Harlequin Dare Blitz!

Monday, April 9, 2018 to Friday, April 20, 2018

We’re looking for new authors for Harlequin Dare! Submit your sexy contemporary romance proposal between Monday, April 9, 2018 and Friday April 20, 2018, and get a response by Friday, May 4th, 2018!

Whether you have a WIP almost ready or you’re starting from scratch, we want to see your story! This isn’t a contest but a chance to get your story in front of an editor and hear what they think—maybe you could become our next Dare author.

Here are the details:

  • Submit a cover letter, the first chapter and a complete synopsis between Monday, April 9, 2018 and Friday, April 20, 2018.
  • All submissions will receive feedback by Friday, May 4, 2018.
  • Original content only please.
  • Make sure you check out our series guidelines here before submitting!

For a complete list of events during the blitz, check out our contest schedule.


Schedule of Events

Event Descriptions

  • Twitter Chat

  • Join us on Twitter from 10am-11am EDT for a chat with our Harlequin Dare editors about writing sexy contemporary romance! Don't forget to use the hashtags #DAREBlitz, #sexywishlist.
  • Editor Tips on the Blog

  • Tips on writing a swoon-worthy alpha hero from Associate Editor Dana Grimaldi.
  • Blitz Check-in

  • With only a few days to go, we wanted to check in with you!
  • Harlequin Dare Blitz closes

  • This is the final day to submit proposals to the Harlequin Dare Blitz! Get some last minute tips on submitting here.

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