Harlequin

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Make backstory work for you by Kandy Shepherd

To new writers, backstory is the Big Bad Wolf everyone is warned to avoid at all costs. There’s a little more to it than that, as multi-published author KANDY SHEPHERD explains. When writing romance, we’re […]

What’s in a Name by Christine Merrill

I met Christine Merrill at Jennifer Crusie’s Cherry Con in 2007. Christine read an excerpt of her historical romance, AN UNLADYLIKE OFFER. It knocked me out. I’d had the impression that historicals were stuffy and […]

Ten Lessons I Learned Writing a Real-Life Romance by Patience Bloom

I met Harlequin editor Patience Bloom via Twitter – and immediately asked her to post with us on RU! Now Patience has written her own book and wants to share with us what she’s learned […]

From Hot Starts to Famous Last Words – The importance of a great first line and an awesome ending for your book by Nicola Cornick

What is it about the first line of a book that keeps you tethered to the story or the perfect ending that makes a story memorable? Today, best-selling historical author, Nicola Cornick, shares tips on […]

Fifty Shades of Sweet with Heartwarming Editor Victoria Curran

Give a huge welcome to Senior Editor of Heartwarming Romance – Victoria Curran. She’ll be popping in and out to answer your questions about Harlequin’s new line today only – so don’t delay! Fifty Shades of […]

From Traditional to Self-Publishing: One Editor’s Journey By Tessa Shapcott

Please give a big welcome to RU’s latest contributor, editor Tessa Shapcott! Tessa shares her insight on self-publishing, from editing and book design to packing and promotion.   Great to have you here, Tessa!  When I […]

The Making of an Accidental Author with Adite Banerjie

Debut author Adite Banerjie has quite the amazing story of how she is becoming a published author – read on! Accidents happen and I simply love them.  Wait a minute.  Before you decide I’m some kind […]

Tying It With a Bow by Lynne Marshall

Author Lynne Marshall discusses the importance of the HEA in romance and reader’s expectations of the genre. Great to have you back, Lynne!   And They Lived Happily Ever After A writing teacher from an […]

New RU Columnist Oliver Rhodes: Do I need an author website? And what should I put on it?

New RU columnist Oliver Rhodes returns today, addressing an issue that plagues a lot of writers: Do I really need a website? Author websites are commonly accepted today as a useful book marketing tool – […]

Author Kat Cantrell: “A Peek Beneath the Covers”

Today’s guest, KAT CANTRELL, is living the dream many struggling romance writers aspire to. So what’s it like living on Cloud Nine? Kat reveals all! (Scroll down for details – Kat’s giving away a copy […]

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