Tag Archives: Harlequin

Industry Links

Torstar results (Harlequin’s parent company) can be found at the Toronto Star here and Globe & Mail  here. Also Amazon announced their romance imprint yesterday. Publishers Weekly has details including their attempt to acquire Amanda Hocking. Bendable eInk from Gizmodo. (I don’t know that I care for their example of my vital stats displaying on my hospital gown. …

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Harlequin Digital Clinic at RWA

My social media team is hosting a digital clinic on the Wednesday of RWA for Harlequin authors only (that’s all Harlequin Enterprises Ltd’s authors whether MIRA, LUNA, Steeple Hill, Carina Press, etc.). We’ve held a number of workshops throughout the year on various social media tools like blogs, Facebook and Twitter and we wanted to …

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Harlequin Cover Shoot: Sexy Cowboys

Last fall, creative director Margie Miller called me and asked if she should create a behind-the-scenes video of her in California with three sexy cowboy cover models shooting the covers for Linda Lael Miller’s new McKettricks series of books.  I immediately said yes, and we brainstormed that we wanted a book trailer (check out http://www.takeacowboyhome.com) …

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New Harlequin Blog

A new Harlequin blog launched today! Publisher Donna Hayes has written the first post. We’ll be covering all kinds of inside stuff at Harlequin and about books and authors! Could I write!!! with more quotation marks?!

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The Career No Guidance Counselor Suggests: Romance Writer

I spoke to the Publishing and New Technologies class at Humber College on Tuesday morning and it was a delight to be greeted by such enthusiasm and youthful knowledge about technology. Three questions in particular stood out that I wanted to blog about. Is being a romance writer a realistic career? Yes! I spent a …

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News Round Up

Book Business Magazine’s story on Harlequin, Publishing Innovator of the Year. Same magazine named myself and CEO Donna Hayes in their cover story, Top 50 Women in Publishing.  I was at Romancing the Blog last week writing about how authors can best use social media for self/book promotion. It’s part of an ongoing series. Lots …

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