Meet our Prima winning author Rachel Dove!

Meet our Prima winning author Rachel Dove!

Rachel Dove talks us through her first week of being a published author. On Thursday 21st April, I woke up and got the kids ready as normal, driving them to school and going to do the weekly shop. The difference was that this week, perusing the book aisle as I always did, I would find … Read more


Submitting to #MedicalBlitz: What we’re looking for…

Submitting to #MedicalBlitz: What we’re looking for…

What is the #MedicalBlitz? Harlequin Medical are always seeking new authors to write for our line. We’re committed to finding and growing talent…and the #MedicalBlitz is your chance to become one of our authors! Send us your contemporary Medical submission between February 1st and Valentine’s Day, and you’ll get a fast-tracked response including editorial feedback … Read more



Prima Writing Competition Winner Interview!

Prima Writing Competition Winner Interview!

Introducing a new addition to the Mills & Boon stable of authors, winner of the Prima/M&B wirintg competition,  Rachel Dove, with her fabulously flirty entry, The Chic Boutique on Baker Street. We asked her a few questions about her writing life so far…! What  inspired you to become a writer?  I have always had my head … Read more


Flirty Fiction Shortlist – Jessica Jackson

Flirty Fiction Shortlist – Jessica Jackson

Back in January Prima magazine launched our Flirty Fiction writing competition to win a publishing contract. After hundreds of entries our panel of judges have managed the difficult task of deciding on an exciting shortlist. In the weeks running up to the announcing the winner, we thought you might like to know a little more … Read more


HOW TO…let go of your manuscript and submit!

HOW TO…let go of your manuscript and submit!

It’s the child that never talked back. You’ve nurtured your manuscript for years, poured your heart and soul into it, wept over it, laughed over it and probably (guiltily) spent more time with it than with your own family. So why, when it comes to clicking save for the final time, is it just so … Read more


Flirty Fiction Shortlist – Sarah Purdue

Flirty Fiction Shortlist – Sarah Purdue

Back in January Prima magazine launched our Flirty Fiction writing competition to win a publishing contract. After hundreds of entries our panel of judges have managed the difficult task of deciding on an exciting shortlist. In the weeks running up to the announcing the winner, we thought you might like to know a little more … Read more


Flirty Fiction Shortlist – Melanie Woodgate

Flirty Fiction Shortlist – Melanie Woodgate

Back in January Prima magazine launched our Flirty Fiction writing competition to win a publishing contract. After hundreds of entries our panel of judges have managed the difficult task of deciding on an exciting shortlist. In the weeks running up to the announcing the winner, we thought you might like to know a little more … Read more


Flirty Fiction shortlist – Rachael Mills

Flirty Fiction shortlist – Rachael Mills

Back in January Prima magazine launched our Flirty Fiction writing competition to win a publishing contract. After hundreds of entries our panel of judges have managed the difficult task of deciding on an exciting shortlist. In the weeks running up to the announcing the winner, we thought you might like to know a little more … Read more


HOW TO…write a first page that WOWS!

HOW TO…write a first page that WOWS!

Time and time again, we’re told ‘it’s what’s inside that counts’ – well, when it comes to writing the first page of your story, its true!  Yes, the bright beautiful cover of your book might shout ‘pick me’, yes, the blurb might provide a captivating teaser of its hidden depths, but as soon as your … Read more