Announcing the Winner of So You Think You Can Write!


Everyone at Harlequin/Mills and Boon was thrilled to announce the winner of the 2014 So You Think You Can Write contest — and our newest contracted author — Amanda Cinelli!

Amanda captured the hearts of editors and readers alike with her entry for Harlequin Presents, Resisting the Sicilian Playboy. Amanda won the grand prize winner of the Ultimate Author’s Publishing Prize, including a two book publishing contract.

Watch Amanda get the life-changing news from editor Carly Byrne and author mentor Sharon Kendrick in this video of THE CALL!

Do you dream of becoming a Harlequin author like Amanda? SYTYCW will be back next year but in the meantime, you can always submit a series romance manuscript any time! Review our guidelines at, read what we publish and target the series that’s right for you. For more writing tips and inspiration, check out all the archived posts at, the Community and the SOLD! blog.


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  1. Iltor1957
    November 20, 2014 at 12:10 am

    Many congratulations Amanda on this win. The video described all the passion and thrill, which encourages other aspirants for the next season.

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