May 2020 STAR workshop with Leigh Duncan

Writing for Hallmark

May 16, 2020
12-4 p.m.
West Melbourne Library
2755 Wingate Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32904


Do you think your current work in progress is perfect for Hallmark? The author of Hallmark Publishing’s soon-to-be-released Heart’s Landing series will share insights into the plot points most apt to earn your manuscript a speedy rejection while providing tips for landing one of the most sought-after contracts in traditional publishing today.


About Leigh Duncan

Leigh Duncan is the award-winning author of more than two dozen novels, novellas and short stories. Her first full-length book, The Officer’s Girl, was released by Harlequin American Romance in 2010. Leigh went on to write seven more books for Harlequin, including the highly acclaimed Glades County Cowboys Series, before shifting her focus to more complex and emotional stories, such as The Orange Blossom Series and Pattern of Deceit, which have resonated with her readers. In 2017, her book, Journey Back To Christmas, was chosen as the launch book for Hallmark Publishing’s new line. Hallmark will release A Simple Wedding and A Cottage Wedding, the first two books in Leigh’s Heart’s Landing Series, in the spring of 2020.  An Amazon best-selling author and a National Readers’ Choice Award winner, Leigh lives on Florida’s East Coast where she writes women’s fiction and sweet, contemporary romance with a dash of Southern sass.  Learn more at