Heidi Rice

Course director

Heidi Rice is a USA Today bestselling author of 26 romantic novels, novellas and short stories. She has sold over 2 million copies of her books worldwide, had her stories translated into 23 languages and has finaled three times in the Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA awards which recognise excellence in romance writing. Her first women’s fiction novel, So Now You’re Back, was published in February 2016 by Harlequin Mira UK and described by one Amazon reviewer as ‘a sheer delight’. Her second women’s fiction novel is due out in August 2017 in Harper Collins’ new HQ Stories imprint.

Before becoming a published romance author ten years ago, Heidi worked for twenty years as a film journalist for, among others, Radio Times, What’s on TV and the Daily Mail. She has run numerous library workshops on writing romantic fiction including featuring in Islington Council’s Word Festival in 2013 and has previously worked as a reader for the Romantic Novelists Association’s New Writers Scheme.

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Books published

Million+ copies sold

RITA finalist


Always keep writing… Come hell, high water, sagging middles, gaping plot holes, hysterical heroines, alpha-jerk heroes and a thousand and one rejection letters, because it’s only those who never stop writing who learn their craft, discover their unique voice, finish that story and have a chance of finding their own happy ever after as a writer.

Heidi’s books

Heidi's Courses

Writing Romance

Price: £304