- About Karole Cozzo
- KAROLE COZZO is a school psychologist by day, a wife and mother of two by night, and a writer of YA romance in the wee hours of the morning. She loves camping out at Starbucks, breakfast cereal at all hours, and watching every movie made from her favorite YA books. How to Say I Love You Out Loud is her debut novel.
- Favorite Books
- The Secret Society Girl Series, the Twilight Saga, White Oleander, The Book Thief, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, Hopeless, The Fault in Our Stars
- Favorite Quote
- "Sometimes those who are the hardest to love are the one who need it the most."
Reach me at email@example.com
- Favorite Genre
Most Recent Blog Posts
Once upon a time, Publication (yes, with a capital P) was the Holy Grail. In the time that has passed since June 2014, when I learned that Swoon was gifting me with the Holy Grail, I’ve experienced so many wonderful highs. “The Call.” (I mean, Holy Claudia Kishi, that’s Jean Feiwel on the other end of …
Near the end of June 2014, I received my first edit letter and had my first “edit letter review” conversation with Holly West. We’d discussed some proposed changes, including entirely reworking the first three chapters of the book, and then Holly asked me if I thought I could have the first round of edits completed …
A quick Google search for “character development tools” will bring up a myriad of options. Some are worksheets a single page in length, focusing on the basics – eye color, profession, hobbies. Others are several pages in length, including nebulous questions such as “What is it that your character needs that he or she doesn’t …
Part of being married with young children involves being home and on the couch on Friday nights in time for prime-time television. And a big part of prime-time Friday night television is Shark Tank, at least in our house it is. As an aspiring writer, there was definitely a part of me that could relate …
Swoon Reads is looking for “new young adult love stories.” Romance. Ya know, all things warm and fuzzy, and unicorns, and rainbows. In fact, one of the defining features of a romance story is a happily ever after ending, or at the very least, a happy-for-now ending. For the record, my relationship with Swoon Reads hasn’t …
Karole Cozzo's Manuscripts
Words are strong. Love is stronger.
58,203 words (About 194 pages)
Everyone deserves a second chance.
54,936 words (About 183 pages)