Most Recent Blog Posts
Swoon Author Jen Wilde: What Album Is the Soundtrack to Your Life? (Quiz!)
In The Brightsiders, Emmy uses music like therapy. Listening to her fave albums lifts her up when she’s down and puts her in the zone when she needs to rock the stage. Finding the perfect lyrics when she’s writing a new song helps her deal with all the drama around her, and allows her to express herself. That ...
Swoon Author Jen Wilde's Editing Update: The Joy of Editing
I have a lot of old stuff sitting in my garage. I know that seems like a strange way to start off a post about editing, but stay with me.There are boxes of books, clothes, even old furniture that was stored there during my last move. I’d been putting off going through them, but the other day I ...
And the winning cover for THE BRIGHTSIDERS is...
Wow, I have had a blast seeing
everyone voting for the cover of The Brightsiders. When the covers first landed
in my inbox, I was blown away by the designs.
Becca S. did an incredible job,
and I’m so grateful to see glitter and rockstar vibes and bisexual pride colors
on each one. I would’ve been ...
Announcing THE BRIGHTSIDERS by Jen Wilde!
As everyone knows, I’m a huge fangirl. I’ve always been fascinated by celebrities, pop culture, and the privileges and perils of fame. In Queens of Geek, Charlie encountered some of those privileges and perils as a Youtube star and emerging actress, and it got me thinking; what about the kind of fame that makes your every move a ...
Swoon Author Jen Wilde: The Road So Far
When I first discovered Swoon Reads, I was instantly obsessed—devouring every blog post on the site and reading manuscripts. I watched new authors being announced and felt so happy and so jealous at the same time. I wanted to be a part of the Swoon Team so badly, so I finished a manuscript I had been working on and ...