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Swoon Author Jen Wilde: Pitch (Im)Perfect
With the release of my third Swoon Reads book, Going Off Script, coming next week, I wanted to stop by the blog and write about something that doesn’t get talked about enough: all the ideas that never make it onto the shelves. As readers and writers, it’s easy to see the perfectly styled social media photos of our fave books …
Going Off Script,
Announcing GOING OFF SCRIPT by Jen Wilde!
Anyone familiar with my work knows how obsessed I am with fandom and celebrity. My first Swoon book, Queens of Geek, was all about fans and cosplay and nerds uniting. My second, The Brightsiders, explored fame and music and pride. But one of my biggest obsessions is television, so it’s only natural that my third Swoon book, Going Off Script, …
Going Off Script,
queens of geek,
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’s the power …
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 decided to …
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 happy to …