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Lauren Scobell



Director of Swoon Reads!

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Monday, April 29th, 2019

Publishing 101: Do I Need an English Degree to Work in Book Publishing?

PUBLISHING INDUSTRY FRIENDSHow important is it for job/intern applicants to have an English major? Is having a minor just as effective? I’m an English & Organizational Communications double major, but am considering dropping English to a minor. Please RT & read this thread!— courtney | buried in a bookshelf (@cityofglamour17) April 19, 2019 This is a question that really hit … Read More


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Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Why Wasn't I Chosen?: An Open Edit Letter (Part V)

Dear Swoon Writers, After every season, Holly, Emily and I sit down and talk about all the manuscripts we’ve read. We discuss the things we loved as well as the reasons why we may not have selected certain manuscripts. We make a list, and Holly writes an open edit letter (see Parts I, II, III, and IV). We go through … Read More


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