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Publishing Process: Where SWOON Happens — A Guest Post by Author Lynne Matson
Today I’m talking about what has surprised me most about the publishing process. Since I’m here at Swoon Reads, I’m going to share swoony surprises, talk about some that are not-so-swoony, and end with the ultimate in author swoon.
Becoming a published author is a dream come true for me *swoon alert* so when I held ...
ULTIMATE AUTHOR SWOON,
On Writing–OWN IT — A Guest Post by Author Lynne Matson
Today I’m talking about craft. Specifically, I’m talking about the writing process . . . the act of getting the words on paper. Or in my case, into my MacBook Air’s document file.:)
Let me start with a disclaimer: I’m NO EXPERT. I’ve got one book published (NIL, a Young Adult novel coming March 4 from Macmillan/Henry ...
YA Romance: ALL THE FEELS — A Guest Post by Author Lynne Matson
I LOVE young adult fiction. I’m talking full-on, head-over-heels LURRVVVVEEEE it. I love reading it, and I love writing it, so much that I honestly can’t imagine writing anything else. Why? Because YA has ALL THE FEELS.
(Cute boy, holding up a homemade Valentine. Yup, FEELS. :D)
(That moment when you SEE that cute ...
How I Got Published — A Guest Post by Author Lynne Matson
Sekrit confession: NIL is not my first book.
It’s technically my third. And I wasn’t always a writer. In my pre-writer life, I was an attorney. (Technically, a litigator, which looks WAY more fun on tv than it is in real life.)
Anyway, I’d always had ideas and stories floating around in my brain, but I’d ...