Swoon Author Olivia Hinebaugh's Editing Update: A Fresh Start
Waiting for my first edit letter was really exciting. And nerve-wracking. I often heard authors talking about how overwhelming that first edit letter could be. It’s the first time you’re really going to try and mesh your vision with your editor’s. I worried that we wouldn’t have the same ideas. I worried that I wasn’t ...
The Birds the Bees and You And Me
Swoon Author Olivia Hinebaugh: Don't Stop Now
Hey! Novel writers and Nano-ers! You’re writing words. Words that didn’t exist until you typed them! That is rad! It’s an accomplishment whether you “win” NaNoWriMo or not.I have a complicated relationship with NaNoWriMo. (But, honestly, who doesn’t?) There are things I like (solidarity, a little external pressure—I love a deadline) and things I ...
And the winning cover for THE BIRDS, THE BEES, AND YOU AND ME is...
Swooners, this was THE author moment I've been dreaming about. Yeah, sometimes I think about holding my book for the first time, but it's hard to picture that moment if you have no idea what your book will look like. But now, I do!I had exactly zero chill about my cover. I'd have phone calls with ...
The Birds the Bees and You And Me,