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Monday, November 11th, 2019

What's in a Name?: Help Us Find a Title for Karen Bischer's New Book!

We are now closed to title suggestions. Thanks for all your input!As you know, we rely on you, our trusty Swoon Readers, to help us choose the cover direction for our titles. We also have come to trust you for coming up with great titles (like Jennifer Honeybourn’s When Life Gives You Demons, which came from a post just like ... Read More


Home Ick, suggestions, title, Karen Bischer
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Reminder: The Season 18 Reading Deadline Is Next Week!

Hey there, Swooners!We hope your week is off to a great start.Reminder: The deadline to read Season 18 submissions is next week, Tuesday 10/15 at 11:59 p.m. EST. You have a whole week to read, rate and comment on your favorite manuscripts before our Edit Board selects the next list, and we need your help!What stories are making you swoon ... Read More


deadline, news
Monday, October 7th, 2019

Behind the Book Scenes: The Making of the Cover for THE GOOD FOR NOTHINGS

Do you want to know how artist Markia Jenai so perfectly captured the characters and mood for The Good For Nothings cover? So did we! Luckily for us, she shared her process with art director Liz D. Here's their conversation:What do you think about when you're thumbnailing, and how do you choose what to develop as sketches?When it comes to ... Read More


art, design, The Good for Nothings, cover creation, Danielle Banas, behind the scenes
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

AMA: Your Publishing Questions Answered (Part II)

Hey Swooniverse,Thank you to everyone who submitted questions for our AMA! We’ve answered them all to the best of our ability. In fact, there were so many great questions that we’ve split the answers into two blog posts. Click here for Part I!Please note that these answers are based on our personal experience in the industry, and that every publishing ... Read More


behind the scenes, ask an editor, publishing

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