Swoon Author Tiffany Pitcock: The Writing Process and Hands-On Editing
As I’ve mentioned in the past, I’ve never been a big fan of
editing. One reason is that it feels like getting scolded (though I understand
that’s not what is happening). Seriously,
give me a first draft any day. The other reason is that I’m a hands-on person.
I can’t read a word document (or an ebook for that matter). ...
Swoon Author Tiffany Pitcock: Publishing Confessional – Promotion and Anxiety
I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was eight years old. I
still remember being in Mrs. Ireland’s third-grade class, writing stories in my
notebook instead of learning my multiplication tables. I remember promising my
best friend Kasey I’d dedicate my first book to her (which sixteen years later
I did). I was prepared. I knew what I was ...
Swoon Author Tiffany Pitcock's Editing Update: From Fear to Freedom
I have a confession to make, one
that shames me as both an author and an English major: I hate editing. I hate
reading my own writing. I hate having my mistakes pointed out to me. You know
that college senior meme that says “Rough draft? You mean final draft”? That
was me up until I started working with Swoon ...
behind the scenes,
And the winning cover for JUST FRIENDS is...
Over the past week of cover voting, I had many people ask me which cover was my favorite. No one seemed to believe me when I said all of them. “Come on,” they said, “There has to be one you’d prefer over the others.” But there wasn’t. I was in love with them all. My favorite was whichever I was ...