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October 17, 2019
Prepping for NaNoWriMo: Your Muse Has Left You… What Now?Gearing up for NaNoWriMo, but not sure what story you want to write? Vicky Skinner has some tips for finding it.
August 8, 2019
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: How to Avoid Burnout"Practice self-care and work smarter, not harder!"
August 1, 2019
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: The Evolution of a Novel"Just this once, I thought I’d talk about how long it REALLY takes me to write a novel."
May 13, 2019
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner's First Draft Report: Skipping the Sophomore Slump"On July 13, 2013, I wrote the first line of We Are the Ghosts on my way to work."
September 10, 2018
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: The 7 Stages of Grief—uh, I mean—EditingThe author of How to Breathe Underwater breaks down the 7 steps of getting your very first edit letter.
August 16, 2018
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: Writing + Other Types of ArtArt informs art, and any kind—whether it's music, movies, or visual art—can be used as inspiration for your writing.
August 10, 2018
And the winning cover for WE ARE THE GHOSTS is...Come see which cover direction YOU chose for Vicky Skinner's second contemporary novel!
July 23, 2018
Announcing WE ARE THE GHOSTS by Vicky Skinner!The author of How to Breathe Underwater has a new book coming out! Find out more here.
June 27, 2018
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner's Editing Update: Turns Out Editing Is the Actual BestSome authors hate the editing process, but Vicky Skinner loves it! Find out why.
November 9, 2017
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: Welcome to the NaNo PartyHi!!! I am so excited to be here today to talk to you about my favorite holiday, National Novel Writing...
August 18, 2017
And the winning cover for HOW TO BREATHE UNDERWATER is...Look, I know you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but let’s be real here, I’m going...
August 7, 2017
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: HOW TO DROWN Has a Shiny New Title!So, I know everyone says this, but believe me when I say, I am awful at titles. Seriously. Most of...