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September 17, 2020
5 Book Recommendations for Latinx Heritage MonthCheck out these 5 YA reads during Latinx Heritage Month, as recommended by Aiden Thomas!
September 14, 2020
Announcing DAGGER HILL by Devon Taylor!The author of the Soul Keepers duology has a third book coming next summer!
September 10, 2020
Being a Debut During a Pandemic"We are living in unprecedented times. That’s what everyone keeps saying, and I think that’s putting it lightly."
August 27, 2020
One Way to Find Inspiration: Make A List!"In order to find a book idea, I first had to figure out what inspired me."
August 20, 2020
Be Wherever You Are (And By “BE” I Mean “WRITE”)"The best thing you can do as a writer is get away from your desk, and here are three reasons why."
August 17, 2020
Meet the Author of BRAVE and KINGFISHER AND CROW, Elisa A. Bonnin!We have a new author joining the Swoon family. Come say hi to Elisa A. Bonnin!
August 13, 2020
Why I Write Upper YA"I’ve always felt a little conflicted about where I want my books to land in YA."
August 6, 2020
How NOT to Write a Book"There isn’t only one correct way to go about anything involving writing and publishing."
July 29, 2020
6 Rules for Revising a Manuscript"Revisions are always tough. Tougher still when those revisions involve completely rearranging a number of key scenes."
July 24, 2020
Editing: Sometimes More Work Now Means Less Work LaterEither I’ve gotten better at addressing constructive criticism this time around or maybe my excessive plotting paid off.
July 23, 2020
5 Craft Books for New and Experienced Writers"When I was a baby writer, I (naively) believed that the more I wrote, the easier it would get."
July 16, 2020
Publishing Confessional: My Book Baby"Publishing a book is like having a baby."
July 13, 2020
Editing Can Be Murder"Sometimes editing feels like murder—without the blood, guts, and going to jail, of course."
July 10, 2020
Check out the final title and cover for Jessica Patrick's novel!Jessica Patrick's contemporary novel has a new title and cover!
July 9, 2020
A Playlist for NOT ANOTHER LOVE SONGIt's only fitting that a book about the country music scene has a playlist to go with it! Check it out here.
July 1, 2020
The Conundrum of Writing YA"I really loathed high school."
June 25, 2020
Seeing the World Through Writer-Tinted Glasses"There are so many different ways to see the world."
June 22, 2020
Check out the final cover for LOST IN THE NEVER WOODS by Aiden Thomas!The moment you've been waiting for has arrived... feast your eyes on the cover for Aiden Thomas' next novel!
June 18, 2020
Publishing: The Cindy Anstey Reality"The reality of being published—particularly by Swoon Reads—is nothing like my pre-published musings."
June 17, 2020
Check out the final cover of WE ARE THE FIRE by Sam Taylor!The moment you've been waiting for has arrived... feast your eyes on the cover for Sam Taylor's debut novel!
June 16, 2020
Sometimes You Just Need a Do-Over"I’ve learned that there is no one way to write a book (if only there was!) and the magic really is in the revision."