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February 16, 2016
Presenting the new cover for ALL THE FEELS by Danika Stone!Hey Swooners! We're so excited to present the brand new cover of All the Feels! We know, we know. You're...
February 11, 2016
Swoon Author Tarun Shanker: The Infinite Potential of EditingHi Swooners, Tarun here. And I have two-day-old news to report. Our book is actually out in the world! We’ve...
February 9, 2016
It's Pub Day for THESE VICIOUS MASKS!Dearest Swoon Readers, We're so glad you're here to share this glorious occasion with us. We must confess that today...
February 8, 2016
Now Available for Download: A Free E-Novella from Kimberly Karalius!Hi there Swooners! Valentine's Day is a mere six days away already, and what better way to celebrate than with...
January 29, 2016
Swoon Author Kimberly Karalius' Editing Update: Introverts and GiftsLike babies and snowflakes, each new book is unique. In some way, shape, or form, it finds a way to...
January 28, 2016
Announcing FIRST KISSES AND OTHER MISFORTUNES, a novella by Kimberly Karalius!Close your eyes. Okay, maybe not literally. Metaphorically. Please, thanks. Now imagine Grimbaud: chocolate-drizzled waffles, sparkling canals, and marble cupids...
January 21, 2016
What We're Reading: Swoon AuthorsLast week, Swoon Staffers shared the books they were reading whilst hunkered down for the winter. Now it's our wonderful...
January 8, 2016
And the winning cover for BEEN HERE ALL ALONG is...I am really, really, REALLY excited about this cover announcement. But there’s a chance that writing about Jane in Signs...
January 7, 2016
Swoon Author Kate Evangelista: On Research and LifeBipolar Disorder. Noun. Defined as a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression. Someone who swings between...
December 28, 2015
Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for BEEN HERE ALL ALONGVote on the cover for Sandy Hall's Been Here All Along
December 22, 2015
Announcing BEEN HERE ALL ALONG by Sandy Hall!Been Here All Along: A new book by Sandy Hall inspired by a Taylor Swift song with an LGBT twist
December 18, 2015
Meet the author of WHAT HAPPENS AT SUPACON, Jen Wilde!We could not be more excited for all of you to meet the three authors who are joining the Swoon...
December 17, 2015
Meet the author of KISSING MAX HOLDEN, Katy Upperman!We could not be more excited for all of you to meet the three authors who are joining the Swoon...
December 16, 2015
Meet the author of ROMEO AND WHAT'S HER NAME, Shani Petroff!We could not be more excited for all of you to meet the three authors who are joining the Swoon...
December 15, 2015
Announcing Our Sixth List: ROMEO AND WHAT'S HER NAME by Shani Petroff, KISSING MAX HOLDEN by Katy Upperman, and WHAT HAPPENS AT SUPACON by Jen Wilde!How is it possible that we are already choosing books for Season 6? Amazing! Just yesterday I was presenting our...
December 14, 2015
And the winning cover for KISS CAM is...Hello, hello, hello! I am back and I bring exciting news regarding the cover direction for Kiss Cam! Holy moly...
December 10, 2015
Swoon Author Kristen Orlando's Editing Update: Making Every Word CountMaya Angelou once said, “The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through their...
December 3, 2015
Swoon Authors Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas: So Now What?The dust from the November frenzy has cleared. The shadows covering your writing space have been chased away by the...
November 19, 2015
Swoon Author Danika Stone: Going the Distance (NaNoWriMo Week Four)It’s nearing the end of November and if you – like me – have been doing the NaNoWriMo challenge, then...
November 5, 2015
Swoon Author Karole Cozzo: Karole's Basic Rules of Planning for NaNoWriMoDefinition of pantser: in the writing world, someone who prefers to write by the seat of their pants without any...
November 4, 2015
Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for KISS CAMCover voting is now closed. Thanks for all your help! Hey Swoon Readers, We can’t even begin to explain just...