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June 21, 2018
Swoon Author SM Koz: So Much More Than Amazing
Getting published comes with a whole range of emotions. Swoon author SM Koz shares her take!
June 8, 2018
Swoon Author Alex Evansley: Feels Like Summer, Take Two
WHAT’S UP, GUYS. And happy summer! I hope you’re all through exams and/or on summer break and...
June 6, 2018
Swoon Author Jennifer Honeybourn's Editing Update: A Learning Process
I love a shiny new idea, but first drafts are not super easy for me. This is probably because I...
May 31, 2018
Swoon Author Danielle Banas' Editing Update: An Actual Emotional Rollercoaster
This was my family and friends when I told them I had received my first edit letter: “What?” they said...
May 24, 2018
Swoon Author Shani Petroff: Based on Another True Story
I love taking something that happened to me, twisting it around, adding new elements, taking out a bunch of others...
May 23, 2018
Swoon Author SM Koz's Editing Update: Embrace the Delete Button
I should start by pointing out that I know I’m an oddball when it comes to editing. I actually...
May 17, 2018
Swoon Author Shani Petroff: Love for My Plus-Size Protagonist
I’ve struggled with my weight for most of my life. Yet, as I was setting out to work on...
May 16, 2018
Meet the Author of CHASE THE NIGHT, Prerna Pickett!
Meet the second of three fantastic authors joining the Swoon Reads family, Prerna Pickett! We couldn't get enough of...
May 11, 2018
Swoon Author Alex Evansley's Editing Update: Rewriting vs. Revising, and Other Real Talk from the LSTT Editorial Process
There’s nothing quite like the moment you write “The End” on a work in progress. Whether it’s a...
May 10, 2018
Swoon Author Karole Cozzo: 7 Tips for Handling Constructive Criticism
Constructive criticism and writing go together like new shoes and blisters, nature hikes and poison ivy, three frozen mango margaritas...
May 9, 2018
Meet the Author of SET IN STONE, Natalie Williamson!
Say hello to the first of three wonderful new authors joining the Swoon Reads family, Natalie Williamson! We fell head...
May 2, 2018
Swoon Author Jen Wilde's Editing Update: The Joy of Editing
I have a lot of old stuff sitting in my garage. I know that seems like a strange way to...
April 27, 2018
Swoon Author Sandy Hall: The Struggle with Inspiration Drought
Lately, I’ve been experiencing something super frustrating: I’ve been dealing with an “inspiration drought.” I haven’t had...
April 20, 2018
Swoon Author Cindy Anstey: A Lovely Launch
Hello Swoon Readers. I would like to announce the release of my third Regency mystery-romance, Suitors and Sabotage! The launch...
April 19, 2018
From the Swoon Squad: Don't Give Up (Part III)
Hey there, Swooners, We are so excited to welcome three new authors into the Swoon family! There were SO many...
April 18, 2018
Announcing Our New List: SET IN STONE by Natalie Williamson, CHASE THE NIGHT by Prerna Pickett, and LOST IN THE NEVER WOODS by Aiden Thomas!
Did you hear the news? We’ve selected three new manuscripts for publication — all with your help.
April 13, 2018
Swoon Author Alyssa Brandon: Characters – To Have, to Hold, to Hate?
Should you love or hate your characters? Are their your friends? Or are they just tools to get your story...
April 12, 2018
Swoon Author L.E. DeLano: It's Finally Here
It's here! The pub day for Dreamer is finally here!!! Powered by Giphy And now is when I confess...
April 11, 2018
Swoon Author Shani Petroff's Editing Update: Setting the Tone
When I wrote Romeo & What’s Her Name I included a lot of physical comedy. The main character Emily...
April 5, 2018
Swoon Author Karole Cozzo's Editing Update: A Few Points to Consider
Hey gang! I’m happy to be checking in with the Swoon Reads community today and giving you some updates...
March 29, 2018
Swoon Author Alyssa Brandon: The Idea vs. The Process
Whenever I tell people about having written a book and that I’m working on another one, one of the...