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Revisions: Sometimes You Have to Break It Down to Build It Better
Hi Swooners! I can’t believe Rogue Princess is going to be out in the wild soon. By the time I passed in the final edits back in November 2018, a lot of revisions had taken place. I jokingly say I only had to change three things; the beginning, the middle and the end (actually, I rewrote the ending three times).Revisions ...
First Drafts Are for Getting It Down, Not Getting It "Right"
The hardest part about writing the first draft... is writing the first draft.For Rogue Princess, I wrote the first three chapters in a week, and then it stalled. For almost a year. But Tianna and Aidan were never far from my thoughts, so when I saw the next Swoon Reads deadline was coming up, I rolled up my sleeves, determined ...
first draft report,
And the winning cover for ROGUE PRINCESS is...
She steals a space ship to flee a forced marriage, but instead finds a handsome stowaway with a secret!Hi everyone! Rogue Princess is a gender-swapped retelling of Cinderella set on the futuristic planet of Astor, and it is my pleasure to reveal the cover that you have chosen!It is incredible how the team at Swoon Reads tackled combining the feeling ...
Swoon Author B.R. Myers: A New Title Fit for Space Royalty
The title for Never Once came from the last words spoken at the end of the book. I thought it was fitting as a fairy tale retelling and I liked the simplicity. Shortly after Swoon acquired my story, Holly told me the title would probably change. From a marketing perspective the original title didn’t quite fit with the sci-fi setting ...