Jenn P. Nguyen

New Orleans, Louisiana

Reader & Writer

Bio

Jenn Nguyen fell in love with books in third grade and spent the rest of her school years reading through lunchtime and giving up recess to organize the school library. She has a degree in business administration from the University of New Orleans and still lives in the city with her husband. Jenn spends her days reading, dreaming up YA romances, and binge watching Korean dramas all in the name of 'research'. The Way to Game the Walk of Shame is her debut novel.

Favorite Books

Harry Potter series
Hunger Games trilogy
Any books by Stephanie Perkins

Favorite Genres

Jenn P. Nguyen's Manuscripts

Most Recent Blog Posts

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Swoon Author Jenn P. Nguyen: Publishing Confessional

It’s a well-known fact that writers have very thick skin. It's kind of a job requirement. You need to no matter what stage you are in your writing career. Whether it’s with beta readers, critique partners, querying agents, or on submission with editors. You will be critiqued and judged and it can hurt. And it doesn’t ... Read More

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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Swoon Author Jenn P. Nguyen: Book Signings

Every author dreams of having a giant launch party and book signings someday. Luckily when The Way to Game the Walk of Shame released, it happened to fall on the same weekend as the national Barnes & Noble Teen Fest so I was able to participate in several different events. From a personal book signing to one with several awesome ... Read More

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Swoon Author Jenn P. Nguyen: To Waste or Not to Waste

A couple of years ago, I went through a health kick phase. I signed up for a gym membership (and actually went)! I also bought a huge sack of carrots at Costco and made my own carrot juice among other things. It was actually pretty good and made me feel awesome. Until I was left with a pile of freshly ... Read More

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Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Swoon Author Jenn P. Nguyen: Kdramas, RPGs, Fan Fiction, and All the Other Stuff That Made Me Write

Whenever anyone asks me what influences my writing, I usually say Korean dramas, but honestly that’s kind of incomplete. My writing is all due to Korean dramas, roleplaying games, and fan fiction. I’ve talked about my love for Korean dramas a bunch of times so now I’ll be focusing on the other two.BTW if you don ... Read More

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