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Jenny Elliott

Spokane, WA

Reader & Writer

Bio

Jenny Elliott is a lifelong resident of Washington State and lives in Spokane with her husband and four kids. Writing fiction is her favorite method for avoiding insanity. Other avoidance techniques include reading, playing Scrabble, and browsing social media sites.

Favorite Books

THE TWILIGHT SAGA by Stephenie Meyer
THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY by Suzanne Collins
THE HUSH, HUSH SAGA by Becca Fitzpatrick
THE MATCHED TRILOGY by Ally Condie
ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD by Kendare Blake
POSSESS by Gretchen McNeil
THE FORBIDDEN GAME by L.J. Smith
SUMMER OF FEAR by Lois Duncan

Favorite Quotes

“You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.”
― Tom Hiddleston (Swoon!)

Jenny Elliott's Manuscripts

Most Recent Blog Posts

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Swoon Author Jenny Elliott: My Journey So Far

Now that Save Me has been published, I’m able to reflect upon the long, hard road I’ve travelled towards publication. Truth be told, though, the road wasn’t as long or hard as I’d expected, or as I’d been told it would be. Yes, I put in the requisite 10,000 hours necessary for developing writing ... Read More

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Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Swoon Author Jenny Elliott: Marketing and Publicity for SAVE ME — All Play, But Still Work

When I first wrote Save Me, I only had a basic idea of how much work (and fun) the marketing and publicity aspects of the book business can be. From the start, since Swoon Reads selected my novel for publication, keeping up with social media — which for me primarily involves Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest — has taken up a good deal ... Read More

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Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Swoon Author Jenny Elliott: My Experience With the Swoon Reads Editing Process

I enjoy editing ALMOST as much as writing. No, really. I do. While I love the creative process — creating characters, envisioning a storyline, and pouring scenes onto paper (or tapping them out on a keyboard) — writing a first draft of a novel is HARD. When I finish a story, no matter how rough the draft, I breathe a deep sigh ... Read More

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Save Me, revision, process, Jenny Elliott, Holly West, experience, authors, swoon reads, editing
Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Swoon Author Jenny Elliott: 5 Reasons to Submit to Swoon Reads

I can’t begin to tell you how glad I am that I submitted my Young Adult romance to Swoon Reads! But you probably already guessed that. I will never forget the elation I felt when I spoke to our fearless leader, Jean Feiwel, and she confirmed that — no, I hadn’t just won a tote of free books — my ... Read More

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Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Swoon Author Jenny Elliott: Inspiration + Perspiration = My Writing Process

Hello fellow Swoon readers and writers! It seems like just yesterday I found out Swoon Reads selected my novel, Save Me, for publication. I’m thrilled to finally get to talk to you all here on the Swoon Reads website! In this post, I’m going to share my writing process with you. Don’t let the scope of it ... Read More

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