Swoon Author Shana Silver's First Draft Report: From the Cloud to the Page
Several years ago, I was struggling to come up with a new book idea a few days before my favorite event of the year, NaNoWriMo. I’ve participated in (and won) NaNoWriMo every year since 2006 with the exception of one year… the year I got the book idea for Mind Games.Three days before NaNo, I was talking to ...
first draft report,
And the winning cover for MIND GAMES is...
Before I received the cover mock ups, I spent a lot of time day dreaming what they might look like. I knew I wanted something that hinted at the sci-fi elements and the romance, but also captured the prevailing themes that are relatable to anyone (even if you don’t have mind-uploading software in beta testing at your high school ...
Swoon Author Shana Silver: REVERSE Has a Cool New Title!
I’ve never been attached to titles. In fact, I changed my own first name when I turned eighteen because I’d decided I was done with the one on my birth certificate. It no longer fit me. I’d grown up with a very common first name and there were at least five other girls in each of my ...