Sandy Hall

New Jersey


Sandy Hall is the author of A LITTLE SOMETHING DIFFERENT, SIGNS POINT TO YES, BEEN HERE ALL ALONG, and A PROM TO REMEMBER. She has a master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. After spending several years as a teen library, she decided to try writing books instead of just reading them. It worked out pretty well. When she isn't writing, she enjoys Netflix marathons, Broadway shows, taking long scrolls through Tumblr, and living in New Jersey.

Favorite Books

All time faves include Anne of Green Gables, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Homecoming, Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Summer Sisters. More recent additions to the list are The Hating Game, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, and Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

Favorite Quotes

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.”

Favorite Genres

Sandy Hall's Manuscripts

Most Recent Blog Posts

Monday, October 8th, 2018


I feel like 75% of the time when I write a blog post for Swoon, it starts off with a confession. This one is no different.Confession: Writing a follow up book after A Prom to Remember was harder than I expected.I loved Prom. I loved the characters. I loved the story. I didn’t feel done with them ... Read More


Been Here All Along, new book, news, Sandy Hall, The Shortest Distance Between Love and Hate, Sign Point to Yes, A Little Something Different, A Prom to Remember
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Swoon Author Sandy Hall: Bucky Barnes Gives Me Life, or Why Side Characters Are Important

Confession: I love Bucky Barnes. Powered by Giphy This realization didn’t exactly come as a shock to me. I’ve always been partial to side characters, particularly of the brooding variety.Main characters are great. I understand why people love Thor, Captain America, and Black Panther, but we know a lot about them. They have whole movies written about ... Read More


pop culture, characters, writing, Sandy Hall
Friday, April 27th, 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 a decent story idea in nearly two months. Usually I have several ideas floating around in the back of my head, waiting to be explored. But recently, it’s like I come up with ideas and immediately lose interest. So ... Read More


A Prom to Remember, writing, inspiration, Sandy Hall, authors, swoon reads
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Swoon Author Sandy Hall's Editing Update: A Draft to Remember

We, as in authors, talk a lot about planning, writing, revising, and editing. Which makes sense; we devote our lives to these steps and all that they involve.  There are so many nuances and stages to editing, that I thought I’d take some time to talk about something that I feel like gets lost in the shuffle: late stage ... Read More


A Prom to Remember, author, Sandy Hall, editing, revision, writing, swoon reads, editing update

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