Swoon Author Hanna Nowinski: Has Anybody Seen My Motivation and If So, Could You Tell It to Contact Me ASAP?
I’ve been writing for most of my life and
therefore have absolutely no idea why I still have this image stuck in my head.
You know, this image of authors sitting in their spacious studies, sunlight
flooding in through the floor-length windows as they sit at their huge, tidy
desks, shaking their heads at their brilliant ideas as they ...
Meg & Linus,
Announcing Our Tenth List: SOUL SWEEPER by Devon Taylor, SCRATCH THAT by Tiana Smith, THE FINDING OF SECRETS by Dee Garretson, and THIS IS HOW WE FALL APART by Caitlin Lochner!
Dear Readers,This is our tenth season. Can you believe it? We have a truly exciting list to share with you. Once again we were blown away by the amazing manuscripts you shared with us. With ghost ships, WWI spies, magical matchmaking notebooks, and action packed fight scenes, there's something for everyone in our newest selections. Thank you for ...
This Is How We Fall Apart,
The Finding of Secrets
Tag, You’re It!: Why Simple Dialogue Tags Are Your Friend
As writers, we’re always looking for ways to spice up our writing. Slang words! Creative formatting! Italics and bolds. CAPS! We never want our writing to be dull, so we look for little tricks and shortcuts that can make our words jump right off the page. One way that many writers try to make their prose more dynamic is ...
Ask an Editor,
Ready, Set, Binge Read!
We live in a world where binge-watching your favorite movies and TV shows is basically the norm. Is there anything better than finding a TV show or film franchise that you love and can watch in one fell swoop if you so choose? How about starting a new book series and realizing that you don’t have to wait an ...
Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for AIRPORTS, EXES, AND OTHER THINGS I'M OVER
Hey there Swooners!Got any weekend plans? Well, NOW you do: It's time for cover voting for Airports, Exes, and Other Things I'm Over by Shani Petroff! In case you missed yesterday's announcement post, here's a little more info about the book:"A bad storm, two canceled flights, stuck in an airport with a hot stranger ...
Airports Exes and Other Things I'm Over,