The Inside Scoop
Select a category
October 1, 2018
Ask an Editor: Writing from Multiple POVs
Swoon editor Holly West shares a few tips for tackling a project that involves writing from multiple perspectives.
October 15, 2018
Reminder: The Season 15 Reading Deadline Is Tonight!
October 12, 2018
The Good, the Bad, and the Snarky: 6 YA Novels Starring Morally Ambiguous Characters
October 11, 2018
Swoon Author Devon Taylor: Keep on Daydreaming
October 10, 2018
5 Cozy YA Book / Beverage Pairings to Snuggle Up With
Crafting a Strong Beginning for Your Novel (5 Posts)From first pages to backstory, we cover what you need to know when trying to revise the early pages of your manuscript.
Revision Basics: Where to Start When Revising Your Novel (4 Posts)We’ve rounded up our favorite revision advice to help you get your manuscript in tip-top shape!
Fill Up Your TBR (Book Recs Galore) (6 Posts)Looking for your next read? We have a little something for everyone.
July 11, 2018
Ask an Editor: Is My Book a YA Novel?Not sure whether your book is middle grade, young adult, new adult, or adult? Editor Holly West shares a few guidelines.
January 28, 2015
Getting to Know You: Personality Tests for Your CharactersWe’ve compiled our favorite questionaires to help you create 3 dimensional characters.
July 9, 2018
8 YA Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Teen MoviesFrom Mean Girls to The Craft, we have the perfect YA book to pair with your fave teen flick.
June 29, 2018
Eat, Sleep, Read (and Read, and Read): 7 Things I Learned in My First Year in PublishingBelieve it or not, you should NOT take home every free book you can. And yes it's true: Book people are the best people.
November 17, 2017
2017 YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Hogwarts HouseLet the sorting hat pick your perfect read.