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April 20, 2020
First Draft Report: Good Reading = Good Writing"Some of my greatest ideas come from reading other people’s books."
March 18, 2020
Announcing A ROYAL CHRISTMAS QUANDARY by Samantha Hastings!The author of The Last Word and The Invention of Sophie Carter has a third book coming this fall!
October 14, 2019
Announcing THE INVENTION OF SOPHIE CARTER by Samantha Hastings!The author of The Last Word has a second book coming out next year! Get the full scoop here.
July 22, 2019
Swoon Author Samantha Hastings: Party Like It's 1861"Unlike Prince, I didn’t want to 'party like it's 1999.' For my book launch, I wanted to party like it’s 1861."
July 11, 2019
Swoon Author Samantha Hastings' Publishing Confessional: Lucky Number 4"The Last Word wasn’t the first manuscript that I uploaded on the Swoon website. Or second. Or third. But the fourth."
June 25, 2019
Swoon Author Samantha Hastings' Editing Update: Going the Rounds"My first edit letter for was 10 pages long! When I read for it the first time, it felt like a knockout punch."
April 1, 2019
Swoon Author Samantha Hastings' First Draft Report: 14 Years (and a Few Centuries) Later"The idea for The Last Word came to me when I was reading Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters."
November 6, 2018
Check Out the Final Cover for THE LAST WORD by Samantha Hastings!The moment you've been waiting for has arrived... feast your eyes on the cover for Samantha Hastings' debut novel!
August 20, 2018
Swoon Author Samantha Hastings: By Any Other Name... A New TitleSamantha Hastings' debut novel has a shiny new title! Come find out what it is.