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April 11, 2019
Swoon Author Lillie Vale: The Importance of Strong, Complicated Friendships in YA"Yeah, romance and kissing is nice, but do not underestimate friendship."
March 28, 2019
Swoon Author Lillie Vale: Refilling the Creative Well"Why do our writer brains always come down on us so hard for taking some much needed R&R?"
February 20, 2019
Swoon Author Lillie Vale's Editing Update: Meeting My Book for the First Time (Again)"In a lot of ways, Small Town Hearts is a totally different book than it was before."
December 17, 2018
Swoon Author Lillie Vale's First Draft Report: When a Place Becomes a PersonIn Lillie's debut novel Small Town Hearts, the seaside town of Oar's Rest definitely counts as a main character.
February 24, 2018
And the winning cover for SMALL TOWN HEARTS is...Every writer spends so much time perfecting the bones and guts of their book that they’re super anxious/excited/over the moon…
February 14, 2018
Swoon Author Lillie Vale: A Title Change From the HeartYou know the phrase “it takes a village”? Well, like child-rearing, this oldie but goodie holds true for books, too.…