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579 Posts: Our Authors
September 19, 2019
Behind the Book: Creating the Futuristic Technology of MIND GAMESIn order to write about futuristic technology, author Shana Silver had to invent it first.
September 18, 2019
Announcing THE GOOD FOR NOTHINGS by Danielle Banas!The author of The Supervillain and Me has a second book coming out next year! Get the full scoop here.
September 16, 2019
Meet the Author of THE IMPALER'S SHADOW, Alexander Delacroix!We have two new authors joining the Swoon family. Come say hi to Alexander Delacroix!
September 12, 2019
Announcing Our New List: THE IMPALER'S SHADOW by Alexander Delacroix and THIS IS WHAT YOU CAME FOR by Jessica PatrickWe've selected two new books to publish based on YOUR feedback!
September 11, 2019
Choose Your Words Carefully: An Author's Guide to Revising for Voice"The voice pass is usually my favorite and the most frustrating at the same time!"
August 30, 2019
Making the Most of a Minute: 5 Life Hacks for Busy Writers"You’d be surprised how much you can accomplish even if you think you don’t have any time."
August 22, 2019
A Lesson in Storytelling from Marvel Movies: Don't Sweat the Small StuffIn order to deliver emotional storytelling, sometimes you need to break the rules and trust your readers to keep up.
August 19, 2019
Swoon Author Shana Silver's Editing Update: 7 Steps to Revision Success"No matter how you revise, what’s important is finding a method that works for you."
August 16, 2019
Swoon Author Katy Upperman: A Beginner's Guide to Instagram Story Templates"Creating my How the Light Gets In story template was very much trial and error. I’d love to share my experience!"
August 14, 2019
Swoon Author Elizabeth Hrib: LOST IN LIMBO Has Found a New TitleLost in Limbo by Elizabeth Hrib has a new title! Come check it out.
August 8, 2019
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: How to Avoid Burnout"Practice self-care and work smarter, not harder!"
August 7, 2019
Swoon Author Devon Taylor's Editing Update: Don't Forget to Leave the Lights On"You as a writer have to be open to criticism."
August 1, 2019
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: The Evolution of a Novel"Just this once, I thought I’d talk about how long it REALLY takes me to write a novel."
July 26, 2019
Swoon Author Olivia Wildenstein: Not Just Another Book TitleHarshville by Olivia Wildenstein has a new title! Come check it out.
July 25, 2019
Swoon Author Chani Lynn Feener: Character BreakdownNow that the Xenith trilogy has come to an end, here is a character primer for anyone who's new to the series!
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 18, 2019
Swoon Author Jennifer Honeybourn: You Never Know"If you’re thinking of submitting to Swoon Reads, do it—you never know where you could end up."
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."
July 10, 2019
Swoon Author Jennifer Honeybourn's Editing Update: A Necessary Edit"I’ve written three books—which equals many edit letters—and it’s not gotten any easier. I don’t expect it ever will."
July 4, 2019
Swoon Author Sandy Hall: Getting Unstuck"When I can’t seem to turn the spark of an idea into a plot, I tend to read writing craft books."
July 2, 2019
Swoon Author Chani Lynn Feener's Editing Update: Closing Out a Chapter"What made doing the edits for Within Ash and Stardust difficult was knowing that it was the final book in the trilogy."