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Get to know your favorite authors as they tell us about their journeys both on and off the page.
September 20, 2018
Swoon Author Maggie Ann Martin: The TO BE HONEST Soundtrack
Ever think there's a perfect song for a scene you've written? Maggie Ann Martin shares her playlist for TO BE HONEST.
September 12, 2018
Meet the Author of HARSHVILLE, Olivia Wildenstein!
We have two new authors joining the Swoon family. Come say hi to Olivia Wildenstein!
September 10, 2018
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: The 7 Stages of Grief—uh, I mean—Editing
The author of How to Breathe Underwater breaks down the 7 steps of getting your very first edit letter.
September 6, 2018
Meet the Author of THE BALLAD OF AMI MILES, Kristy Dallas Alley!
We have two new authors joining the Swoon family. Come say hi to Kristy Dallas Alley!
August 29, 2018
Announcing Our New List: THE BALLAD OF AMI MILES by Kristy Dallas Alley and HARSHVILLE by Olivia Wildenstein!
Come learn more about the two manuscripts YOU helped choose for publication!
August 23, 2018
Swoon Author Shannon Klare: You Mean It Happened?
From football games to barn hide-and-seek, Surviving Adam Meade contains a lot from Shannon's own high school life.
August 20, 2018
Swoon Author Samantha Hastings: By Any Other Name... A New Title
Samantha Hastings' debut novel has a shiny new title! Come find out what it is.
August 18, 2018
Swoon Author Danika Stone: A Fangirl's Guide to Avoiding Convention FOMO
If you're new to the convention scene, have no fear: Danika Stone has some tips to turn you into a pro in no time!
August 16, 2018
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner: Writing + Other Types of Art
Art informs art, and any kind—whether it's music, movies, or visual art—can be used as inspiration for your writing.
August 14, 2018
It's Pub Day for HOW TO BREATHE UNDERWATER and SURVIVING ADAM MEADE!
Two debut contemporary romances are finally hitting the shelves today! Be sure to snag them for your summer reads stack.
August 9, 2018
Swoon Author Katy Upperman: 11 of My YA Summertime Favorites
Who should know what makes a perfect summertime read better than the author of two perfect summertime reads?
August 2, 2018
Swoon Author Devon Taylor's Editing Update: When Things Click Into Place
Editing is hard, but luckily you don't have to do it alone. The author of The Soul Keepers shares his editing journey.
August 1, 2018
Swoon Author Chani Lynn Feener: The Extremely Glamorous and Exciting Life of a Writer
Being an author isn't all glitz and glam. It's a lot of work. And sitting. And coffee. (LOTS of coffee.)
July 27, 2018
Swoon Author Maggie Ann Martin's Editing Update: Finding a Drafting Schedule That Works for You
"Write a little every day" is very common writing advice, but it just doesn't work for everyone.
July 26, 2018
Swoon Author Jennifer Honeybourn: Where Do Ideas Come From?
The author of When Life Gives You Demons shares some of her favorite sources of writing inspiration.
July 19, 2018
Swoon Author Danielle Banas: Finding the Perfect Superhero Name (Plus a Quiz!)
Are you the brash Red Comet or the mysterious Iron Phantom? Take the quiz find out which Morriston super you are!
July 17, 2018
Swoon Author Natalie Williamson: Titles Aren't Necessarily... Set in Stone
Natalie Williamson's debut novel has a shiny new title! Come find out what it is.
July 6, 2018
Swoon Author SM Koz: Taking Control of the Writing Life
Having trouble balancing real life with the writing life? SM Koz has some Type A-author suggestions for getting it done.
July 5, 2018
Swoon Author Shannon Klare's Editing Update: Surviving Revising ADAM MEADE
Editing may seem scary at first, but author Shannon Klare says it helped her rediscover her characters.
June 28, 2018
Swoon Author Kate Evangelista: The Wait
Patience may be a virtue, but for writers it's a necessity. Kate Evangelista shares her experience with The Wait.
June 27, 2018
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner's Editing Update: Turns Out Editing Is the Actual Best
Some authors hate the editing process, but Vicky Skinner loves it! Find out why.