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Get to know your favorite authors as they tell us about their journeys both on and off the page.
563 Posts: Our Authors
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."
June 27, 2019
Swoon Author Natalie Williamson: Rules I've Learned NOT to Break"I’ve figured out a few rules (bet you’re all shocked, ha!) to help me maximize the time I DO get to spend writing."
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."
June 20, 2019
Swoon Author SM Koz: Marketing Practice Makes Almost-Perfect"Unfortunately, success in the writing world requires more than finishing a book and finding a publisher."
June 17, 2019
Swoon Author Sandy Hall's Editing Update: Letting Go"When it’s time for your book to move on, you have to push it out of the nest and hope for the best."
June 13, 2019
Swoon Author Natalie Williamson: The Road So FarThe debut author of Rules We're Meant to Break shares the Top 6 moments of her publishing journey thus far.
June 12, 2019
Meet the Author of THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD OF GETTING LUCKIE, Heather Truett!We have three new authors joining the Swoon family. Come say hi to Heather Truett!
June 10, 2019
Swoon Author Shana Silver's First Draft Report: From the Cloud to the Page"It’s important to have a champion for your work, someone who encourages you to pursue something special."
June 6, 2019
Swoon Author Claire Kann's Publishing Confessional: Dear Winnie"The truth is I’d been very anxious about June 4th ... for a bunch of reasons. Everything about the book was difficult."
June 5, 2019
Meet the Authors of THE DREAM WATCHER, Talia Rothschild and Ashleigh Claire!We have three new authors joining the Swoon family. Come say hi to Talia Rothschild and Ashleigh Claire!
May 30, 2019
Swoon Author Jenn P. Nguyen: Mia's Guide to K-DramasThe main character in Fake It Till You Break It is pretty much obsessed with k-dramas and here are her favorites!
May 29, 2019
Announcing Our New List: THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD OF GETTING LUCKIE by Heather Truett and THE DREAM WATCHER by Talia Rothschild & Ashleigh ClaireWe've selected two new books to publish based on YOUR feedback!
May 27, 2019
Swoon Author SM Koz's Editing Update: A Whole New Experience"When I look back at the process as a whole, I have to say Risking It All was substantially easier than my first book."
May 23, 2019
Swoon Author Danika Stone: 5 Tips for Self-PromotionTo many writers, marketing is a foreign process. Check out a few tried and true tips from a pro!
May 15, 2019
Swoon Author Natalie Williamson's Editing Update: No Longer Alone"I have a hard time with first drafts. But editing? Editing I LOVE."
May 13, 2019
Swoon Author Vicky Skinner's First Draft Report: Skipping the Sophomore Slump"On July 13, 2013, I wrote the first line of We Are the Ghosts on my way to work."
May 9, 2019
Swoon Author Danika Stone: So You Want to Be a Writer...There was a long stretch of years when I described myself as an “aspiring writer.”