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503 Posts: Our Authors
January 10, 2019
Swoon Author Tiana Smith: How to Write a BookThe author of Match Me If You Can has a surefire 12-step process for writing a book. Come find out the secret!
January 3, 2019
Swoon Author Caitlin Lochner's Editing Update: Soldiering Through EditsEditing can be terrible, but having the support of a team that believes in you and your work can make it all worth it.
December 27, 2018
Swoon Author Kristen Orlando: My Book Journey — Nothing But GratitudeThe author of You Won't See Me Coming shares all the little things she's grateful for about her publishing experience.
December 26, 2018
Swoon Author Olivia Hinebaugh's Editing Update: A Fresh StartThe blank page is usually a scary thing, but for Olivia Hinebaugh, it was a useful tool in her editing process.
December 21, 2018
Swoon Reads 2019: 23 New Books to Fall ForTBR feeling a bit light? Never fear! There are 23 new Swoon books coming out in 2019.
December 20, 2018
A Day in the Life of Swoon Author Kristen OrlandoTake a peek into the day-to-day activities of the author of The Black Angel Chronicles, Kristen Orlando!
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.
December 13, 2018
Swoon Author Dee Garretson's Editing Update: Sometimes Characters Just Have to GoWhen it comes time to edit your book, it's common to find characters on the chopping block.
December 6, 2018
Swoon Author Tiana Smith's Editing Update: It Gets Worse Before It Can Get BetterEditing a novel isn't just polishing the surface, it often means ripping a book apart and stitching it together again.
November 30, 2018
A Look Back at Swoon Reads 2018We saw 22 new Swoon books enter the world this year. Did you catch 'em all? Get the full rundown here.
November 8, 2018
Swoon Author Chani Lynn Feener: The Secret to Winning NaNoWriMoChani has won NaNoWriMo six years in a row. Want to know how she does it? The answer may surprise you.
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!
October 25, 2018
A Day in the Life of Cindy Anstey, Swoon Author(Hint) She is one of the most fortunate people in the world who actually enjoys her job: Writing.
October 18, 2018
Swoon Author Cindy Anstey: Publishing Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be... It's BetterThe author of Carols and Chaos shares how everything changed—and stayed the same—after getting her book deal.
October 11, 2018
Swoon Author Devon Taylor: Keep on DaydreamingThe author of The Soul Keepers has a message for all you aspiring authors out there: You can do it.
October 4, 2018
Swoon Author Devon Taylor: The Soundtrack to THE SOUL KEEPERSEver think there's a perfect song for a scene you've written? Devon Taylor shares his playlist for The Soul Keepers.
September 27, 2018
Swoon Author Devon Taylor: Marketing Yourself as a Writer Without Feeling IckyPromoting your work online is hard and often stressful. Devon Taylor has some advice for how to find the right balance.
September 26, 2018
Swoon Author Cindy Anstey's Editing Update: Sometimes Messier Is BetterRevising Carols and Chaos involved making things a bit more embarrassing for the main characters, but it was fun!
September 20, 2018
Swoon Author Maggie Ann Martin: The TO BE HONEST SoundtrackEver 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—EditingThe author of How to Breathe Underwater breaks down the 7 steps of getting your very first edit letter.