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17 Posts tagged with 'revisions'
May 23, 2018
Swoon Author SM Koz's Editing Update: Embrace the Delete Button
I should start by pointing out that I know I’m an oddball when it comes to editing. I actually...
May 11, 2018
Swoon Author Alex Evansley's Editing Update: Rewriting vs. Revising, and Other Real Talk from the LSTT Editorial Process
There’s nothing quite like the moment you write “The End” on a work in progress. Whether it’s a...
March 7, 2018
Swoon Author Alyssa Brandon's Editing Update: Different in a Good Way
For me, editing was the most time consuming bit of writing Bound to You. Finishing the first draft was easy...
February 8, 2018
Swoon Author Kristen Orlando: Writing Is Hard, But Editing Is Harder
Resilience. Some people are just born with that bounce-back-from-anything-all-is-good-with-the-world-no-big-deal attitude. But some of us (*cough* me) are forced to push...
February 7, 2018
Swoon Author L.E. DeLano's Editing Update: Write the Things That Scare You
Dreamer is finally out in ARC form, the final bit of polish is being put on it before publication, and...
December 13, 2017
Swoon Author Claire Kann's Editing Update: Let's Talk About... Revisions*
*Yes, I am totally going to get as much mileage out of my title as humanly possible. But more than...
April 28, 2017
Why Wasn't I Chosen?: An Open Edit Letter (Part VIII)
Dear Swoon Readers, You gave us so many great manuscripts to choose from this season! Thank you for all of...
February 10, 2017
So You Want to Be an Editor
Welcome to Reading Month at Swoon Reads! This is the time for all of you wannabe editors out there to...
January 19, 2017
Why Wasn't I Chosen?: An Open Edit Letter (Part VII)
Dear Swoon Readers, We’re thrilled to announce our next Swoon Reads list! We were so excited to expand to...
August 24, 2016
Why Wasn't I Chosen?: An Open Edit Letter (Part VI)
Dear Swoon Readers, We are SO excited to announce our next Swoon Reads list, and as the newest edition to...
May 12, 2016
Swoon Author Cindy Anstey: Editing – Clearer Heads Prevail
A post in which Cindy Anstey discusses the importance of staying focused… her favorite bakery will not be reviewed As...
May 10, 2016
Why Wasn't I Chosen?: An Open Edit Letter (Part V)
Dear Swoon Writers, After every season, Holly, Emily and I sit down and talk about all the manuscripts we’ve...
February 11, 2016
Swoon Author Tarun Shanker: The Infinite Potential of Editing
Hi Swooners, Tarun here. And I have two-day-old news to report. Our book is actually out in the world! We...
January 29, 2016
Swoon Author Kimberly Karalius' Editing Update: Introverts and Gifts
Like babies and snowflakes, each new book is unique. In some way, shape, or form, it finds a way to...
November 18, 2015
Why It's Important to Do Research When Writing Diverse Books
I’ve talked some about how I want to see more diverse books, some reasons why diversity is important, and...
October 14, 2015
Why Wasn't I Chosen?: An Open Edit Letter (Part IV)
Dear Swoon Writers, As we finish up one set of exciting announcements and before I dive headfirst into another round...
October 13, 2015
Ask an Editor: Alpha vs. Beta Readers
What’s an alpha reader and a beta reader? You’ve worked for months—or years—on your novel, writing...