Writing What You Love-Part Three – Cidney Swanson

Writing What You Love-Part Three

I promised the cover reveal in July. Um, so, it’s still July, yes? (Whew!) Here it is, the cover of SAVING MARS. Squee! I’ve thought a few times that I should change the title of this blog series because, as it stands, it sounds like I am giving you advice on How To write what you love. Which I’m not. But, this novel came about because I wrote in a setting and genre I love… I think you get the idea. So, is it okay if I don’t change the blog title? ‘Cause I’m kind of out of words right now after all the revisions and line edits and proofs and…and…and… (Scroll to the bottom for a summary of the book!)


SAVING MARS: When the food supply of Mars’ human settlement is decimated, seventeen-year-old Jessamyn Jaarda, the best pilot Mars Colonial has ever seen, flies to Earth to raid for food. Earth-Mars relations couldn’t be worse, and her brother is captured during the raid. Breaking rules of secrecy and no contact, Jess finds an ally in Pavel, nephew to a government official, but their friendship only makes more agonizing the choice before her: Save her brother or save her planet? (Williams Press, Aug 2012, 325 pp.)

Tomorrow, I’ll post the first chapter for you! You can get my blog via email over on the right side there>>>>> and ^^^^^to be sure you don’t miss it. For today, I’ll just tease you with the first line:

She was the kind of girl who slept with books on her bed.

(Can any of you relate to that?)


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