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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Only in my world could a phrase so ridiculous sound pretentious. Last fall I entered The Beacon, a writing contest for unpublished authors that's sponsored by First Coast Romance Writers. I entered CHOSEN, my paranormal thriller (Paranormal)  and TWENTY-EIGHT AND A HALF WISHES, my soft mystery with a touch of paranormal (Mainstream.)  Toward the end of November, I found out that [...]

Blog Par-Tay Giveaway!

I love Twitter. Anyone who knows me, knows this, but one of the main reasons I love Twitter is the AMAZING people that I meet. One of those people is Carolina Valdez Miller. Honestly, I can't remember the first time I "met" Carol, but one of my first memories of her is from a blogfest someone hosted.  I think it [...]

Pseudo Cover for TORN

My thirteen year old daughter read the first draft for my YA Science Fiction novel, TORN. I'm thrilled that she loved it, but I was completely surprised when she asked if she could make a book cover to use in the binder she keeps the printed out pages in. Together we picked out a photo on Dreamstime and then she [...]

Balance

I'm a writer. I want to be a published author. The last year and a half of my life has been dedicated to making the second statement happen. Sounds good, right? I have the luxury of staying home with my kids so it was relatively easy to announce I was becoming a full time writer. "This is my job," I [...]

Welcome!

Welcome to www.DeniseGroverSwank.com, your peek into the writing life of Denise Grover Swank and her soon to be award winning novels; Chosen, Hunted, and Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes. Kick off your shoes and have fun exploring the new website. Stay tuned for lots of new changes!