Author to offer advice on capturing an editor’s attention at Ponte Vedra Writers meeting


Author Jennifer Swanson will offer tips for “Capturing an Editor’s Attention through Innovation” at the upcoming meeting of the FWA Ponte Vedra Writers group.

To be held Saturday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ponte Vedra Library, the session will offer attendees examples of how authors can use structure, point of view and an innovative voice to grab the attention of an agent or editor.

Swanson is the editor of more than 25 nonfiction books for children that foster a love of science. Her new book, “Geoengineering Earth’s Climate: Resetting the Thermostat" was recently named a Junior Library Guild selection. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.Ed. in K-8 science.

The Ponte Vedra Writers group is one of more than 50 writers’ groups affiliated with the Florida Writers Association.