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Lynne Jonell

Focusing

Christmas is a glorious holiday ... but it's a little funky this year. And I'm having a certain amount of trouble focusing.
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Lynne Jonell

Inspiration

Inspiration! It's so wonderful when it shows up at my door. And it usually brings its friends ...
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Lynne Jonell

Grumpy

Yeah, so I'm a little grumpy. It took me years to tame my (admittedly monumental) author's ego ...
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Lynne Jonell

Glory Be!

Glory be! I've sent off the revised book! I really, really like it. But will my editor?
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Lynne Jonell

A Long-Term Slog

There is nothing, nothing, NOTHING so crucial for success as a writer as being able to sustain a long-term SLOG.
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Lynne Jonell

Big Surprise!

Early in my career, once I got the revision letter, it would take me 3 MONTHS to move from fury to confusion to hope (and, finally, to revision).
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Lynne Jonell

Revision Letter

At long last, the revision letter arrives! Lynne Jonell reflects on this part of the publication process.
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Lynne Jonell

Roadblocks

After a summer hiatus, author and illustrator Lynne Jonell is back with Page Break and she's contemplating roadblocks.
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Lynne Jonell

Miles to Go

Yep, I've completed the FIRST DRAFT, but the book isn't done YET; there are miles to go before I sleep.
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Lynne Jonell

Magical

The book is chugging along. Something happens when I get close to the end ...
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Lynne Jonell

Big and Blank

Beginning a new chapter. The page is BIG and BLANK. I know where my characters are but I don't have the faintest idea what is going to happen next.
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Lynne Jonell

The Weasel Whisperer

Some writers have a muse. What is not so commonly known is that all writers have an anti-muse. I call mine "The Weasel."
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