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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

Confession

What else can I do when a book comes knocking, but answer the door and get on with it?
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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

Uh-Oh!

Uh-oh. In a never-ending quest for exercise (the writer's life is all too sedentary), I fall like a chopped oak.
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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

Fragmented

Okay, I know there is a book here. I have so many images ... but they're fragmented.
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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

Isolation

Writing can be ... well ... isolating. ... working alone all day--no companions but my own thoughts. No wonder writers tend to be just a little nuts.
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Lynne Jonell

Revisions Part 5

In revisions, Lynne Jonell explores the serendipity of following her editor's suggestion, even though she wanted to resist.
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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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