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.
A serious author asks a serious question: what is the best use of computer games?
In revisions, Lynne Jonell explores the serendipity of following her editor’s suggestion, even though she wanted to resist.
My editor suggests that I cut one character out completely.
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).
I used to HATE revision letters. My reactions followed a predictable pattern …
At long last, the revision letter arrives! Lynne Jonell reflects on this part of the publication process.
After a summer hiatus, author and illustrator Lynne Jonell is back with Page Break and she’s contemplating roadblocks.
Learning to trust the process …
I applied for a grant but I didn’t get it. How on earth would I write my next book?
When Lynne Jonell finishes a book, her reaction takes her by surprise .… every time.
In a fantasy, the writer builds a world. It has new rules …
Editing the first draft … there are some inconsistencies, for sure.
Yep, I’ve completed the FIRST DRAFT, but the book isn’t done YET; there are miles to go before I sleep.
It is hard to express what this moment means.