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.
Being Your Own Boss
When you’re a writer, you have the career bonus of being your own boss … except …
Revisions Part IV
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).
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.
I Know It’s Weird
Learning to trust the process …
A Paralyzing Lethargy
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 …
What’s Best for the Story?
Editing the first draft … there are some inconsistencies, for sure.
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.
It is hard to express what this moment means.
The book is chugging along. Something happens when I get close to the end …
Writing a story is a little like starting up a train …
Coffee Will Be My Downfall
Have you found yourself in one of these life-altering moments? Lynne Jonell shares her anguish.