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Lynne Jonell

Getting Started

Just get­ting start­ed is HUGE. The inner dri­ve to set down that image that won’t leave us alone …

Lynne Jonell


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.

Lynne Jonell

Revisions Part 5

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

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).

Lynne Jonell

Revision Letter

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

Lynne Jonell


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