Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

Hen&ink is happy to announce its partnership with Sara Starbuck editorial services.

June 6, 2016 by Erzsi Deak

Sara Starbuck offers enlightened editorial services — as a writer, she understands the need to be respectful of the Work … Continue reading Hen&ink is happy to announce its partnership with Sara Starbuck editorial services.

The Next Open Coop Day is July 1st, 2016, noon to midnight Pacific Standard Time

by Erzsi Deak

Greetings from somewhere under the submissions pile! Due to an avalanche of submissions and on-going deals (yes, we sell books!), … Continue reading The Next Open Coop Day is July 1st, 2016, noon to midnight Pacific Standard Time

Thank you to all you brave writers and illustrators!

March 5, 2016 by Erzsi Deak

Open Coop First Friday for March has come and gone. Thank you to everyone who submitted middle-grade and illustration work. … Continue reading Thank you to all you brave writers and illustrators!

OPEN COOP DAY: Announcing Open Coop First Fridays

February 2, 2016 by Erzsi Deak

Shut the door!  OPEN COOP DAY Announcing Open Coop First Fridays FROM NOON UNTIL MIDNIGHT, Pacific Standard Time (PST) Contemporary … Continue reading OPEN COOP DAY: Announcing Open Coop First Fridays

The Objective Writer: Managing Character Expectation

March 28, 2015 by J.M. Lee

Trying to catch up on beta-reading this week. Thinking about writing formulas again. This time, specifically in regard to introducing … Continue reading The Objective Writer: Managing Character Expectation

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March 17, 2015 by J.M. Lee

Eggstra! Eggstra! [sic] This July, Erzsi joins a wonderful kid-book crowd at the SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles. Erzsi is presenting “Getting … Continue reading About