Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

Welcome!

March 17, 2015 by J.M. Lee

Hen&ink is a literary studio that aims to work in the traditional publishing arena, but also to encourage and develop … Continue reading Welcome!

About

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

A Moment of Kindness, or that pivotal moment that keeps the reader reading

January 15, 2015 by Erzsi Deak

This is a short note about empathy. Character empathy. I see a lot of texts where a character (primary and … Continue reading A Moment of Kindness, or that pivotal moment that keeps the reader reading

Writing Process Blog Tour

August 11, 2014 by Sandra Guy

I’m thrilled to have been invited to participate in the My Writing Process Blog Tour. The four simple questions I … Continue reading Writing Process Blog Tour

The Writing Process Blog Tour

August 8, 2014 by Susan Montanari

Special thanks to Laura Gehl for inviting me to participate in The Writing Process Blog Tour. You can find Laura’s … Continue reading The Writing Process Blog Tour

“My Writing Process” blog tour (spoiler alert: there are post-it notes involved…)

July 28, 2014 by Laura Gehl

I am excited to participate in the My Writing Process Blog Tour.  I love reading books about writing.  Two of … Continue reading “My Writing Process” blog tour (spoiler alert: there are post-it notes involved…)

Fraught with Peril: A Book-loving Family at the Bookstore

July 21, 2014 by Laura Gehl

Like every book-loving family without millions of dollars in spare cash, we are a family of library enthusiasts. In fact, … Continue reading Fraught with Peril: A Book-loving Family at the Bookstore

Happy (early) Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2013 by Erzsi Deak

Here at the Coop, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend with Chick Jeanne (http://jeannedesaintemarie.com/) and her family here in France. Thanks … Continue reading Happy (early) Thanksgiving!

The Last of the Season – Château Chantilly from a Painter’s Eye

November 19, 2013 by Doug Cushman

If you threw a rock outside of Paris proper in any direction, chances are you’d hit some kind of château. … Continue reading The Last of the Season – Château Chantilly from a Painter’s Eye