Five Links 3/12/19 Loleta Abi

horse Five Links 4/1/2/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2019/04/07/new-research-discovers-a-formula-for-creativity-by-ruth-harris/ “Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration—at least according to Thomas Edison. The point is that writers (and geniuses) don’t work only when inspired. Much of the time, the reality is that writing a book or parsing the time-space continuum is a day-to-day slog. […]

Book Corner 4/12/19 Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s The Freelancer’s Survival Guide Loleta Abi

Book Corner 4/12/19 Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s The Freelancer’s Survival Guide Loleta Abi The Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. WMG Publishing Jan. 13, 2013. Amazon’s blurb: Third Edition Most people become freelancers without any idea of how to run a business. They learn in the school of hard knocks. Kristine Kathryn Rusch has taken […]

I adore the internet but I’m not a phone person – essay in Live Encounters Poetry & Writing

Originally posted on Nail Your Novel:
A few weeks ago, Mark Ulyseas asked me to contribute to his poetry and writing magazine, Live Encounters (Mark has an adventurous history as a ghostwriter, advertising copywriter, newspaper columnist, photographer, traveller, author and he wears a great hat). To begin with, I didn’t have a clue what I’d…

Cry Out

Originally posted on The PBS Blog:
Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash How does it make you feel to see someone mistreating themselves to hear them poison their mouth with self-hate language or disrespect their soul with insecurities does not your intestines cringe do they not wrap themselves around the wrongness there the diseased spirit…