Five Links 2/15/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links…2/15/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. http://booksbywomen.org/writing-to-release-pain-by-maria-leonard-olsen/ “I more or less raised myself. My father was a raging alcoholic and my mother was fighting her own demons. Thank goodness I found some solace in writing.” Sometimes finding yourself in life is letting go of who you thought you were and accepting yourself flaws and all. […]

The Book Corner…2/14/19: Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar

The Book Corner…2/14/19 Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar Loleta Abi Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. 2017 Cemetery Dance Publications. Amazon’s blurb: Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine Stephen King teams up with long-time friend and award-winning author Richard Chizmar for the first time in […]

Five Links Loleta Abi

Five Links…2/8/19 Loleta Abi Writing: https://ryanlanz.com/2019/02/02/what-to-do-after-the-first-draft/ “Your fingers hurt. Your eyes burn. You haven’t had anything to drink except coffee for the past few days, weeks, year. You are pretty sure you haven’t slept a full night without dreaming about characters and plot lines.” https://charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com/2019/02/05/writing-progress-update-charles-f-french/ “https://charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com/2019/02/05/writing-progress-update-charles-f-french/” 3. https://litreactor.com/columns/places-to-read-and-listen-to-books-for-free “The holiday season is well and truly […]

The Book Corner…1/31/19 Maeve Grayson’s Katie’s Highlander

Book Corner…1/31/19 Katie’s Highlander by Maeve Grayson Loleta Abi I am reading: Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar, Closing the Deal on Your Terms and A Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Jewel in the Mud by Harmony […]

Five Links Loleta Abi

Five Links…1/25/19 Loleta Abi Writing: https://killzoneblog.com/2019/01/unsnagging-your-plot.html “What is a plot snag?” He gives such great advice! I have skipped scenes and came back to them before. I’ve also had to backtrack for a snag and determine where things went wrong! https://mjmallon.com/2019/01/20/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-119-mystery-attract-synonymsonly/ “Here’s a short, unedited passage from the second book in the series The Curse […]

Special: Introducing a New Thesaurus from Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi!

Special: Introducing an Expanded Version of the Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi! Traci Kenworth Have you ever held onto a secret you’ve been dying to share, and then finally…you can? For the last few weeks I’ve been helping Angela and Becca at Writers Helping Writers keep a BIG secret…what the next book […]

Five Links

Five Links Loleta Abi    Writing: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2019/01/15/in-writing-progress-doesnt-always-look-like-progress/ “It’s been sort of a perfect storm of late in terms of triggers leading me to think very hard about writing advice, writing processes, and progress in writing.” https://dsm-publications.com/2019/01/14/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-new-book-on-the-shelves-how-to-craft-a-kickass-protagonist-10-steps-to-hero-by-sacha-black/ “Are you fed up of one-dimensional heroes? Frustrated with creating clones? Does your protagonist fail to capture your reader’s heart?” I […]