Five Links 2/15/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links…2/15/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “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: “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.” “” 3. “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: “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! “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: “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.” “Are you fed up of one-dimensional heroes? Frustrated with creating clones? Does your protagonist fail to capture your reader’s heart?” I […]