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 […]

Five Links 4/5/19 Loleta Abi

sunset riders Five Links 4/5/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://megdowell.com/2019/03/31/you-dont-find-inspiration-it-finds-you/ “ 2. https://ryanlanz.com/2019/03/31/five-things-my-mentors-have-taught-me-about-writing/ “Writing itself is a solo activity. Being a writer is not. We can teach ourselves how to write stories and read books and try to get better, but it’s working with other writers, and finding mentors to guide us, that make us […]

Five Links 3/29/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 3/29/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/beta-readers/ 2. https://vivdrewa.me/2019/03/23/the-blank-page-holds-no-fear-for-a-brave-writer-by-derek-haines/ “Every writer confronts the dreaded blank page. It is white, stark and for many writers and authors, downright intimidating.” True, it’s very hard to start. You’re sitting in your chair with an awesome idea and then when your fingertips hit the keys, the idea battles […]

Five Links 3/15/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 3/15/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/loving-words/ “The writers who visit you in class, when you’re still a student—especially if you’re young and impressionable—these writers stick with you for a lifetime.” 2. http://booksbywomen.org/the-science-of-writing-by-amy-impellizzeri/ “Like most of my writer friends, I live a double life. My writing life is a living, breathing thing that exists […]