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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Writerly Things…2/8/16

Photo by rosevita at   I learned a new trick for my toolbox this week thanks to !! It involves the combined use of dialogue tags, action beats, and nothing during scenes. I had the dialogue tags down and the action beats but I didn’t often use nothing. I see, however, how it breaks […]

Reading Links…1/15/16

Reading Links…1/15/16 Traci Krites   Romance:   Christian:   Historicals:   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF:   Mysteries/Suspense:   MG/YA:   Anthologies/Novellas:     Indie:   Craft:    Photo by rosevita […]

Reading Links…2/5/16

Reading Links…2/5/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction:   Christian: com/2016/01/30/silvers-book-reviews-chasing-feathers-in-the-wind-by-diane-hall/   Historicals:   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: com/2016/01/30/stacking-the-shelves-vol-22/   Mysteries/Suspense:   MG/YA:   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie:   Craft: