Three Links 12/6/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 12/6/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/vivid-characters/ “Today’s post is by regular contributor Peter Selgin, the award-winning author of Your First Page. He offers first-page critiques to show just how much useful critical commentary and helpful feedback can be extracted from a single page—the first page—of a work-in-progress.” 2. https://stevelaube.com/never-burn-a-bridge/ “Ours is a small industry, and […]

The Writer's Wheel 12/1/19: Seeing Things Through Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 12/1/19: Seeing Things Through Loleta Abi Do you give up at the first sign of struggle? Do you crumble when it comes to putting in the time? Maybe it’s time to look at things and make a plan. Getting Organized. It might not sound like much but staying organized can really have […]

Three Links Loleta Abi

Three Links Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/story-blowing-smoke/ “Today’s post is by regular contributor Peter Selgin, the award-winning author of Your First Page. He offers first-page critiques to show just how much useful critical commentary and helpful feedback can be extracted from a single page—the first page—of a work-in-progress.” 2. https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/how-to-choose-the-right-antagonist-for-any-type-of-story/ “Here’s how to choose the right antagonist […]

The Writer’s Wheel 11/24/19: Planning the Menu of Life Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 11/24/19: Planning the Menu of Life Loleta Abi It’s tough to keep everything rolling along. Lists help. As does everyone pulling their weight. Prep-work. First off, assign chores. From the littlest thing to the biggest, get everything done and divvy up who is willing to do what. Don’t let them hedge on […]

Three Links 11/22/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 11/22/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/twitter-for-unpublished-writers/ “As a new author, there is so much conflicting information about whether you should or shouldn’t have an author platform before you’re published. I decided to err on the side of caution, and forge ahead with building one, starting with resurrecting my dormant Twitter account. I pretty […]

The Writer’s Wheel 11/17/19: Don’t Hang On Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 11/17/19: Don’t Hang On Loleta Abi Are you a sucker for rewrites? Enjoying the shaping and molding and not wanting to let go? Brace Yourself. It’s time! What will Happen if You Don’t. You’ll grow old and miserable without releasing any work. You’ll become someone whose dreams wither. That shiny, new idea […]

Three Links 11/15/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 11/15/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2019/11/10/writers-how-to-find-the-editor-thats-right-for-you/ “What should you do before you hire an editor… Me: Talk to them! 1 Establish the kind of editing that will be suitable for your manuscript. Authors are often surprised that there are many things an editor can do.” 2. https://annerallen.com/2019/11/finding-using-competing-book-titles/ “As an author you’ve probably been […]

The Writer’s Wheel 11/10/19: Writing and Taters Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 11/10/19: Writing and Taters Loleta Abi “Prepare for failure, yell and do not expect anything.” Writing is like taters. Bear with me. You come up with an idea, put it into a pot (journal, word program etc.) and you wait (to see where it’s going to take you.) Hopefully, it’s going to […]

Three Links 11/8/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 11/8/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/for-writers-silence-might-not-be-golden/ “For Writers, Silence Might Not Be Golden After All Posted on October 28, 2019 by Donald M. Rattner | 5 Comments Living area and deck. Architecture and interior design by Mark Dziewulski Architect. Photography by Nico Marques. Today’s guest post is adapted from My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate […]