The Writer’s Wheel 9/26/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel: Update 9/27/2020 Loleta Abi I’m starting to see the end of the shadows that greeted my life recently in the form of overwhelming pain and misery. Surgery last week has slowly started me back to recovery. I still have a belt of pain that wraps around from my mid-back to my stomach […]

Writing Links…7/30/14

    Romance:  http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/07/lets-get-down-to-it-writing-the-sex-scene/   Historicals/Westerns: http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/barlings-abbey-by-elizabeth-ashworth.html http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-sinuous-and-deadly-beauty-pattern.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FwTZYl+%28English+Historical+Fiction+Authors%29 http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/and-so-to-bed.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FwTZYl+%28English+Historical+Fiction+Authors%29 http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/writing-historical-fiction-based-on-a-family-story http://embracingromance.com/2014/06/20/the-deconstructed-regency-romancewhat-does-it-take-to-create-a-regency-romance/   SF/Fantasy/Time-Travel: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/07/16/ray-bradbury-work-failure-love/ http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-horrible-thing-i-saw-other-day.html#.U9TlpvldXPo http://fantasy-schmantasy.blogspot.com/   Mystery/Suspense/Thrillers: http://writeitforward.wordpress.com/2014/07/25/survival-friday-field-expedient-direction-finding/ http://thewritelife.com/writing-action-scenes/ http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-28376126 http://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2014/07/23/shes-a-highly-specialized-key-component-of-operational-unity/   Christian: http://www.novelrocket.com/2014/07/hey-someone-put-facts-in-my-fiction.html http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/2014/07/indie-tuesday-getting-in-write-zone.html http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/watch-writing-ruts/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+booksandsuch%2FzNoF+%28Books+and+Such+Blog-+Between+the+Lines%29 http://www.novelrocket.com/   NA/YA: http://yatopia.blogspot.com/ http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/07/confessions-of-serial-novelist-part-2.html?showComment=1406331539475#c3782079662773951498 http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/07/july-workshop-pitch-wars-mentors-renee-ahdieh-rebecca-yarros/ http://www.cherylreif.com/2014/06/20/why-transmedia-storytelling-engages-readers-reason-3/?utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=why-transmedia-storytelling-engages-readers-reason-3 http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/07/editor-aubrey-poole-from-sourcebooks-on.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2Fkidlit+%28Adventures+in+YA+Publishing%29   Craft: http://www.thepassivevoice.com/ http://www.livewritethrive.com/2014/07/23/secondary-characters-with-their-own-needs/ http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2014/07/23/are-your-scenes-causing-an-effect/ http://operationawesome6.blogspot.com/2014/07/whats-your-story-about-exploring-theme.html http://www.advicetowriters.com/home/2014/7/25/diana-athills-3-rules-for-fiction.html http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/2014/07/social-media-imagean-opener-of-doors.html http://www.publishing-hub.com/2014/07/editors-eyes-straight-talk-on-social.html http://booksbywomen.org/effects-hormones-creative-process-secret-ingredientby-sarita-fae-jarmack/ http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/2014/07/remind-yourself-of-these-things-every.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheWriteConversation+%28The+Write+Conversation%29 http://www.trainingauthors.com/book-marketing-videos-interview-katie-davis/ http://annegoodwin.weebly.com/annecdotal/5-tips-for-writing-a-powerful-short-story-by-shelley-weiner http://www.jungleredwriters.com/2014/06/im-being-stalked-by-serial-comma-5.html http://www.nownovel.com/blog/first-drafts-shouldnt/ http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/07/negative-character-arc-3.html http://elizabethspanncraig.com/2311/resources-writers-industry-news/#comment-26392 http://scwrite.blogspot.com/2014/07/6-things-i-learned-from-hosting-contests.html http://www.nownovel.com/blog/rise-book-blog-tours/?utm_source=Now+Novel&utm_campaign=820771f363-blog_mail_july_24_20147_22_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3ca58c8841-820771f363-56893549   […]

Reading Links 10/5/14

Reading Links…10/5/14 Traci Kenworth writing as Traci Krites   Romance: http://lynnvroman.com/2014/08/25/distraction-book-blitz/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/13/breaking-all-her-rules-by-maisey-yates-review/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-brighton-walsh/ http://elodienowodazkij.com/2014/08/29/selfpub-corner-netgalley-yay-or-nay/ http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/the-best-of-me-nicholas-sparks-read-before-you-see/ http://writersinthestormblog.com/2010/05/sharla-rae/ http://embracingromance.com/2014/08/29/new-release-what-a-rake-wants-the-spies-of-mayfair-book-three-by-maggi-andersen/ http://www.roniloren.com/blog/2014/8/12/your-invitation-to-eden-is-here-enjoy-your-stay-and-win-stuf.html http://unicornbell.blogspot.com/2014/08/3-questions-for-helen-pattskyn.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UnicornBell+%28Unicorn+Bell%29 http://clarissadraper.blogspot.com/2014/08/carol-kilgore-says-use-your-imagination.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ClarissaDraper+%28Clarissa+Draper%29 http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/31/best-kind-trouble-lauren-dane-review/   Historicals/Westerns: http://jennykellerford.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/night-of-pan-cover-reveal/ http://romanceuniversity.org/2014/08/25/outlander-hits-the-small-screen-with-elizabeth-eckhart/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-stacey-lee/ http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=9b50c449-3e0c-4216-8b1b-51ebd6d930ab&c=ab3e8040-246e-11e4-a62d-d4ae5275dbc8&ch=ab42ed10-246e-11e4-a62d-d4ae5275dbc8 http://embracingromance.com/2014/08/25/what-i-learned-from-madeline-and-richard-invitation-to-passion-my-lords/ http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/08/giveaway-darling-of-kings-by-pj- html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FwTZYl+%28English+Historical+Fiction+Authors%29 http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/08/book-pregnant/ http://embracingromance.com/2014/08/29/the-quintessential-appeal-of-cowboys-by-victoria-vane/ http://johnroseputnam.com/   SF/Fantasy/Paranormal/Time-Travel: http://writeitforward.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/its-time-to-meet-a-new-kind-of-hero-dantes-fire-by-jennifer-probst/ http://www.marilynalmodovar.com/2014/08/kyluna-by-cheryllynn-dyess.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+WritingOnTheSunnySideOfTheStreet+%28Writing+on+the+Sunny+Side+of+the+street%29 http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-charlie-holmberg/ http://juliemusil.blogspot.com/2014/08/what-makes-great-first-page-plus-other.html?showComment=1409270315953#c5240398198180560582 http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=fe4f27414ccd8b47f9432d5eb&id=74c7b0c67c&e=839d32dcf1   Mysteries/Suspense/Thrillers:   Christian: http://unicornbell.blogspot.com/2014/08/3-questions-for-jay-hawke.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UnicornBell+%28Unicorn+Bell%29 http://www.novelrocket.com/2014/08/a-kabillion-chances-to-win.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NovelRocket+%28Novel+Rocket%29   NA/YA: http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/08/new-yalit-in-stores-this-week-plus.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2Fkidlit+%28Adventures+in+YA+Publishing%29 http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/25/now-ann-brashares/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-jessie-humphries/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-cole-gibsen/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/27/mission-allen-zadoff/ http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/meeting-lauren-oliver/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-sarah-guillory/ […]

Writing in a Small-Sized World Traci Kenworth – A Dash of Seasons

Writing in a Small-Sized World 3/18/2020 Traci Kenworth Now that our worlds have become infinitely smaller, we must learn the secrets to writing in a small-sized world. Shakespeare did it and wrote some great material. Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, no less. Throughout the ages, when push comes to surrender, we must learn to compromise and […]

Three Links 8/28/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links 8/28/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/what-your-first-50-pages-reveals/?mc_cid=f90d3485da&mc_eid=b82e0dde1a “Is your manuscript ready to pitch, or does it still need work? It can be a maddening question to answer. Even for seasoned authors, the question of when a manuscript is ready to pitch can be a tough call. Leonardo da Vinci is credited as saying, “A […]

The Writer’s Wheel 8/23/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 8/23/2020: Time to Do Things Loleta Abi Lately, I’ve needed more time to handle things. The time simply isn’t there. I’ve been running the kids to work and other places. I need to get them to the license bureau soon to get those temps and begin training. Of course, I know the […]

Three Links 8/23/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links 8/21/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2020/08/16/your-first-pages-5-more-novel-openings-critiqued-by-a-literary-agent-and-me-at-litopia-2/ “The format is simple. Five manuscripts, each with a short blurb. We hear the opening pages, then discuss how they’re working – exactly as agents would consider a manuscript that arrived in their inbox. As always, the submissions had many strengths. Issues we discussed included an appealing […]