Five Links 2/15/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links…2/15/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. http://booksbywomen.org/writing-to-release-pain-by-maria-leonard-olsen/ “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: https://ryanlanz.com/2019/02/02/what-to-do-after-the-first-draft/ “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.” https://charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com/2019/02/05/writing-progress-update-charles-f-french/ “https://charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com/2019/02/05/writing-progress-update-charles-f-french/” 3. https://litreactor.com/columns/places-to-read-and-listen-to-books-for-free “The holiday season is well and truly […]

Five Links Loleta Abi

Five Links…1/25/19 Loleta Abi Writing: https://killzoneblog.com/2019/01/unsnagging-your-plot.html “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! https://mjmallon.com/2019/01/20/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-119-mystery-attract-synonymsonly/ “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: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2019/01/15/in-writing-progress-doesnt-always-look-like-progress/ “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.” https://dsm-publications.com/2019/01/14/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-new-book-on-the-shelves-how-to-craft-a-kickass-protagonist-10-steps-to-hero-by-sacha-black/ “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 morguefile.com   I learned a new trick for my toolbox this week thanks to https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/ !! 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: http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/its-party-tara-taylor-quinn.html http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/07/a-parajunkee-design-cover-reveal/ http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/introducing-templeton-cove-storiesby.html http://elodienowodazkij.com/2016/01/08/love-in-b-minor-is-available-for-pre-order-now-for-only-0-99/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/full-measures-by-rebecca-yarros-is-on-sale-for-99/ http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/fangirl-friday-january-8th-edition/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/09/happily-ever-ninja/   Christian: http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/book-recommendations-2016/ http://www.novelrocket.com/2016/01/three-ways-you-welcome-failure-o-writer.html   Historicals: http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/04/spotlight-giveaway-lie-lady-kate-noble/ http://awriterofhistory.com/2016/01/06/2015-another-year-of-reading/   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2016/01/the-leaning-pile-of-books-246/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/barsk/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/dragonfly-falling/ http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2016/01/favorite-books-of-2015/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-serpent/ http://danikadinsmore.com/blog-tour-begins-guest-post-and-giveaway/ http://beauty-in-ruins.blogspot.com/2016/01/fantasy-review-reawakening-by-amy-rae.html https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2016/01/07/advice-about-writing-a-series/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/alpha-and-omega/ http://beauty-in-ruins.blogspot.com/2016/01/fantasy-review-chains-of-heretic-by.html   Mysteries/Suspense: http://mysterysuspence.blogspot.com/2016/01/review-give-up-ghost.html http://mysterysuspence.blogspot.com/2016/01/review-mrs-roosevelts-confidante.html https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2016/01/04/in-the-spotlight-john-grishams-a-time-to-kill/   MG/YA: http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2016/01/january-releases/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/06/waiting-on-wednesday-kill-the-boy-band-by-goldy-moldavsky/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/07/book-trailer-thursday-179-well-never-be-apart-by-emiko-jean/ http://www.thewriterdiaries.com/2016/01/firsts-by-laurie-elizabeth-flynn.html   Anthologies/Novellas:     Indie:   Craft:    Photo by rosevita […]

Reading Links…2/5/16

Reading Links…2/5/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/on-the-rebound-by-jim-cangany-release-day/ http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/a-happy-author-with-new-series.html http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/29/tough-justice-blog-tour-giveaway/ http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/fangirl-friday-january-29th-edition/   Christian: http://www.novelrocket.com/2016/01/putting-it-aside.html com/2016/01/30/silvers-book-reviews-chasing-feathers-in-the-wind-by-diane-hall/   Historicals: https://saraflower.wordpress.com/2016/01/30/book-review-where-the-black-roses-grow/   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/25/monster-monday/ parajunkee.com/2016/01/17/between-a-vamp-and-a-hard-place/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-5th-wave/ http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/for-the-most-beautiful-blog-tour-emily-hauser-why-we-write/ https://kneadforbooks.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/nobodys-goddess-and-crown-of-ice/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/batman-the-dark-knight-returns/ com/2016/01/30/stacking-the-shelves-vol-22/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/science-fiction-the-100-best-novels-1949-1984/   Mysteries/Suspense: http://mysterysuspence.blogspot.com/2016/01/guest-post-diana-orgain.html   MG/YA: http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/the-year-we-fell-apart-by-pitch-wars-mentor-emily-martin-release-day/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/cover-reveal-love-me-love-me-not-by-alyxandra-harvey-presented-by-entangled-teen-crave/ http://middlegrademafia.com/2016/01/25/mg-review-roller-girl-by-victoria-jamieson/   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie:   Craft: http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/its-never-too-late-to-learn-something-new/