The Writer’s Wheel 9/22/19: Butter and Fries Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 9/22/19: Butter and Fries Loleta Abi No, this isn’t an advertisement for butter and fries, lol. Actually, I’ve been working on another website that I’m putting together. It will deal with recipes, dollar hacks, makeup, pets, etc. It won’t be up for another couple of weeks but I’m hoping to hit the […]

The Writer’s Wheel 9/15/19: Are Hobbies Good for a Writer? Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 9/15/19: Hobbies, Do They Distract Writers? Loleta Abi Do you have hobbies that you do on the side of writing? Do they distract you? Why it’s Good to Have that Distraction: It refreshes you. Time away from writing brings back the energy, the zeal. It strengthens your story when you take time […]

Five Links 9/13/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 9/13/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “Do you outline a novel before you write it or do you dive straight in? That’s the source of one of the great divides between writers, the ‘planners’ v the ‘pantsers’. To complicate matters, some pantsers are actually not as fancy-free as they appear. And you might […]

The Writer’s Wheel 9/8/19: Telling Your Secrets, Should You? Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 9/8/19: Telling Others Your “Secrets,” Should You? Loleta Abi No, I’m not talking about personal secrets here. What I am referring to is your tricks of the trade so to speak, or your writing knowledge. Is it Good to Share? I, personally, think so. Again, talking about writing knowledge here not intimate […]

Five Links 9/6/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 9/6/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “Man vs. Self—it’s the most archetypal of all stories. This is because all stories are ultimately rooted in the primal and personal struggle of a character’s inner conflict. As individuals, our conflicts with others or the world itself are almost inevitably either reflections or projections of our inner conflicts—our […]