Five Links…7/26/19 Loleta Abi Writing 1. https://annerallen.com/2019/07/rejections-8-reasons-why/ “I’ve been perusing some agent sites recently to see if their advice has changed since I was on the query-go-round a couple of decades ago. But things seem to have remained much the same. The top reasons for rejections of the query letter itself are perennial:” 2. https://www.janefriedman.com/sample-permission-letter/ […]
The Writer’s Wheel…7/23/19: Five Things to Avoid in Romance Novels Loleta Abi Zombies. Yes, it’s a well-known fact that romance readers prefer their characters with a little life versus the resident, stumbling dead since last week hobo. They want characters they can connect with not shudder in revulsion from the creature’s obsession with killing them. […]
Five Links…7/19/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2019/07/self-publishing-money-wasters/ “Self-publishing a book can get quite expensive. A good cover designer can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars, and the editorial costs can set you back even more. While there are many important expenses, there are also many ways to spend money and get nothing useful in return. […]
cat’s eye The Book Corner///7/18/19 Update Loleta Abi I’m about to finish Dean Koontz’s The Night Window.
The Writer’s Wheel…7/16/19: Let’s Shine on What You Write Loleta Abi What do you write? YA or Adult? What category? What are your plans for your future in writing? Do you write more than one genre? Do you intend to? I’ll start I write YA all genres as Traci Kenworth and sweet romances as Loleta […]
Five Links…7/12/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2019/07/declutter-that-novel/ “Recently I’ve seen sad posts by a number of new writers who are having trouble marketing a self-published debut novel, or are discouraged by numerous rejections. Some are furious at the world for not loving their stuff. In a lot of their work, I see the same problem. […]
national history museum The Book Corner…7/11/19 Loleta Abi Nothing new this week.