The Writer's Wheel 1/12/2020: The Tall, Tall Mountain Better Known as Success Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 1/12/20: The Tall, Tall Mountain, Better Known as Success Loleta Abi Beginning. There are always first steps in every journey you take. Sometimes you fall. Pick yourself back up and go on. Writing is like anything else. There are highs and lows. Good times and bad. To quote the expression, “Sometimes you […]

The Writer's Wheel: 1/5/2020 Welcome to the New Decade, Changes on the Blog & Elsewhere Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 1/5/20: Welcome to a New Year, Changes and Things Remaining the Same on the Blog and Elsewhere Traci Kenworth First, Welcome! I hope the last year wasn’t terrible for you. If it was, I wish you better in the year ahead. I had my mix of both bad and good last year. […]

The Book Corner 12/26/19: Roll-Over into the New Year with the Adult Fiction Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 12/26/19: Roll-over to New Year in Adult Books Loleta Abi I’m reading Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage, The Institute by Stephen King, Diamond City by Francesca Flores, The Earl & the Enchantress by Paula Golden, Wild, Wild Rake by Janna MacGregor, Wild Cards I by George R.R. Martin, Writing Dark Stories by […]

The Writer's Wheel 12/22/19: Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 12/22/19: Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays! Loleta Abi The Holidays are times to celebrate with families and friends. Our pets included, of course. It’s a time for making memories, a time for looking ahead to what will be in the year ahead. A time if you believe, for celebrating a baby in […]

The Writer's Wheel 12/15/19: Goals for the New Year with Adult Fiction Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 12/15/19: Goals for Next Year in Adult Fiction Loleta Abi I’m not one to set New Year’s Resolutions. I like to stick to goals. With that said, it’s that time of year when I want to be thinking ahead to the new year and what I want to accomplish. So, here goes: […]

The Writer's Wheel 12/8/19: End of the Year Tips Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel: End of the Year Tips 12/8/19 Loleta Abi First off, Relax! Don’t let the holidays or visitors stress you out. Take a walk. Take a breath. Let those shoulders sink. Go to your happy place. Visit with a dear friend. Anything to keep the peace. Avoid stressors such as getting involved in […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Writer’s Wheel 11/3/19: Predicting What’s to Come (A Little Fun).

The Writer’s Wheel 11/3/19: Predicting What’s to Come Loleta Abi First, no one can predict what’s to come. Not astrology. Not a crystal ball. Oh, sometimes coincidences happen, but that’s all they are. The World Will End Before 2020. Not that I’ve heard this yet, but I wouldn’t be surprised if somewhere, someone’s saying it. […]