The Writer’s Wheel 3/29/2020: Keeping it Steady Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/29/2020: Testing Realities Loleta Abi The Way Things Were. Just two weeks ago, you could take a normal trip to the grocery store and find items on your shelf you needed. You could see people talking excitedly to one another. Children playing on playgrounds. In short, everything you were used to in […]

The Book Corner 4/2/2020 Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 4/2/2020 Loleta Abi Nothing to add this week. Getting back into my routine of reading. I’ve been so busy with everything adding what seems to be two areas of concentration on top of my regular writing. There’s all the disinfecting, baking, searching grocery stores and dime stores for items. It feels never-ending […]

The Writer's Wheel 3/22/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/22/2020: Surviving the Bland Loleta Abi These times are unsettling but it’s what we do to distract ourselves that’ll show the generations to come how we survived. Everyone’s thinking apocalyptic right now, but there’s are always survivors to everything. Why should we tear ourselves down in the meantime or hurt others in […]

The Writer’s Wheel 3/15/2020: Deepening Crisis Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/15/2020: Deepening Crisis Loleta Abi It seems that it’s that time that we need to examine finances, food stocking, cleaning supplies, outdoor stuff, etc. Around the country, a lot of businesses are allowing their employees to work at home for safety’s concern. Are you doing the same where you live? Have You […]

The Writer’s Wheel 3/7/2020: How Panicked are You? Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/8/2020: How Far Have You Panicked? Traci Kenworth Let’s talk about the Panda Bear in the room. Namely, the coronavirus. It’s been a few months since the outbreaks in China first happened. News here and there, says the gov’t new sooner. Whether or not that’s true, the sheer numbers of deaths and […]

The Writer’s Wheel 3/1/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/1/2020: How Linda Howard Influenced My Writing Loleta Abi Have you ever had an author influence your writing? Of course, you have! For most of us, their work inspires us to write our own. In the romance field, there’s a lot of authors I’ve been inspired by Diana Gabaldon, Heather Graham, Nora […]

The Writer’s Wheel 2/23/2020: Eight Observations That Point to You Being a Writer Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 2/24/2020: Eight Observations that Point to You Being a Writer Loleta Abi Ever wonder if people can tell you’re a writer just from a casual glance at your person, home, vehicle, or purse? Check these out. Your Person. You stare off into space. Unless you’re in a senior center and do so, […]

The Writer’s Wheel 2/16/2020: How an Author Works Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 2/16/2020: How an Author Works Loleta Abi This should actually be titled “How I Write,” but for the purposes here, we’ll generalize things. A lot of people out there want to be writers. This is a glimpse into the work at hand and what it takes (out of your day & you) […]