The Book Corner 2/27/2020: What I’m Reading Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 2/27/2020 Loleta Abi I’ve added Tidal by Amanda Hocking and Kalona’s Fall: A House of Night novella by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast to my reading list in an effort to get through some of my backlog tbr list.

Three Links 2/7/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links 2/7/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/02/life-imitates-fiction/ “Recently I got a furious Facebook message from a stranger who accused me of “using her life” in one of my books.  It’s amazing how sometimes life imitates fiction. She had apparently been a Facebook friend, and she dramatically unfriended me after sending a distraught DM describing […]

Three Links Loleta Abi

Three Links 1/17/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/01/bookbub-reviews-alternative-to-goodreads/ “They started out with the daily bargain newsletter. And it’s still going strong. BookBub has become the most successful of all the bargain newsletters in the US and UK. As a reader, I adore BookBub. I probably do 50% of my book buying through them. But for […]

The Book Corner 12/12/19: Top Books I Read This Year Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 12/12/19: Top Books I Read This Year Loleta Abi Listed by category not necessarily by how well I liked them. With the exception of those numbered after the title and author. Katie’s Highlander by Maeve Grayson #1 Historical Romance How to Love a Duke in Ten Days by Kerrigan Bryne #2 Historical […]

Three Links 12/6/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 12/6/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/vivid-characters/ “Today’s post is by regular contributor Peter Selgin, the award-winning author of Your First Page. He offers first-page critiques to show just how much useful critical commentary and helpful feedback can be extracted from a single page—the first page—of a work-in-progress.” 2. https://stevelaube.com/never-burn-a-bridge/ “Ours is a small industry, and […]

The Book Corner 8/15/19 What I’m Reading Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 8/15/19: What I’m Reading Loleta Abi For the adult audience, I’m reading Chuck Wendig’s The Wanderers, Brian Kirk’s Will Haunt You, In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney, The Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Layer Your Novel by C.S. Lakin, Writing Dark Stories by Rayne Hall, 5 Secrets of […]

Five Links 3/15/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 3/15/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/loving-words/ “The writers who visit you in class, when you’re still a student—especially if you’re young and impressionable—these writers stick with you for a lifetime.” 2. http://booksbywomen.org/the-science-of-writing-by-amy-impellizzeri/ “Like most of my writer friends, I live a double life. My writing life is a living, breathing thing that exists […]

Five Links 2/22/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links…2/22/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://blondewritemore.com/2019/02/17/my-writing-life-diary-writer/ “Last week I listened to some fabulous writing podcasts and each one made me squeal. I knew I had to share them with you.” 2. https://megdowell.com/2019/02/17/does-showing-people-what-you-write-ever-stop-being-scary/ “I was probably in middle school (fifth and sixth grade, about 10 and 11 years old) when I started worrying about what […]

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 […]