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 […]

Five Links Loleta Abi

Five Links…1/25/19 Loleta Abi Writing: https://killzoneblog.com/2019/01/unsnagging-your-plot.html “What is a plot snag?” He gives such great advice! I have skipped scenes and came back to them before. I’ve also had to backtrack for a snag and determine where things went wrong! https://mjmallon.com/2019/01/20/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-119-mystery-attract-synonymsonly/ “Here’s a short, unedited passage from the second book in the series The Curse […]

Reading Links…1/15/16

Reading Links…1/15/16 Traci Krites   Romance: http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/its-party-tara-taylor-quinn.html http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/07/a-parajunkee-design-cover-reveal/ http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/introducing-templeton-cove-storiesby.html http://elodienowodazkij.com/2016/01/08/love-in-b-minor-is-available-for-pre-order-now-for-only-0-99/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/full-measures-by-rebecca-yarros-is-on-sale-for-99/ http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/fangirl-friday-january-8th-edition/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/09/happily-ever-ninja/   Christian: http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/book-recommendations-2016/ http://www.novelrocket.com/2016/01/three-ways-you-welcome-failure-o-writer.html   Historicals: http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/04/spotlight-giveaway-lie-lady-kate-noble/ http://awriterofhistory.com/2016/01/06/2015-another-year-of-reading/   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2016/01/the-leaning-pile-of-books-246/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/barsk/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/dragonfly-falling/ http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2016/01/favorite-books-of-2015/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-serpent/ http://danikadinsmore.com/blog-tour-begins-guest-post-and-giveaway/ http://beauty-in-ruins.blogspot.com/2016/01/fantasy-review-reawakening-by-amy-rae.html https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2016/01/07/advice-about-writing-a-series/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/alpha-and-omega/ http://beauty-in-ruins.blogspot.com/2016/01/fantasy-review-chains-of-heretic-by.html   Mysteries/Suspense: http://mysterysuspence.blogspot.com/2016/01/review-give-up-ghost.html http://mysterysuspence.blogspot.com/2016/01/review-mrs-roosevelts-confidante.html https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2016/01/04/in-the-spotlight-john-grishams-a-time-to-kill/   MG/YA: http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2016/01/january-releases/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/06/waiting-on-wednesday-kill-the-boy-band-by-goldy-moldavsky/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/07/book-trailer-thursday-179-well-never-be-apart-by-emiko-jean/ http://www.thewriterdiaries.com/2016/01/firsts-by-laurie-elizabeth-flynn.html   Anthologies/Novellas:     Indie:   Craft:    Photo by rosevita […]

Reading Links…2/5/16

Reading Links…2/5/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/on-the-rebound-by-jim-cangany-release-day/ http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/a-happy-author-with-new-series.html http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/29/tough-justice-blog-tour-giveaway/ http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/fangirl-friday-january-29th-edition/   Christian: http://www.novelrocket.com/2016/01/putting-it-aside.html com/2016/01/30/silvers-book-reviews-chasing-feathers-in-the-wind-by-diane-hall/   Historicals: https://saraflower.wordpress.com/2016/01/30/book-review-where-the-black-roses-grow/   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/25/monster-monday/ parajunkee.com/2016/01/17/between-a-vamp-and-a-hard-place/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-5th-wave/ http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/for-the-most-beautiful-blog-tour-emily-hauser-why-we-write/ https://kneadforbooks.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/nobodys-goddess-and-crown-of-ice/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/batman-the-dark-knight-returns/ com/2016/01/30/stacking-the-shelves-vol-22/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/science-fiction-the-100-best-novels-1949-1984/   Mysteries/Suspense: http://mysterysuspence.blogspot.com/2016/01/guest-post-diana-orgain.html   MG/YA: http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/the-year-we-fell-apart-by-pitch-wars-mentor-emily-martin-release-day/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/cover-reveal-love-me-love-me-not-by-alyxandra-harvey-presented-by-entangled-teen-crave/ http://middlegrademafia.com/2016/01/25/mg-review-roller-girl-by-victoria-jamieson/   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie:   Craft: http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/its-never-too-late-to-learn-something-new/    

Writing Links in the 3s and 5…2/3/16

Photo by milza at morguefile.com   Writing Links in the 3s and 5…2/3/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://stinalindenblattauthor.com/wordpress/romantic-times-convention-and-me/ http://romanceuniversity.org/2016/01/27/writing-night-scenes-with-rayne-hall/ http://romanceuniversity.org/2016/01/29/come-for-the-murder-stay-for-the-romance-by-kathi-daley/   Christian: http://www.stevelaube.com/can-you-handle-the-edit/ http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/dont-try-this-at-home/ http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/can-you-read-this-title/   Historicals: http://awriterofhistory.com/2016/01/29/inside-historical-fiction-with-greg-taylor-winner-of-the-m-m-bennetts-award/ http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/marriage-in-british-india.html http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-lusitania-cover-up.html   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.magicalwords.net/gail-martin/what-kind-of-reader-are-you/ https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2016/01/30/puttering-again/ http://unicornbell.blogspot.com/2016/01/winning-query-letter-white-light-by.html     Mysteries/Suspense: https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/in-the-spotlight-kate-ellis-the-merchants-house/ http://www.suecoletta.com/a-dogs-nose-why-they-can-detect-odors/ http://dyingwords.net/the-excruciating-death-of-mister-red-pepper-paste-man/#sthash.92sHXnN8.1IjUlDnT.dpbs   MG/YA: http://ingridsundberg.com/2016/01/27/creative-in-put-creative-out-put/ http://middlegrademafia.com/2016/01/29/the-writers-block-an-interview-with-angelica-banks/ http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/01/rebecca-podos-author-of-mystery-of.html   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie: https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2016/01/26/its-never-too-soon/ http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2016/01/indie-spotlight-hooray-indie-bookshops-thriving/ http://www.magicalwords.net/diana-pharaoh-francis/self-publishing-part-1/   […]

Reading Links…1/29/16

Reading Links…1/29/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/jeannie-watt-give-away.html http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/22/the-hottest-books-to-warm-you-up-this-winter/ http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/fangirl-friday-january-22nd-edition/   Christian:   Historicals:   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/sfm-leigh-brackett-nghi-vo-ursula-vernon-kate-bachus-joe-abercrombie/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/in-the-hand-of-the-goddess/ http://maryblowers.com/2016/01/18/book-review-all-change-from-the-bite-me-series-by-india-taylor/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/penrics-demon/ http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2016/01/mini-reviews-serpentine-burn-for-me-and-the-very-best-of-kate-elliott/ http://writewithfey.blogspot.com/2016/01/b-beth-kennedy-3-excerpts.html http://www.fantasyliterature.com/giveaway/thoughtful-thursday-which-2016-releases-are-you-waiting-for/   Mysteries/Suspense: http://writewithfey.blogspot.com/2016/01/emma-and-mrs-perkins-character.html   MG/YA: http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/01/three-new-release-giveaways-plus-author.html http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/20/waiting-on-wednesday-the-loose-ends-list-by-carrie-firestone/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/19/top-ten-tuesday-books-ive-recently-added-to-my-tbr/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/22/audiobook-review-girl-at-war-by-sara-novic/ https://kneadforbooks.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/the-artisans-by-julie-reece-the-perilous-journey-of-the-not-so-innocuous-girl-by-leigh-statham/ http://ingridsundberg.com/2016/01/21/the-maypop-kidnapping-map/   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie:   Craft:    Photo by Markust at morguefile.com

Writing Links in the 3s and 5…1/27/16

Photo by Michelle Bulgaria at morguefile.com   Writing Links in the 3s and 5…1/27/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://annerallen.com/2016/01/succeed-building-platform-trying-7-tips-authors.html http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/stolen-moments.html http://romanceuniversity.org/2016/01/19/the-power-of-workshops-a-behind-the-scenes-look-by-mary-buckham-and-margaret-crowley/   Christian: http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-agent-2/ http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/forecast-failure/ http://www.stevelaube.com/give-yourself-a-break-2/   Historicals: http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-gentrification-of-food-dining-in.html http://awriterofhistory.com/2016/01/19/author-tips-on-writing-historical-fiction/ http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/garden-guide-for-english-historical.html   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2016/01/20/wandering-wild-cover-reveal-giveaway/ https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/navigating-the-eight-emotions-part-2-fear/   Mysteries/Suspense: http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2016/01/new-year-new-rules.html   MG/YA: http://middlegrademafia.com/2016/01/20/attention-new-literary-agent-seeks-mg-fiction/ http://yatopia.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-stigma-of-new-adult.html http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2016/01/finding-writing-inspiration-senses/ Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas: http://silverthreading.com/2016/01/20/52-poetry-manuscript-publishers-who-do-not-charge-reading-fees/   Indie: http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/20/dishing-junk-the-life-times-of-a-stock-image-couple/ http://maryblowers.com/2016/01/20/are-you-self-publishing-or-what/ http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2016/01/7-book-marketing-trends-authors-cant-afford-to-ignore/   Craft: http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/help-me-build-the-ultimate-index-of-writing-terms/ http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2016/01/18/publishing-trends-jane-friedman/ […]