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 […]

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/   […]