The Book Corner 11/14/19 Olivia Drake’s Forever My Duke Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 11/14/19: Olivia Drake’s Forever My Duke Loleta Abi Forever My Duke by Olivia Drake. Book 2 in the Unlikely Duchess series. My copy from Netgalley. Available Dec. 31, 2019. Amazon’s blurb: Forever My Duke is the second novel in a brand new Regency romance series from Oliva Drake about rakish dukes and the […]

The Book Corner 9/19/19: Three Reviews Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 9/19/19: Three Reviews Loleta Abi Beyond the Moon by Catherine Taylor. The Cameo Press. June 25, 2019. Netgalley. Amazon’s Blurb: Outlander meets Birdsong is this haunting debut timeslip novel, where a strange twist of fate connects a British soldier fighting in the First World War and a young woman living in modern-day […]

The Writer’s Wheel…7/23/19: Five Things to Avoid in Romance Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel…7/23/19: Five Things to Avoid in Romance Novels Loleta Abi Zombies. Yes, it’s a well-known fact that romance readers prefer their characters with a little life versus the resident, stumbling dead since last week hobo. They want characters they can connect with not shudder in revulsion from the creature’s obsession with killing them. […]

Five Links 2/22/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links…2/22/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “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. “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. “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. […]

The Book Corner…1/31/19 Maeve Grayson’s Katie’s Highlander

Book Corner…1/31/19 Katie’s Highlander by Maeve Grayson Loleta Abi I am reading: Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar, Closing the Deal on Your Terms and A Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Jewel in the Mud by Harmony […]

Five Links Loleta Abi

Five Links…1/25/19 Loleta Abi Writing: “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! “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:   Christian:   Historicals:   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF:   Mysteries/Suspense:   MG/YA:   Anthologies/Novellas:     Indie:   Craft:    Photo by rosevita […]