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. 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. […]

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: 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 […]