The Writer’s Wheel 8/9/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 8/9/2020: Vulnerable or Overpowering Characters, which are the Best? Loleta Abi Should your character be more vulnerable or overpowering in your story? Or should there be a bit of both in them? The Problem with Too Vulnerable. This often wins no sympathy for the characters either with the reader or the villain. […]

The Book Corner 7/16/2020: What I’m Reading Loleta Abi

Creating Character Arcs by K.M. Weiland, Writing Dark Stories by Rayne Hall, Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts, How to Write Short Stories and Use Them to Further Your Writing Career by James Scott Bell, We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, Horror Writing by Steve French, Confessions of a Prayer […]

The Book Corner 5/28/2020 : What I’m Reading Loleta Abi

I’m reading Lobizona by Romina Garber, All Scot and Bothered by Kerrigan Byrne, When ‘You Wish Upon a Rogue by Anna Bennett, Gone with the Rogue by Amelia Grey, Tales of the Titans by Rich DiSilvo, 5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland, Marketing for Writers Who Hate Marketing by James Scott Bell, The […]

The Book Corner 3/26/2020 Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 3/26/2020: What I’m Reading Loleta Abi This is what I’m reading in non-YA this week: Tidal by Amanda Hocking, Christian Horror by Mike Duran, 5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland, In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney, Layer Your Novel by C.S. Lakin, The Vine Witch by Luanne G. […]

The Book Corner 3/12/2020: Stephen Graham-Jones’s The Only Good Indians Traci Kenworth

The Book Corner 3/12/2020: Stephen Graham-Jones’s The Only Good Indians Traci Kenworth The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham-Jones. Gallery/Saga Books. May 19,2020. Netgalley. Amazon’s blurb: “One of 2020’s buzziest horror novels.” —Entertainment Weekly “What Stephen Graham Jones does for me, is create new possibilities for Indigenous storymakers.” —Terese Marie Mailhot, New York Times bestselling […]

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 […]

The Book Corner 2/6/2020: What I’m Reading

The Book Corner 2/6/2020: What I’m Reading Now Loleta Abi The Institute by Stephen King and Baby Teeth by Zoja Stage are on hold as I had to return to the library when I ran out of time. I had been ill, still am somewhat. I’m reading: The Character Naming Sourcebook by Sherrilyn Kenyon, We […]