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 […]
The Book Corner: Additions to What I’m Reading for the Adult Audience 8/8/19 Loleta Abi I’m reading: Chuck Wendig’s The Wanderers.
The Book Corner…8/1/19 Undead Anthology Loleta Abi I somehow misplaced my copy of the Undead Anthology. I did want to acknowledge it here though as I liked quite a few of the poems inside it. As titled, the poems deal with the undead and not just vampire as you might think. There are zombies, ghosts, […]
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. […]
The Book Corner…7/4/19: Additions to What I’m Reading for Adults Loleta Abi I’m reading Adam Nevil’s Before I Sleep. It’s a short story collection and the first story is REALLY good! I also started Josh Malerman’s The House at the Bottom of the Ocean.
The Book Corner…6/27/19 Additions to Adult Genre I’m Reading Loleta Abi I’m now reading Dean Koontz’s The Night Window, the final Jane Hawk book, before you sleep by Adam Nevill, House at the Bottom of the Lake by Josh Malerman, and Attracted to the Earl by Bronwyn Williams.
Book Corner…5/16/19 Dean Koontz’s The Forbidden Door Loleta Abi The Forbidden Door by Dean Koontz. Sept. 2018. Bantam Amazon’s blurb: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When this relentless rogue FBI agent comes knocking, her adversaries will have to answer—with their lives—in the latest thrilling Jane Hawk novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Corner. “Koontz continues […]
Book Corner 3/28/19 Karen Thompson Walker’s The Dreamers: A Novel Loleta Abi The Dreamers: A Novel by Karen Thompson Walker. Random House. Jan. 15, 2019. Amazon blurb: NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE • An ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep in this mesmerizing novel from the bestselling author of The […]
The Book Corner…2/14/19 Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar Loleta Abi Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. 2017 Cemetery Dance Publications. Amazon’s blurb: Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine Stephen King teams up with long-time friend and award-winning author Richard Chizmar for the first time in […]
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 […]