Writing Links…7/30/14

    Romance:  http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/07/lets-get-down-to-it-writing-the-sex-scene/   Historicals/Westerns: http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/barlings-abbey-by-elizabeth-ashworth.html http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-sinuous-and-deadly-beauty-pattern.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FwTZYl+%28English+Historical+Fiction+Authors%29 http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/and-so-to-bed.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FwTZYl+%28English+Historical+Fiction+Authors%29 http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/writing-historical-fiction-based-on-a-family-story http://embracingromance.com/2014/06/20/the-deconstructed-regency-romancewhat-does-it-take-to-create-a-regency-romance/   SF/Fantasy/Time-Travel: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/07/16/ray-bradbury-work-failure-love/ http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-horrible-thing-i-saw-other-day.html#.U9TlpvldXPo http://fantasy-schmantasy.blogspot.com/   Mystery/Suspense/Thrillers: http://writeitforward.wordpress.com/2014/07/25/survival-friday-field-expedient-direction-finding/ http://thewritelife.com/writing-action-scenes/ http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-28376126 http://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2014/07/23/shes-a-highly-specialized-key-component-of-operational-unity/   Christian: http://www.novelrocket.com/2014/07/hey-someone-put-facts-in-my-fiction.html http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/2014/07/indie-tuesday-getting-in-write-zone.html http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/watch-writing-ruts/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+booksandsuch%2FzNoF+%28Books+and+Such+Blog-+Between+the+Lines%29 http://www.novelrocket.com/   NA/YA: http://yatopia.blogspot.com/ http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/07/confessions-of-serial-novelist-part-2.html?showComment=1406331539475#c3782079662773951498 http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/07/july-workshop-pitch-wars-mentors-renee-ahdieh-rebecca-yarros/ http://www.cherylreif.com/2014/06/20/why-transmedia-storytelling-engages-readers-reason-3/?utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=why-transmedia-storytelling-engages-readers-reason-3 http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/07/editor-aubrey-poole-from-sourcebooks-on.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2Fkidlit+%28Adventures+in+YA+Publishing%29   Craft: http://www.thepassivevoice.com/ http://www.livewritethrive.com/2014/07/23/secondary-characters-with-their-own-needs/ http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2014/07/23/are-your-scenes-causing-an-effect/ http://operationawesome6.blogspot.com/2014/07/whats-your-story-about-exploring-theme.html http://www.advicetowriters.com/home/2014/7/25/diana-athills-3-rules-for-fiction.html http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/2014/07/social-media-imagean-opener-of-doors.html http://www.publishing-hub.com/2014/07/editors-eyes-straight-talk-on-social.html http://booksbywomen.org/effects-hormones-creative-process-secret-ingredientby-sarita-fae-jarmack/ http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/2014/07/remind-yourself-of-these-things-every.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheWriteConversation+%28The+Write+Conversation%29 http://www.trainingauthors.com/book-marketing-videos-interview-katie-davis/ http://annegoodwin.weebly.com/annecdotal/5-tips-for-writing-a-powerful-short-story-by-shelley-weiner http://www.jungleredwriters.com/2014/06/im-being-stalked-by-serial-comma-5.html http://www.nownovel.com/blog/first-drafts-shouldnt/ http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2014/07/negative-character-arc-3.html http://elizabethspanncraig.com/2311/resources-writers-industry-news/#comment-26392 http://scwrite.blogspot.com/2014/07/6-things-i-learned-from-hosting-contests.html http://www.nownovel.com/blog/rise-book-blog-tours/?utm_source=Now+Novel&utm_campaign=820771f363-blog_mail_july_24_20147_22_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3ca58c8841-820771f363-56893549   […]

Reading Links 10/5/14

Reading Links…10/5/14 Traci Kenworth writing as Traci Krites   Romance: http://lynnvroman.com/2014/08/25/distraction-book-blitz/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/13/breaking-all-her-rules-by-maisey-yates-review/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-brighton-walsh/ http://elodienowodazkij.com/2014/08/29/selfpub-corner-netgalley-yay-or-nay/ http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/the-best-of-me-nicholas-sparks-read-before-you-see/ http://writersinthestormblog.com/2010/05/sharla-rae/ http://embracingromance.com/2014/08/29/new-release-what-a-rake-wants-the-spies-of-mayfair-book-three-by-maggi-andersen/ http://www.roniloren.com/blog/2014/8/12/your-invitation-to-eden-is-here-enjoy-your-stay-and-win-stuf.html http://unicornbell.blogspot.com/2014/08/3-questions-for-helen-pattskyn.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UnicornBell+%28Unicorn+Bell%29 http://clarissadraper.blogspot.com/2014/08/carol-kilgore-says-use-your-imagination.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ClarissaDraper+%28Clarissa+Draper%29 http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/31/best-kind-trouble-lauren-dane-review/   Historicals/Westerns: http://jennykellerford.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/night-of-pan-cover-reveal/ http://romanceuniversity.org/2014/08/25/outlander-hits-the-small-screen-with-elizabeth-eckhart/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-stacey-lee/ http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=9b50c449-3e0c-4216-8b1b-51ebd6d930ab&c=ab3e8040-246e-11e4-a62d-d4ae5275dbc8&ch=ab42ed10-246e-11e4-a62d-d4ae5275dbc8 http://embracingromance.com/2014/08/25/what-i-learned-from-madeline-and-richard-invitation-to-passion-my-lords/ http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2014/08/giveaway-darling-of-kings-by-pj- html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FwTZYl+%28English+Historical+Fiction+Authors%29 http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/08/book-pregnant/ http://embracingromance.com/2014/08/29/the-quintessential-appeal-of-cowboys-by-victoria-vane/ http://johnroseputnam.com/   SF/Fantasy/Paranormal/Time-Travel: http://writeitforward.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/its-time-to-meet-a-new-kind-of-hero-dantes-fire-by-jennifer-probst/ http://www.marilynalmodovar.com/2014/08/kyluna-by-cheryllynn-dyess.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+WritingOnTheSunnySideOfTheStreet+%28Writing+on+the+Sunny+Side+of+the+street%29 http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-charlie-holmberg/ http://juliemusil.blogspot.com/2014/08/what-makes-great-first-page-plus-other.html?showComment=1409270315953#c5240398198180560582 http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=fe4f27414ccd8b47f9432d5eb&id=74c7b0c67c&e=839d32dcf1   Mysteries/Suspense/Thrillers:   Christian: http://unicornbell.blogspot.com/2014/08/3-questions-for-jay-hawke.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UnicornBell+%28Unicorn+Bell%29 http://www.novelrocket.com/2014/08/a-kabillion-chances-to-win.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NovelRocket+%28Novel+Rocket%29   NA/YA: http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2014/08/new-yalit-in-stores-this-week-plus.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2Fkidlit+%28Adventures+in+YA+Publishing%29 http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/25/now-ann-brashares/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-jessie-humphries/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-cole-gibsen/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/08/27/mission-allen-zadoff/ http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/meeting-lauren-oliver/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2014/08/pitch-wars-mentor-book-spotlight-sarah-guillory/ […]

Three Links 8/28/2020 Loleta Abi

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Three Links 8/23/2020 Loleta Abi

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The Book Corner 8/13/2020 C.S. Lakin’s Crank it Out Loleta Abi

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