Book Review: Rules for Engaging the Earl by Janna McGregor Review by Traci Kenworth Get ready for lost wills, broody dukes, and scorching hot kissing all over London in Rules for Engaging the Earl by Janna MacGregor. Constance Lysander needs a husband. Or, so society says. She’s about to give birth to her late husband’s child―a man […]
Winning Romance: Does This Couple Match? Loleta Parks Trying new things on this website as well. I know there’s been a limited audience on this site, but I hope to increase that going forward. What draws you into a couple’s romance in fiction? Is it the cover? Their background? I would venture to guess it’s […]
Nothing this week.
The Writer’s Wheel 10/18/2020 Loleta Abi Update: We haven’t been able to get any plumbers in our county to bid on the job. Not sure if the adjuster will even approve anything as damages. With winter coming, it’s becoming a bit of a problem. Going to speak with insurance company again tomorrow. May have to […]
Three Links 10/16/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/10/use-a-characters-career-to-support-your-storys-theme/ “Successful stories are often ones whose elements are employed subtly. You may not be able to say exactly why they work, and as a reader, you probably don’t care; you just like the feeling of rightness that settles in as you read. Theme is one of those important elements that […]
Nothing yet. Asap. Enjoy your weekend! Take care, God bless!
Three Links 10/9/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://stevelaube.com/how-do-i-know-it-is-ready-to-submit/ “As an agency, we don’t represent articles, so I’ll confine my remarks to books. The best way to see if your book is ready to be submitted is to write the book proposal. I wrote a series about this on our blog. Here is the link:https://stevelaube.com/category/book-proposal-basics. As […]
I’m reading: The Princess and the Rogue by Kate Bateman, 5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland, In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney and Marred by Sue Coletta. There are other books I’ve set aside for the moment because of my health and the repairs needed for my home.
The Writer’s Wheel 10/4/2020: Fall’s Benefits Loleta Abi Fall is always such a pleasant time for me. It’s cooler and that helps my HS. The crispness in the air also helps me to be more productive whereas summer always has me barely slogging through with the heat. It’s still a bit hot here later in […]
Nothing this week. Getting back into reading.