Three Links 1/17/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/01/bookbub-reviews-alternative-to-goodreads/ “They started out with the daily bargain newsletter. And it’s still going strong. BookBub has become the most successful of all the bargain newsletters in the US and UK. As a reader, I adore BookBub. I probably do 50% of my book buying through them. But for […]
Three Links 1/10/20 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/01/2020-publishing-predictions/ “Hello again, everyone. I love creating this look-ahead in publishing each year. It makes me pick my head up and take a longer view of the industry than my normal routine of concentrating on the picayune changes in publishing contracts, the art of selling books from my […]
My goals for this year are to read 75 novels. I’m trying to up the ante from the year before when I read two short of fifty. What are your plans for reading goals? Or do you not keep track of that? I didn’t before the past year but it’s really helped me to see […]
The Book Corner 12/19/19: Update Loleta Abi I’m also reading Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage.
Three Links 12/6/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/vivid-characters/ “Today’s post is by regular contributor Peter Selgin, the award-winning author of Your First Page. He offers first-page critiques to show just how much useful critical commentary and helpful feedback can be extracted from a single page—the first page—of a work-in-progress.” 2. https://stevelaube.com/never-burn-a-bridge/ “Ours is a small industry, and […]
The Book Corner 12/5/19: Update Loleta Abi I’m reading The Institute by Stephen King and Issue #37 Dark Moon Digest from PPM Publishing among others.
The Writer’s Wheel 12/1/19: Seeing Things Through Loleta Abi Do you give up at the first sign of struggle? Do you crumble when it comes to putting in the time? Maybe it’s time to look at things and make a plan. Getting Organized. It might not sound like much but staying organized can really have […]
Three Links Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/story-blowing-smoke/ “Today’s post is by regular contributor Peter Selgin, the award-winning author of Your First Page. He offers first-page critiques to show just how much useful critical commentary and helpful feedback can be extracted from a single page—the first page—of a work-in-progress.” 2. https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/how-to-choose-the-right-antagonist-for-any-type-of-story/ “Here’s how to choose the right antagonist […]
Not sure if I’ve lost my books from Netgalley in computer transfer or not, those not included in following list. Also, Frank Prem’s Small Town Kid. The Book Corner 11/21/19: Update Loleta Abi Currently reading, Stephen King’s The Institute, In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney, The Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, […]
The Writer’s Wheel 11/17/19: Don’t Hang On Loleta Abi Are you a sucker for rewrites? Enjoying the shaping and molding and not wanting to let go? Brace Yourself. It’s time! What will Happen if You Don’t. You’ll grow old and miserable without releasing any work. You’ll become someone whose dreams wither. That shiny, new idea […]