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/ […]

The Book Corner 5/7/2020: Kate Bateman’s To Catch an Earl Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 5/7/2020: Kate Bateman’s To Catch an Earl Loleta Abi To Catch an Earl by Kate Bateman. St. Martin’s Paperbacks. June 30, 2020.  Historical Regency Romance. Amazon’s blurb: Kate Bateman’s To Catch an Earl continues her historical Regency Romance Bow Street Bachelors series. Working undercover for London’s first official police force, the Bow Street Bachelors […]

Three Links Loleta Abi

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 […]

The Book Corner 6/20/19 Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 6/20/19: Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale Loleta Abi The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. Anchor 1998. Amazon’s blurb: From the bestselling author of Alias Grace and the MaddAddam trilogy, here is the #1 New York Times bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author. Now a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira […]

The Writer’s Wheel…6/4/19 Romance and the Reader Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel…6/4/19: Romance and the Reader Loleta Abi Are romances still the most popular genre selling today? Statistica reported romance as the second most popular selling genre, behind mystery/crime/thriller. Romance is a billion-dollar industry with 1.08 according to Bookstat and 1.44 billion including self-published titles. Over fifty million romances were sold in 2017, raking […]

Reading Links…2/5/16

Reading Links…2/5/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/on-the-rebound-by-jim-cangany-release-day/ http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/a-happy-author-with-new-series.html http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/29/tough-justice-blog-tour-giveaway/ http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/fangirl-friday-january-29th-edition/   Christian: http://www.novelrocket.com/2016/01/putting-it-aside.html com/2016/01/30/silvers-book-reviews-chasing-feathers-in-the-wind-by-diane-hall/   Historicals: https://saraflower.wordpress.com/2016/01/30/book-review-where-the-black-roses-grow/   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/25/monster-monday/ parajunkee.com/2016/01/17/between-a-vamp-and-a-hard-place/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-5th-wave/ http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/for-the-most-beautiful-blog-tour-emily-hauser-why-we-write/ https://kneadforbooks.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/nobodys-goddess-and-crown-of-ice/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/batman-the-dark-knight-returns/ com/2016/01/30/stacking-the-shelves-vol-22/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/science-fiction-the-100-best-novels-1949-1984/   Mysteries/Suspense: http://mysterysuspence.blogspot.com/2016/01/guest-post-diana-orgain.html   MG/YA: http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/the-year-we-fell-apart-by-pitch-wars-mentor-emily-martin-release-day/ http://www.brenda-drake.com/2016/01/cover-reveal-love-me-love-me-not-by-alyxandra-harvey-presented-by-entangled-teen-crave/ http://middlegrademafia.com/2016/01/25/mg-review-roller-girl-by-victoria-jamieson/   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie:   Craft: http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/its-never-too-late-to-learn-something-new/    

Writing Links in the 3s and 5…2/3/16

Photo by milza at morguefile.com   Writing Links in the 3s and 5…2/3/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://stinalindenblattauthor.com/wordpress/romantic-times-convention-and-me/ http://romanceuniversity.org/2016/01/27/writing-night-scenes-with-rayne-hall/ http://romanceuniversity.org/2016/01/29/come-for-the-murder-stay-for-the-romance-by-kathi-daley/   Christian: http://www.stevelaube.com/can-you-handle-the-edit/ http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/dont-try-this-at-home/ http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/can-you-read-this-title/   Historicals: http://awriterofhistory.com/2016/01/29/inside-historical-fiction-with-greg-taylor-winner-of-the-m-m-bennetts-award/ http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/marriage-in-british-india.html http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-lusitania-cover-up.html   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.magicalwords.net/gail-martin/what-kind-of-reader-are-you/ https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2016/01/30/puttering-again/ http://unicornbell.blogspot.com/2016/01/winning-query-letter-white-light-by.html     Mysteries/Suspense: https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/in-the-spotlight-kate-ellis-the-merchants-house/ http://www.suecoletta.com/a-dogs-nose-why-they-can-detect-odors/ http://dyingwords.net/the-excruciating-death-of-mister-red-pepper-paste-man/#sthash.92sHXnN8.1IjUlDnT.dpbs   MG/YA: http://ingridsundberg.com/2016/01/27/creative-in-put-creative-out-put/ http://middlegrademafia.com/2016/01/29/the-writers-block-an-interview-with-angelica-banks/ http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/01/rebecca-podos-author-of-mystery-of.html   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie: https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2016/01/26/its-never-too-soon/ http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2016/01/indie-spotlight-hooray-indie-bookshops-thriving/ http://www.magicalwords.net/diana-pharaoh-francis/self-publishing-part-1/   […]

Reading Links…1/29/16

Reading Links…1/29/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/jeannie-watt-give-away.html http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/22/the-hottest-books-to-warm-you-up-this-winter/ http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/fangirl-friday-january-22nd-edition/   Christian:   Historicals:   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/sfm-leigh-brackett-nghi-vo-ursula-vernon-kate-bachus-joe-abercrombie/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/in-the-hand-of-the-goddess/ http://maryblowers.com/2016/01/18/book-review-all-change-from-the-bite-me-series-by-india-taylor/ http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/penrics-demon/ http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2016/01/mini-reviews-serpentine-burn-for-me-and-the-very-best-of-kate-elliott/ http://writewithfey.blogspot.com/2016/01/b-beth-kennedy-3-excerpts.html http://www.fantasyliterature.com/giveaway/thoughtful-thursday-which-2016-releases-are-you-waiting-for/   Mysteries/Suspense: http://writewithfey.blogspot.com/2016/01/emma-and-mrs-perkins-character.html   MG/YA: http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/01/three-new-release-giveaways-plus-author.html http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/20/waiting-on-wednesday-the-loose-ends-list-by-carrie-firestone/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/19/top-ten-tuesday-books-ive-recently-added-to-my-tbr/ http://yaloveblog.com/2016/01/22/audiobook-review-girl-at-war-by-sara-novic/ https://kneadforbooks.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/the-artisans-by-julie-reece-the-perilous-journey-of-the-not-so-innocuous-girl-by-leigh-statham/ http://ingridsundberg.com/2016/01/21/the-maypop-kidnapping-map/   Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas:   Indie:   Craft:    Photo by Markust at morguefile.com

Writing Links in the 3s and 5…1/27/16

Photo by Michelle Bulgaria at morguefile.com   Writing Links in the 3s and 5…1/27/16 Traci Krites   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://annerallen.com/2016/01/succeed-building-platform-trying-7-tips-authors.html http://www.superauthors.com/2016/01/stolen-moments.html http://romanceuniversity.org/2016/01/19/the-power-of-workshops-a-behind-the-scenes-look-by-mary-buckham-and-margaret-crowley/   Christian: http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-agent-2/ http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/forecast-failure/ http://www.stevelaube.com/give-yourself-a-break-2/   Historicals: http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-gentrification-of-food-dining-in.html http://awriterofhistory.com/2016/01/19/author-tips-on-writing-historical-fiction/ http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/garden-guide-for-english-historical.html   Fantasy/Time-Travel/Paranormal/SF: http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2016/01/20/wandering-wild-cover-reveal-giveaway/ https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/navigating-the-eight-emotions-part-2-fear/   Mysteries/Suspense: http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2016/01/new-year-new-rules.html   MG/YA: http://middlegrademafia.com/2016/01/20/attention-new-literary-agent-seeks-mg-fiction/ http://yatopia.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-stigma-of-new-adult.html http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2016/01/finding-writing-inspiration-senses/ Poetry/Anthologies/Novellas: http://silverthreading.com/2016/01/20/52-poetry-manuscript-publishers-who-do-not-charge-reading-fees/   Indie: http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/01/20/dishing-junk-the-life-times-of-a-stock-image-couple/ http://maryblowers.com/2016/01/20/are-you-self-publishing-or-what/ http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2016/01/7-book-marketing-trends-authors-cant-afford-to-ignore/   Craft: http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/help-me-build-the-ultimate-index-of-writing-terms/ http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2016/01/18/publishing-trends-jane-friedman/ […]