Five Links 3/29/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 3/29/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/beta-readers/ 2. https://vivdrewa.me/2019/03/23/the-blank-page-holds-no-fear-for-a-brave-writer-by-derek-haines/ “Every writer confronts the dreaded blank page. It is white, stark and for many writers and authors, downright intimidating.” True, it’s very hard to start. You’re sitting in your chair with an awesome idea and then when your fingertips hit the keys, the idea battles […]

Five Links 3/15/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 3/15/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/loving-words/ “The writers who visit you in class, when you’re still a student—especially if you’re young and impressionable—these writers stick with you for a lifetime.” 2. http://booksbywomen.org/the-science-of-writing-by-amy-impellizzeri/ “Like most of my writer friends, I live a double life. My writing life is a living, breathing thing that exists […]

Five Links 3/8/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 3/8/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://www.janefriedman.com/3-types-of-contracts-every-writer-should-understand/ “Many aspects of publishing—including arrangements with authors, agents, illustrators, freelancers, employees, printers, binders, and distributors—involve contracts. The terms of a contract vary depending on the situation, but in every case, the nature of legally binding agreements is the same. Here are three common forms of contract.” 2. […]

Five Links 3/1/19 Loleta Abi

Five Links 3/1/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://ryanlanz.com/2019/02/23/where-writers-get-stuck-drafting/ “Welcome to Part 2 of our blog mini-series on where writers get stuck, based on this poll I took on Twitter.” 2. https://twodropsofink.com/2019/02/23/how-biased-is-your-writing/ “So, why the lesson on bias? As writers, we need to be aware of the way we see things. If you are writing or […]

Book Corner 2/28/19 What I’m Reading Loleta Abi

Book Corner 2/28/19 What I’m Reading Loleta Abi In the adult markets, I’m reading Josh Malerman’s Bird Box, Karen Thompson Walker’s The Dreamers, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black, The Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Writing Love Scenes by Rayne Hall and Susan McCarthy, How to Write […]