Three Links Loleta Abi

Three Links 1/17/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “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 Writer's Wheel 1/12/2020: The Tall, Tall Mountain Better Known as Success Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 1/12/20: The Tall, Tall Mountain, Better Known as Success Loleta Abi Beginning. There are always first steps in every journey you take. Sometimes you fall. Pick yourself back up and go on. Writing is like anything else. There are highs and lows. Good times and bad. To quote the expression, “Sometimes you […]

Three Links 1/10/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links 1/10/20 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “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 […]

The Book Corner 12/26/19: Roll-Over into the New Year with the Adult Fiction Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 12/26/19: Roll-over to New Year in Adult Books Loleta Abi I’m reading Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage, The Institute by Stephen King, Diamond City by Francesca Flores, The Earl & the Enchantress by Paula Golden, Wild, Wild Rake by Janna MacGregor, Wild Cards I by George R.R. Martin, Writing Dark Stories by […]

The Writer's Wheel 12/22/19: Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 12/22/19: Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays! Loleta Abi The Holidays are times to celebrate with families and friends. Our pets included, of course. It’s a time for making memories, a time for looking ahead to what will be in the year ahead. A time if you believe, for celebrating a baby in […]

Three Links 12/20/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 12/20/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “Ever wonder what it would be like to live with a well-known fictional character stereotype? At Christmas? Well, wonder no more, and count your blessings that you don’t… It’s December the Somethingth. You come home from a long day at work. You were supposed to buy Christmas […]

The Writer's Wheel 12/15/19: Goals for the New Year with Adult Fiction Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 12/15/19: Goals for Next Year in Adult Fiction Loleta Abi I’m not one to set New Year’s Resolutions. I like to stick to goals. With that said, it’s that time of year when I want to be thinking ahead to the new year and what I want to accomplish. So, here goes: […]

Three Links 12/13/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 12/13/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “Your creative mojo is in motion. You got a writing habit, and you’re loath to let it slide. And holiday times are coming when you might find the odd hour to sneak off, keep your hand in. But: It’s too soon to revise the manuscript. You don’t have […]

The Writer's Wheel 12/8/19: End of the Year Tips Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel: End of the Year Tips 12/8/19 Loleta Abi First off, Relax! Don’t let the holidays or visitors stress you out. Take a walk. Take a breath. Let those shoulders sink. Go to your happy place. Visit with a dear friend. Anything to keep the peace. Avoid stressors such as getting involved in […]

Three Links 12/6/19 Loleta Abi

Three Links 12/6/19 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. “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. “Ours is a small industry, and […]