The Writer’s Wheel 6/7/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 6/7/2020: Backward Sliding Loleta Abi There are times in our lives when we’re sure we’re moving forward on things, reaching our goals, only to backward slide. We may end up all the way at the beginning or somewhere in the middle. Never at the end. This is part of life. Sometimes we […]

The Writer’s Wheel 5/10/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 5/10/2020: Blessings in Disguise Loleta Abi Maybe we’ve been looking at this shelter-at-home in the wrong way. Maybe it’s actually been a blessing in disguise for each of us. Hold on with your outrage for a moment and consider why: Families That Had Grown Apart Were Reunited. In any day, that’s a […]

The Writer’s Wheel 5/2/2020: When Everything Becomes a Chore Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 5/3/2020: When Everything Becomes a Chore Loleta Abi When you stay at home day-after-day, things become stale and unrestful. Especially during a quarantine. Now, that things are lifting some, it’ll be good to get out. However, let’s talk about what happens to those left behind in these times. Things You Love Become […]

The Writer’s Wheel 4/12/2020 :The Writer’s Perspective Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 4/12/2020: A Writer’s Perspective Loleta Abi I know we’re all a little on the edge. The more time that goes by without things returning to normal, if we can go back to a normal, the more it seems everything is going to change drastically forever. I don’t mean to sound the doom […]

The Writer’s Wheel 3/29/2020: Keeping it Steady Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/29/2020: Testing Realities Loleta Abi The Way Things Were. Just two weeks ago, you could take a normal trip to the grocery store and find items on your shelf you needed. You could see people talking excitedly to one another. Children playing on playgrounds. In short, everything you were used to in […]

The Book Corner 4/2/2020 Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 4/2/2020 Loleta Abi Nothing to add this week. Getting back into my routine of reading. I’ve been so busy with everything adding what seems to be two areas of concentration on top of my regular writing. There’s all the disinfecting, baking, searching grocery stores and dime stores for items. It feels never-ending […]

The Writer’s Wheel 3/7/2020: How Panicked are You? Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/8/2020: How Far Have You Panicked? Traci Kenworth Let’s talk about the Panda Bear in the room. Namely, the coronavirus. It’s been a few months since the outbreaks in China first happened. News here and there, says the gov’t new sooner. Whether or not that’s true, the sheer numbers of deaths and […]

The Writer’s Wheel 2/16/2020: How an Author Works Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 2/16/2020: How an Author Works Loleta Abi This should actually be titled “How I Write,” but for the purposes here, we’ll generalize things. A lot of people out there want to be writers. This is a glimpse into the work at hand and what it takes (out of your day & you) […]

The Writer’s Wheel 2/2/2020: Enjoying Where You’re At Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 2/2/2020: Enjoying Right Where You’re At Loleta Abi Sometimes along our journey, we forget to enjoy right where we’re at, preferring to see what we can’t have yet (only because we’re not ready for it yet). You make think just because you don’t have anything published yet, that you’re behind everybody else. […]