Three Links 4/2/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links 4/3/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/03/rescue-endangered-book/ “You’ve kinda/sorta finished your book/first draft/whachamacallit. In drastic cases, it could even be an outline that’s gone off the rails and landed in a ditch. But.” Oh, those “buts.” Don’t give into them. Carry on! 2. https://jamigold.com/2020/03/character-internalization-to-italicize-or-not-to-italicize/ “A few years ago, Marcy Kennedy guest posted here to […]

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 […]

Three Links 3/26/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links 3/26/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://awriterofhistory.com/2020/03/21/reflections-on-writing-historical-fiction-stephanie-dray/ “Many of you will know New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Dray from her wonderfully crafted novels My Dear Hamilton and America’s First Daughter, both written with Laura Kamoie. She has also written a series set in ancient Egypt and three novels cowritten with author groups. Today, Stephanie reflects on her career writing […]

The Writer's Wheel 3/22/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 3/22/2020: Surviving the Bland Loleta Abi These times are unsettling but it’s what we do to distract ourselves that’ll show the generations to come how we survived. Everyone’s thinking apocalyptic right now, but there’s are always survivors to everything. Why should we tear ourselves down in the meantime or hurt others in […]

The Book Corner 3/26/2020 Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 3/26/2020: What I’m Reading Loleta Abi This is what I’m reading in non-YA this week: Tidal by Amanda Hocking, Christian Horror by Mike Duran, 5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M. Weiland, In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney, Layer Your Novel by C.S. Lakin, The Vine Witch by Luanne G. […]

The Book Corner 3/18/2020 Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 3/19/2020: May McGoldrick’s The Highland Sword Loleta Abi The Highland Sword by May McGoldrick. St. Martin’s Paperbacks. Mar. 31, 2020. Netgalley. Amazon’s blurb: Scottish pride, persuasion, and passion—this is Highland romance at its breathtaking best. From USA Today bestselling author May McGoldrick comes Highland Sword, the third book in the Royal Highlander series. A VOW FOR VENGEANCEFleeing […]

Three Links 3/12/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links #/12/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2020/03/10/your-first-pages-5-more-book-openings-critiqued-by-a-literary-agent-and-me-at-litopia/ 2. https://jamigold.com/2020/03/story-pacing-how-can-we-ensure-our-pacing-is-good/ “It’s time for another one of my guest posts over at Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi’s Writers Helping Writers site. As one of their Resident Writing Coaches, I’ve previously shared:” 3. http://booksbywomen.org/to-self-publish-or-not-to-self-publish-that-is-the-question/ “ Research & Fun Bits: 1. Dear Don… Thought you might like to see what […]

Three Links 3/5/2020 Loleta Abi

Three Links 3/5/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/03/clueless-advice-people-give-writers/ “I’m always amazed at the people who start giving me advice as soon as they hear I’m a writer. Even though I’ve been published for over 30 years, they’re always sure they know more than I do. And it’s worse for new writers. They’re bombarded with advice […]

The Book Corner 3/5/2020: Suzanne Enoch’s Scot Under the Covers Loleta Abi

The Book Corner 3/5/2020: Suzanne Enoch’s Scot Under the Covers Loleta Abi Scot Under the Covers by Suzanne Enoch. St. Martin’s Paperbacks. Jan. 28, 2020. Netgalley. Amazon’s Blurb: he second in the seductive new Scottish historical romance Wild Wicked Highlanders series from New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Enoch! In Scot Under the Covers, a resourceful English lady […]