The Lipstick on the Collar Traci Kenworth Betrayals come in all forms. Your best friend believed a guy she’d barely known for months over her friend she’d known since elementary. Friendships that splintered when it was discovered both were dating the same guy. Losing a friend when you couldn’t admit because of your shy, awkward […]
Everything Has to Change in a Small Town Traci Kenworth When I was little, I thought the world was constant. That I’d always live in the small century town that I grew up in Ohio. As I aged, the need to get out and explore other places dawned in me. I went away for college. […]
Celebrating the Holidays in A Century Village Traci Kenworth Celebrating the holidays in a century village can be quite unique. From the train ride with Santa that takes children around the circular park and back to the log cabin. Yes, log cabin. That’s where our maple syrup is made and distributed in Spring through Fall. […]
The Writer’s Wheel 1-/26/2020 Loleta Abi Update: The insurance denied coverage for the damages so we’re going to be looking to move elsewhere. I will be taking hiatus until sometime in the future to pack up things.
The Writer’s Wheel 10/18/2020 Loleta Abi Update: We haven’t been able to get any plumbers in our county to bid on the job. Not sure if the adjuster will even approve anything as damages. With winter coming, it’s becoming a bit of a problem. Going to speak with insurance company again tomorrow. May have to […]
Three Links 10/16/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/10/use-a-characters-career-to-support-your-storys-theme/ “Successful stories are often ones whose elements are employed subtly. You may not be able to say exactly why they work, and as a reader, you probably don’t care; you just like the feeling of rightness that settles in as you read. Theme is one of those important elements that […]
The Writer’s Wheel 10/11/2020 Loleta Abi Still uncertain where everything stands. Health issues bulking again, house problems still working on solutions to. All that’s helping right now is a few blessed, stolen moments at writing. It gives me hope. Have a great week, take care, and God bless!
Three Links 10/9/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://stevelaube.com/how-do-i-know-it-is-ready-to-submit/ “As an agency, we don’t represent articles, so I’ll confine my remarks to books. The best way to see if your book is ready to be submitted is to write the book proposal. I wrote a series about this on our blog. Here is the link:https://stevelaube.com/category/book-proposal-basics. As […]
The Writer’s Wheel 10/4/2020: Fall’s Benefits Loleta Abi Fall is always such a pleasant time for me. It’s cooler and that helps my HS. The crispness in the air also helps me to be more productive whereas summer always has me barely slogging through with the heat. It’s still a bit hot here later in […]
The Writer’s Wheel: Update 9/27/2020 Loleta Abi I’m starting to see the end of the shadows that greeted my life recently in the form of overwhelming pain and misery. Surgery last week has slowly started me back to recovery. I still have a belt of pain that wraps around from my mid-back to my stomach […]