The Writer’s Wheel 8/2/2020: What a Reader Learns from Books Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 8/2/2020: What a Reader Learns from Books Loleta Abi Why do people read? For enjoyment? Sure. For education. Yes. For escape from their day-to-day tasks? You bet. Can genre books include stories readers learn from? Certainly. Characters. Depending on the character, readers can discover a way to go on when they read […]

Three Links 8/1/2020 Loleta Abi

I had a week of chaos as my mom went in the hospital, family stress, my son got a job, and life is looking up for us with all things resolved. Or at least, on the road to being so. Three Links 7/31/2020 Loleta Abi Writing: 1. https://annerallen.com/2020/07/what-to-write-when-you-cant-write-what-you-know/ “One of the primo, Number One “rules” […]

The Writer’s Wheel 7/26/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 7/22/2020: Holding Each Other Accountable Loleta Abi It’s become popular in the world to just do as you please without any consequences. Living like that is like living as children. Any tantrum might get us what we want but unless we learn a lesson from our actions, we’re not doing ourselves any […]

The Book Corner 7/16/2020: What I’m Reading Loleta Abi

Creating Character Arcs by K.M. Weiland, Writing Dark Stories by Rayne Hall, Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts, How to Write Short Stories and Use Them to Further Your Writing Career by James Scott Bell, We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, Horror Writing by Steve French, Confessions of a Prayer […]

The Writer’s Wheel 7/5/2020 Loleta Abi

The Writer’s Wheel 7/5/2020: How to Get Back into Your Writing After an Absence Loleta Abi For some of us, it’s been months since we glanced at our WIP. Not that we meant to abandon it, it’s just that life’s circumstances took us away. Some of us might not even come back. That’s okay. If […]