Seven Links7/13/19 Traci Kenworth


Seven Links…7/13/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/07/22029.html “And so it ends, after 67 years. One of the great American institutions, Mad Magazine, is closing up shop. Gone but not forgotten will be the famous Mad mascot, Alfred E. Neuman, whose mysterious background is discussed here. So popular was he that he occasionally ran for president, with the slogan: “You could […]

Writerly Things…10/29/18


Writerly Things…10/29/18 Traci Kenworth   How Do You Find Your Inspiration? Inspiration can be found in anything around us. Take a walk for instance. Fallen leaves, isolation, a campground might inspire you to write a scary tale. A trip to the city might bring up corruption, brutality, and homelessness. Driving down the road might tip […]

The Three Types of Premise


The Three Types of Premises Traci Kenworth   As stated in How to Write a Damn Good Novel by James N. Frey, premise is a statement of what happens to the characters as a result of the core conflict of the story. Today, we’re going to discuss 3 types. Type 1: Chain Reaction: This is […]

Book Talk Sarah J. Maas’s Heir to Fire (Book 3 Throne of Glass series) Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 9/4/2020: Sarah J. Maas’s Heir of Fire (Book 3 Throne of Glass series) Traci Kenworth Heir to Fire by Sarah J. Maas. Bloomsbury 2015. YA. Amazon’s blurb: Celaena Sardothien, heroine of the New York Times bestselling series, rises from the ashes to burn even brighter than before. Celaena has survived deadly contests and […]

Writerly Things 8/32/2020 Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 8/31/2020: What We Do in the Shadows Traci Kenworth Have any of you watched the TV series: What We Do in the Shadows or read the books? I find the series extremely kooky and funny. There are four vampires but basically three of them ignore the fourth, an energy vampire, Collin. A familiar […]

Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Tanka Challenge -#Themeprompt – #ButterflyCinquain The Maps by Sally Cronin


Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
This month Kerfe Roig from last month’s challenge picked the theme ‘Maps’…for Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Tanka Challenge 192 themeprompt I have written a butterfly cinquain for the occasion. The Maps The Maps etched on my heart stop me losing my way any time that we are apart in life.…