Book Talk 1/31/2020: Shea Ernshaw's "Wicked Deep"


Book Talk 1/31/2020: Shea Ernshaw’s Wicked Deep Traci Kenworth Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw. Simon Pulse Mar. 8, 2016. Amazon’s blurb: “A wickedly chilling debut.” —School Library Journal“Complex and sweetly satisfying.” —Booklist“Prepare to be bewitched.” —Paula Stokes, author of Girl Against the Universe“A story about the redemptive power of love.” —Amber Smith, New York Times […]

Writerly Things 1/27/2020: How to Frequent the Bookstore (When You're an Author in Hiding) Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 1/27/2020: How to Frequent a Bookstore When You’re an Author in Hiding Traci Kenworth Recently, I visited a mall bookstore and it got me wondering: how do other authors experience the bookstore when they’re an unknown? Do you keep you head down, minding your own business? Does the smell and the texture of […]

Five Links 1/25/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 1/25/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2020/01/on-cheating.html “Today is a “need to vent” post. Indulge me. As you’ve no doubt heard by now, my Dodgers, who have not won a World Series since 1988, were cheated out of the 2017 series by the Houston Astros. It was a seven-game series, mind you, so any […]

Book Talk 1/24/2020: Francesca Fiore's Diamond City Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 1/24/2020: Francesca Fiores’ Diamond City (Book 1) Traci Kenworth Diamond City by Francesca Fiores. Jan. 28, 2020. Wednesday Books. YA Thriller genre. Amazon blurb: “A thrilling adventure, through a vibrant city as alive as any character, about a girl willing to do anything to better her circumstances. ” – Emily A. Duncan, New York […]

Writerly Things 1/ 20/2020: Finding Balance Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 1/20/2020: Finding Balance Traci Kenworth           I know it seems like everyone is telling you to write, write, write all the time, every day. That’s not what balance is about. Balance is about finding a way to make the things you do and the people you care about mingle together in harmony. Let’s […]

Five Links 1/18/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 1/18/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/01/six-steps-to-setting-yourself-up-financially-as-a-writer-in-2020/ “I’ve always loved the energy of a New Year. It’s alive with intentions and goals and the buzz of a fresh start. This New Year feels even more special because it’s the start of a new decade too. With that in mind, do you know where you […]

Book Talk 1/17/2020: Tessa Gratton's Strange Grace Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 1/17/2020: Tessa Gratton’s Strange Grace Traci Kenworth Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton. Margaret K. McElderry Books. Sept. 18,2018. Amazon’s Blurb: “Gloriously dark and romantic.” —Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen“An alluring and seductive fairy tale.” —Justina Ireland, New York Times bestselling author of Dread Nation“Horrifying, heartbreaking, and heartwarming, a lush fairy tale rooted in […]