Seven Links 3/16/19 Traci Kenworth


book landscape Seven Links 3 16/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/03/one-of-the-joys-of-indie-publishing.html “We are well into the second decade of the self-publishing (now more preferably termed indie-publishing) movement. The flame wars of the early years (“Death to traditional publishing!” “Oh yeah? Self publish and you’ll ruin your career!”) have been replaced by the calm ruminations of business-minded […]

Seven Links 3/9/19 Traci Kenworth


Seven Links 3/9/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/03/how-long-should-a-sentence-be.html “Riffing off of Kris’s post on paragraphs and pacing, I want to drill down into the length of sentences. Kris touched on it, quoting Ronald Tobias: “Short sentences are more dramatic; long sentences are calmer by nature and tend to be more explanatory or descriptive.” 2. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/03/does-every-lead-character-need-an-arc/ “At a […]

Seven Links 3/2/19 Traci Kenworth


Seven Links 3 2 19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://megdowell.com/2019/02/23/12-things-to-do-if-you-absolutely-hate-what-you-just-wrote/ “Do not fear! You’re just getting started.” 2. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/02/bonding-character-and-reader.html “What is the most important thing your novel must accomplish with the opening pages?” 3. https://thelotusandpen.com/2019/02/24/all-new-lovingkindness-for-writers/ “The writer’s life can often be full of what my friend calls “haterade”: we have self-hatred (how many of you […]

Seven Links 2/23/19 Traci Kenworth


Seven links…2/23/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. http://megdowell.com/2019/02/16/12-reasons-youre-not-getting-any-better-at-this-whole-writing-thing/ “What does “better” even mean, anyway?” 2. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/02/the-last-fifty-pages-make-or-break-your-novel.html “We’ve all been through it. We get caught up in a book or movie, we’re cruising along, liking everything about the story and then … the ending stinks.” He’s got a good point. Sometimes an ending just ruins everything that […]