Writerly Things…6/3/19 The YA Genre Traci Kenworth How does the YA genre compare to the best-selling genres? Around the world, Children’s and YA books far outsell adult books. According to BookScan, 233 million books were sold in 2017. In 2012 that number was 181 million. Graphic, sci-fi, fantasy, and activity books are the most popular […]
viburnum Seven Links…6/1/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/05/lets-help-a-new-writer-out.html “Got an email from a reader of my craft books, who is finally ready (he says) to complete a novel. He wanted some career advice before taking the plunge. Below are his questions and my answers. Let’s put our heads together and help him out. We can […]
Writerly Things…5/27/19 Memorial Day Traci Kenworth Happy Memorial Day to all our vets and their families! Enjoy! Bring out the hotdogs and hamburgers, maybe even some grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, veggies, appetizers, and don’t forget the cherry pie! Have a great week, take care, and God bless!
pets Seven Links…5/25/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://megdowell.com/2019/05/15/you-dont-have-to-be-good-at-writing-right-away-to-be-successful/ “I know, I know, you had to reread that headline a few times to make sure you weren’t just seeing things. Yes, I am suggesting that you don’t have to be a good writer to succeed in writing. AT. FIRST. Sound too good to be true? It […]
Writerly Things…5/20/19 Re-evaluating Things Traci Kenworth So, I had my third and hopefully final surgery for the year Thurs. I had a big scare with events after the surgery but I’m on meds now and doing better. I will be slowly working my way back to blogging. I’ve tried to do what I could this […]
Seven Links…5/18/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/05/using-the-argument-against-transformation-to-strengthen-your-story.html “Today’s post is for structure fans. If you’re a dedicated pantser for whom any thought of form and function causes you to break out in hives, you have my permission to go play Candy Crush, for we are about to take a deep dive into the skeletal framework […]
Seven Links…5/11/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/05/escapism-rocks.html “There’s always been a certain amount of stress associated with being alive. In pre-historic times, this was largely based on concerns over being eaten by large animals. Or by having pointy things stuck into your body by the tribe down the road. At the same time, you had […]