Seven Links 8/24/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/08/conflict-thesaurus-entry-a-delay-that-makes-one-late/ “Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every scene should contain a struggle of some kind. Maybe it’s an internal tug-of-war having to do with difficult decisions, morals, or temptations. Or it […]
Book Talk 8/23/19: YA Reading Traci Kenworth How to Write YA Fiction by Mary Kole.
Writerly Things 8/19/19: Writing with the Eye of a Cat Traci Kenworth Take it Easy. Have you ever observed your cat and how they handle their day? Rise in the morning and stretch. Find their human for some food time. Maybe a little cuddle afterward, depending on the cat’s mood. Take a nap. Beg for […]
Seven Links…8/17/19 Traci Kenworth My original links for this week were lost by Overdrive. It was my first and last time trying it. Writing: 1. https://kriswrites.com/2019/08/14/business-musings-expect-success/ “I’ve been doing a series on licensing for writers, which is subtitled “Rethinking the Writing Business.” Normally, I would put this particular blog as Part 8 of the series, […]
the face The Shadow Traci Kenworth Indistinct, The shadow awaits. In a flash, Moonlight brushes it. Both beauty And death’s haunting face. Unstable, It rushes the room. One more prey, Merges evermore.
Writerly Things 8/12/19: The Benefits of Not Counting Words Traci Kenworth I stopped counting words about a year back. To be honest, it’s freeing and helps boost my creativity. Not that I don’t put the work in. I find pressuring myself to reach a thousand to two thousand or more limit stressful. Instead, I count […]
Seven Links…8/10/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/08/when-writers-hit-the-wall.html “Early in my writing career I noticed something happening when I got to around the 30k word mark in a manuscript. It was like I hit a wall. It’s not that I didn’t have ideas or know the direction of my plot. It was just a strange feeling […]