Seven Links 9/14/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2019/08/how-i-stay-grounded-7-realities-of.html “JH: There’s a veil of mystery surrounding publishing, which can make it hard for new authors (and soon to be authors) to know how their careers are doing. Susan Dennard visits the lecture hall today to offer a candid and close look at the realities of traditional […]
Writerly Things 9/9/19 How to Turn Excuses into Pluses Traci Kenworth Do you find yourself making excuses as to why you can’t write? This is for you. Excuses Don’t Help Anyone. There’s no need to feel guilty if you can’t write some nights. Or days. It happens to everyone. We get too busy, there’s too […]
Seven Links 9/7/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://annieneugebauer.com/2019/09/02/the-a-n-10-6-the-great-american-novel-is-a-horror-novel-deal-with-it/ “My sixth pick for The A.N. 10 reaaaaally makes me want to re-read a favorite novel. “Thoughts on Beloved by Toni Morrison and Horror’s Literary Problem” is one of those posts that hasn’t gotten enough attention. Not that my post is just that amazing (honestly, it’s mostly fangirling!), but because the […]
Writerly Things: 9/2/19: Anonymity and Its Importance Traci Kenworth Why Some Writers Choose Pen Names. In my case, it has to do with my past and the abuse in it. I’m sure there are others with this story to tell. I know truthfully, today, there are other authors who write with a pen name for […]
Seven Links 8/31/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writersroutine.com/ I do this too. 2. https://litreactor.com/columns/8-signs-you-are-afraid-of-writing “If you want to become a writer, you must become comfortable with fear. It’s easy to dismiss the fear of writing. Easier to not recognize fear and writing are infinitely conjoined. You didn’t become a writer for the adrenaline thrill, after […]
Nothing new this week. I’m close to finishing some books so it shouldn’t be long for a review. Stay tuned.
Writerly Things 8/26/19: Finding Your Peace Traci Kenworth Are You Anxious? Anxiety can keep us from enjoying life, from getting things done, from even getting out of bed. I know it’s rough. I have anxiety myself. The biggest thing is pushing through the hard times. I’m afraid to drive in the winter. But people are […]