Seven Links 10/19/19 Traci Kenworth

Seven Links 10/19/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. “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 […]

Writerly Things 10/14/19: Keeping Your Head Above When Trouble Happens Traci Kenworth

Writerly Things 10/14/19: Keeping Your Head Above When Trouble Calls Traci Kenworth What do you do when trouble calls? If you’re like me, you moan and groan some, then bow your head. First Things First. No matter what’s up, there’s always a reason and a season for trouble. If you let your bills pile up, […]

Seven Links 10/12/19 Traci Kenworth

Seven Links 10/12/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. “This talk is going to be partly at least about children’s literature, or so it says in the program. I should say at the outset that I’m not going to treat the subject in an academic way, even if I could; I find it hard to think […]

Writerly Things 10/7/19: How Busy Goes Around Traci Kenworth

worthWriterly Things 10/7/19: How Busy Goes Around Traci Kenworth Ever feel like there’s not even time in the day? That things won’t slow down no matter how much you do? Welcome to my world, this past week! Putting the Web Up. Yep, we’re up and scrambling to get through this holiday season. I know, I […]

Seven Links 10/5/19 Traci Kenworth

Seven Links 10/5/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. “Sometimes it’s hard to believe that the Kindle made it’s appearance nearly twelve years ago. It ushered in the greatest boon to writers since Gutenberg—independent publishing. Not only did this sea change give new writers a way to get their work out to the world instantly; it […]

Seven Links 9/28/19 Traci Kenworth

woman asleep in book, dreaming Seven Links 9/28/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. “I’m a fan of the AMC series Mad Men, which I’ve been re-watching. So smartly written and superbly acted, and its attention to detail in the setting—1960s New York ad world—is fantastic. Among the many episodes and scenes that have stayed with me, […]