Five Links 3/13/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 3/13/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2020/03/scene-writing-is-where-the-fun-happens-2.html “We’ve had some good posts and comments about writing methods, grouped generally under the two broad headings of plotter/outliner and pantser. You can read the latest entries HERE and HERE. What I want to examine today is a bromide I often hear when this subject comes up. It issues from the pantsing side […]

Five Links 3/9/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 11/23/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. http://booksbywomen.org/step-away-from-your-comfort-zone-by-beverley-harvey/ “For the last month, my writing has stalled. Spectacularly. It’s not time, opportunity or commitment that I lack, it’s motivation and self-belief.  Like myriad writers, I am prone to introspection, anxiety and low self-esteem. No sympathy required here; I count myself lucky that I manage these personality […]

Writerly Things: The Book List of 2019 and Goals for the New Year in Reading Traci Kenworth 3/9/2020


Writerly Things 1/6/20: Revised Book List I Read for 2019 and New Goals in the Year Ahead with Reading Traci Kenworth Books I Read in 2019 Traci Kenworth Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor # 1 so far YA Fantasy Experimental Film by Gemma Files Katie’s Highlander by Maeve Grayson #1 so far […]

Book Talk 3/9/2020 James Scott Bell's The Last Fifty Pages Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 1/10/20: James Scott Bell’s The Last Fifty Pages Traci Kenworth The Last Fifty Pages by James Scott Bell. Comendium Press Feb. 18, 2019. Amazon’s blurb: “The first page of a book sells that book. The last page sells your next book.” –– Mickey Spillane What are the secrets for writing a great ending for […]

Writerly Things 3/9/2020 Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 3/9/2020: The Approaching Days Traci Kenworth What are you looking forward to doing most this Spring? Me, everything. Last year, I was cooped inside with two surgeries and this year, I just can’t wait to get out there doing what I need to do. Gardening. At the top of my list is planting […]

Five Links 3/6/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 3/6/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2020/03/whats-the-best-way-to-discover-your-story.html “Not many people know that the decades-long feud between the Hatfields and McCoys started at a writers conference. The head of the Hatfield clan was an outliner. McCoy was a pantser. They were on a panel together and things got heated. Then the shooting started. In those […]

Writerly Things 03/06/2020: Keeping it Realistic Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 11/25/19: Realistic Expectations Traci Kenworth How realistic do you expect your movies and stories to be? Hit by a Car. Fatal? Depends on the speed. I remember one lady that got hit by a car in the parking lot at work and still had to finish her day at work. Granted, the vehicle […]