Book Talk…7/12/19: Stephanie Garber’s Finale Traci Kenworth Finale (conclusion to the Caravel series) by Stephanie Garber. 2019. FlatIron Books. Amazon’s blurb: Welcome, welcome to Finale, the third and final book in Stephanie Garber’s #1 New York Times bestselling Caraval series! A love worth fighting for. A dream worth dying for. An ending worth waiting for. It’s been two […]
Book Talk…6/28/19: Laini Taylor’s Dreams of Gods and Monsters Traci Kenworth Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor. 2014 Hachette Book Group. Amazon’s blurb: What power can bruise the sky? Two worlds are poised on the brink of a vicious war. By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera’s […]
kitten Book Talk…5/31/19 What I’m Reading YA-wise. Traci Kenworth I’m reading Leigh Bardugo’s Gods & Monsters, Susan Dennard’s Truth Witch, Christine Lynn Herman’s The Devouring Gray, Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone, and Melissa Cellier’s Happily Ever After. What are you reading this week?
fantasy sci-fi Seven Links 4/6/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://megdowell.com/2019/03/30/the-12-hardest-things-about-writing/ “Whoever says it’s easy has never actually tried it.” 2. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/03/from-beer-to-bookshelf.html “In keeping with last week’s post on risk-taking and writing what pleases you, I’d like to tell you the story of a dead lawyer.” These sound fun! 3. https://megdowell.com/2019/04/01/not-everything-you-write-has-to-be-publishable/ “Sometimes it’s OK to just mess around […]
Book Talk 3/22/19 Nicki Pau Preto’s Crown of Feathers Traci Kenworth Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto Simon Pulse, Feb. 12, 2019. Netgalley. Amazon blurb: An Ember in the Ashes meets Three Dark Crowns in this lush debut fantasy novel about a girl who disguises herself as a boy to join a secret group of warriors that […]
Seven Links…1/26/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: https://megdowell.com/2019/01/20/the-only-one-holding-you-back-is-you/ “The last half of 2018 was one of the most difficult periods of time I’ve ever endured as a creator.” Sometimes, we have to condense our creative time to move forward. Less shame, more progress. https://donmassenzio.wordpress.com/2019/01/21/writing-about-a-location-do-you-have-to-go-there-2/ “One of the most important aspects of your writing is the setting. You […]
The Sky Library Traci Kenworth Lindora stared at the volumes of books before her. How to choose just one? Above her, the library ceiling disintegrated to a picture of the sky. Images of clouds bathed the spines of the books. She stepped back. Had the world changed? Or just the library? If she listened close, […]