Five Links 11/9/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/11/stretch-your-style.html “Not every writer is interested in style. If they can write lean, mean plots that move, with interesting characters and a satisfying ending, that’s enough. They’d rather write fast and turn out more work than spend extra time trying to find the “right” words. Isaac Asimov was such a […]
Book Talk 9/13/19: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth In YA, I’m reading Windwitch by Susan Dennard, Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco, and Dragon’s Oath: A House of Night Novel by P.C. and Kristen Cast.
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 […]
Reading Links…9/26/17 Traci Kenworth Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://phsolomon.com/2017/09/16/dream-excerpt-from-the-bow-of-destiny/ http://www.talesoftheravenousreader.com/2017/09/leigh-bardugo-sheds-new-light-on-diana_22.html The story behind the legend. As a kid, I remember watching Wonder Woman and being awed that a woman could do the things she could. I didn’t see that a lot on television and it’s one of the reasons I try and write diverse characters so that […]
Writing Links…9/25/17 Traci Kenworth Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/09/16/a-big-week-is-a-coming-a-rough-week-is-a-going/ Promotion time! http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/09/the-significance-of-hair-in-stories.html Hair can sometimes make or break a character. This post gave me an idea for an opening of a second book. I love finding posts like this! https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/09/21/swift-six-character-interview-sir-edric-greenlock-fantasy/ Character interview. https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/09/21/creativity-corner-summer-2017/ Progress and places in NY to visit. MG/YA: http://yatopia.blogspot.com/2017/09/lets-get-real-about-villains.html They shouldn’t be one […]
Writing Links…9/11/17 Traci Kenworth Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/09/so-your-character-is-from-lebanon.html Need help with a character from Lebanon? http://www.magicalwords.net/announce/we-did-it-ooooooour-way/ Time to say goodbye. https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2017/09/05/please-stop-using-initial-caps-as-a-substitute-for-creativity/ Using words as proper nouns when they’re not. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/09/07/monster-make-2017-foundations-needed-also-a-windemere-monster-poll/ What monsters will you choose? I like those I’ve never heard of, it makes it fresh and interesting. https://phsolomon.com/2017/09/07/how-do-you-like-your-fantasy-genre/ What books hooked you to fantasy? I […]
Reading Links…8/29/17 Traci Kenworth Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://phsolomon.com/2017/08/25/the-eternal-kingdom/ The final book of The Children trilogy. https://www.amwritingfantasy.com/ph-solomon/ The third book in the Bow of Destiny series. https://princessofthelight.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/royal-enchantment-by-sharon-ashwood-rowanashart-bookreview-pnr-fridayreads/ She married the king. She wanted the man. MG/YA: http://www.talesoftheravenousreader.com/2017/08/lets-get-wrecked-amapforwreckedgirls-by.html For the first time, I was afraid we’d die on shore. https://teripolen.com/2017/08/25/indie-author-friday-k-l-kranes-indieauthor-ya-fantasy-klkranes/ Can she ever stop running and live […]