Seven Links 3/16/19 Traci Kenworth


book landscape Seven Links 3 16/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/03/one-of-the-joys-of-indie-publishing.html “We are well into the second decade of the self-publishing (now more preferably termed indie-publishing) movement. The flame wars of the early years (“Death to traditional publishing!” “Oh yeah? Self publish and you’ll ruin your career!”) have been replaced by the calm ruminations of business-minded […]

Seven Links 2/23/19 Traci Kenworth


Seven links…2/23/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. http://megdowell.com/2019/02/16/12-reasons-youre-not-getting-any-better-at-this-whole-writing-thing/ “What does “better” even mean, anyway?” 2. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/02/the-last-fifty-pages-make-or-break-your-novel.html “We’ve all been through it. We get caught up in a book or movie, we’re cruising along, liking everything about the story and then … the ending stinks.” He’s got a good point. Sometimes an ending just ruins everything that […]

Seven Links 2/16/19 Traci Kenworth


Seven Links…2/16/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://megdowell.com/2019/02/09/12-ways-to-know-your-writing-is-terrible-and-you-should-stop-right-now/ “None of these things are true, of course. It doesn’t matter how you’ve been graded or critiqued in the past. It doesn’t matter how many other people are doing it or if they seem better at this whole writing thing than you. If you don’t think you’re great […]

Book Talk…2/8/19: Kiersten White’s Slayer


Book Talk…2/8/19: Slayer by Kiersten White Traci Kenworth Slayer by Kiersten White Simon Pulse Jan. 19, 2019. Amazon’s blurb: A New York Times bestseller A Publishers Weekly bestseller  A National Indie bestseller From bestselling author Kiersten White comes a brand-new series set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer that introduces a new Slayer as she grapples with the responsibility […]

Seven Links Traci Kenworth


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 […]

Book Talk 1/11/19: Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor


Book Talk 1/11/19: Laini Taylor’s Days of Blood & Starlight Traci Kenworth Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor 2012 Little Brown & Co. Amazon Blurb:  In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed paranormal fantasy–Daughter of Smoke & Bone–Karou must decide how far she’ll go to avenge her people. Art student and monster’s […]