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 […]
Five Links 11/2/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://stevelaube.com/i-have-no-plans-to-write-that-book/ “Whenever I go out, strangers offer unsolicited compliments about some aspect of my appearance, usually my hair or clothing. From this fact alone, I might decide that people like my style. Perhaps I should write a book! But aside from the fact I have no desire to […]
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…8/17/19 Traci Kenworth My original links for this week were lost by Overdrive. It was my first and last time trying it. Writing: 1. https://kriswrites.com/2019/08/14/business-musings-expect-success/ “I’ve been doing a series on licensing for writers, which is subtitled “Rethinking the Writing Business.” Normally, I would put this particular blog as Part 8 of the series, […]
Writerly Things 7/22/19: Tips to a Fresh Horror Novel Traci Kenworth Don’t Invite Clichés. You know them when you seem them. The same old tried and long dead creatures that never change as they climb from the coffin; run through the hills, shirt flapping; attack tomb raiders, bandages unravelling to a gristly sight; or knock […]
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 […]