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 […]
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 have been replaced by the calm ruminations of business-minded […]
The House Traci Kenworth Fifteen-year-old, Jandy Burrows started up the stairs of the old, decaying house. He’d been here two hours. Only rusty nails and dust greeted him. He was sure he’d have better luck in the attic. The smell in the air turned to Sulphur, he could taste the ruin on his tongue. Ashes […]