Seven Links 9/14/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2019/08/how-i-stay-grounded-7-realities-of.html “JH: There’s a veil of mystery surrounding publishing, which can make it hard for new authors (and soon to be authors) to know how their careers are doing. Susan Dennard visits the lecture hall today to offer a candid and close look at the realities of traditional […]
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.
Writerly Things 9/9/19 How to Turn Excuses into Pluses Traci Kenworth Do you find yourself making excuses as to why you can’t write? This is for you. Excuses Don’t Help Anyone. There’s no need to feel guilty if you can’t write some nights. Or days. It happens to everyone. We get too busy, there’s too […]
Seven Links 9/7/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://annieneugebauer.com/2019/09/02/the-a-n-10-6-the-great-american-novel-is-a-horror-novel-deal-with-it/ “My sixth pick for The A.N. 10 reaaaaally makes me want to re-read a favorite novel. “Thoughts on Beloved by Toni Morrison and Horror’s Literary Problem” is one of those posts that hasn’t gotten enough attention. Not that my post is just that amazing (honestly, it’s mostly fangirling!), but because the […]
Book Talk 9/6/19: Kristin Cashore’s Graceling Traci Kenworth Graceling by Kristin Cashore. Harcourt, Inc. 2008. Amazon’s blurb: Kristin Cashore’s bestselling, award-winning fantasy Graceling tells the story of the vulnerable-yet-strong Katsa, a smart, beautiful teenager who lives in a world where selected people are given a Grace, a special talent that can be anything from dancing to swimming. […]
Writerly Things: 9/2/19: Anonymity and Its Importance Traci Kenworth Why Some Writers Choose Pen Names. In my case, it has to do with my past and the abuse in it. I’m sure there are others with this story to tell. I know truthfully, today, there are other authors who write with a pen name for […]