Writerly Things: Why Do Movies of the 1980s Seem Scarier Than Those of Today? Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 8/3/2020: Why is It the Best Horror Movies Seem to Have Been Made During the 1980s? Traci Kenworth I’ve been re-watching The Hitcher starring C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Rutger Hauer. It’s credited with the most shocking and disturbing scene in cinema history ever. That is when Jennifer Jason Leigh’s character, […]

Book Talk 3/2/2020: Francesca Fiore’s Diamond City Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 1/24/2020: Francesca Fiores’ Diamond City (Book 1) Traci Kenworth Diamond City by Francesca Fiores. Jan. 28, 2020. Wednesday Books. YA Thriller genre. Amazon blurb: “A thrilling adventure, through a vibrant city as alive as any character, about a girl willing to do anything to better her circumstances. ” – Emily A. Duncan, New York […]

Book Talk 12/13/19: Books I’ve Read This Year. Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 12/13/19: List of Books Read This Year Traci Kenworth Books I Read in 2019 Traci Kenworth Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor # 1 so far YA Fantasy Experimental Film by Gemma Files Katie’s Highlander by Maeve Grayson #1 so far Historical Romance Slayer by Kiersten White #1 YA horror Closing […]

Reading Links 3/8/17


Reading Links…3/7/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/latest-reads-kings-of-the-wyld-nicholas-eames/ Glory never gets old. https://phsolomon.com/2017/02/25/the-silmarillion-main-plot-j-r-r-tolkiens-mythology-on-9gag/ Revisit an oldie and unravel the plot. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/rarity-from-the-hollow-on-lisa-burton-radio/ Can the universe be saved? http://phsolomon.com/2017/03/03/excerpt-from-the-bow-of-destiny/ https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/guest-blog-why-did-i-write-about-a-golem-by-ben-galley-author-of-the-heart-of-stone/ Having a master gives golem a realm of fragility. https://teripolen.com/2017/03/03/indie-author-friday-d-lieber-indieauthor-scifi-fantasy-romance/ After an ice age, humans move underground. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/guest-review-ghosts-of-tomorrow-by-michael-r-fletcher-reviewed-by-david-walters/ 2046 Children are being stolen from their families and their […]

Writing Links 3/6/17


Writing Links…3/6/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.autumnwriting.com/building-on-the-framework-of-fantasy-ideas/ Deepen your ideas to hook your readers. Is your forest just a forest? Or is there something lurking there your readers should know about? https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/03/04/20-inspiring-pinterest-boards-for-writers/ Looking for inspiration? I love Joanna Penn’s notebooks! I wish I could find them in my area. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/03/03/fantasy-indie-author-sponsorship/ May 31, 2017 deadline. https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/03/02/happiness-february-2017/ […]

Reading Links 2/28/17


Reading Links…2/28/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://horrornovelreviews.com/2017/02/19/mark-taylors-a-night-at-the-dream-theater-review/ A sci-fi/parallel world where one’s future is determined by their employment. http://www.talesoftheravenousreader.com/2017/02/a-unique-fantastical-world-island-of.html One of the most unique fantasies you’ll ever read.   MG/YA: http://www.publishing-hub.com/2017/02/cover-reveal-for-why-i-loathe-sterling.html What if Paris Geller fell for Ferris Bueller and they both stayed horrible people? https://rosieamber.wordpress.com/2017/02/23/rosies-bookreview-team-rbrt-midnight-sisters-by-saraheboucher-fairytale-fantasy/ A tale as told by the gardener.   Romance/Women’s […]

Writing Links 2/2717


Writing Links…2/27/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:   MG/YA: http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/02/promising-form-and-content-pt-3-how-to.html A look at openings.   Romance/Women’s Fiction: https://writerofftheleash.blogspot.com/2017/02/a-case-for-inspirational-romance.html Love is an extension of God’s love for us. http://www.superauthors.com/2017/02/paying-attention.html Find something positive from day to day. I need to do this more. Today, it was a Shamrock Shake.   Christian: http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/02/going-with-flow.html Trust the one who is in […]

Reading Links…2/21/17


Reading Links…2/21/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasyliterature.com/author-interviews/david-rowe/ Proverbs within Tolkien’s books. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/gilded-cage/ A deep divide between equals. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/02/in-which-i-fangirl-over-wendy-higgins.html post-apocalyptic America. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/02/17/book-review-deadhouse-gates-by-steven-erikson/ A tale of The Malzan Book of the Fallen series. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/love-volume-4-the-dinosaur/ A look at dinosaurs from their humble beginnings. https://teripolen.com/2017/02/17/indie-author-friday-christopher-d-schmitz-indieauthors-fantasy/ After merging with her copy from an alternate reality, college student, Claire Jones, is […]

Writing Links 2/20/17


Writing Links…2/20/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/02/11/did-things-go-to-plan-ha-ha-ha/ Keeping things going on the burner. Can you multi-task? I used to be able to bounce projects around but I’m slowing down for some reason. I can have them in various stages of planning, but writing them at the same time? A little of a panic time for […]

Reading Links 2/14/17


Reading Links 2/14/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/02/the-leaning-pile-of-books-280/ The Gilded Cage. Kings of the Wyld. https://litworldinterviews.com/2017/02/05/hell-holes-what-lurks-below-bookreview/ Quick, enjoyable read. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/empress-of-a-thousand-skies/ Old time science fiction with modern sensibility. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-burning-page/ Third book in the Invisible Library series. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/american-gods/ This is a bad land for gods…the old gods are ignored. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/caraval/ Remember, it’s just a game. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/to-green-angel-tower/ Final […]