Writerly Ways 1/13/2020: Making Excuses Not to Try Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 1/13/20: Making Excuses Not to Try Traci Kenworth Are You Where You Want to Be? Have you reached all your goals? Is there still one more or a few to go? For years now, I’ve strived to be published. It wasn’t my time, I know. There was still a lot to learn. What […]

Writerly Things 12/16/19: Goals for the New Year with YA work Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 12/16/19: Goals for New Year with YA Traci Kenworth Have you set goals for the new year yet? I find them a helpful guide throughout the journey. Editing: I’m editing two YA books at the moment. One has to do with biblical times around the year David was king. The second is set […]

Book Talk 12/6/19: Kristine Kathryn Rusch's Surviving the Transition Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 12/6/19: Kristine Kathryn’s Rusch’s Surviving the Transition Traci Kenworth Surviving the Transition by Kristine Kathryn Rusch WMG Publishing Amazon’s blurb: Most writers run their careers the same way they did in the 1990s. But publishing has changed so much since then that any writer who works on the old model will no longer […]

Writerly Things 11/25/19: Keeping it Realistic Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 11/25/19: Realistic Expectations Traci Kenworth How realistic do you expect your movies and stories to be? Hit by a Car. Fatal? Depends on the speed. I remember one lady that got hit by a car in the parking lot at work and still had to finish her day at work. Granted, the vehicle […]

Five Links 11/9/19 Traci Kenworth


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 […]

Writerly Things 11/4/19: Countdown to New Year, What Have You Accomplished?


Writerly Things 11/7/19:  Countdown to New Year, What Have You Accomplished? Traci Kenworth I’m doing a review of what I’ve accomplished this year.  How about you? Books Read. I’ve read approximately forty books so far this year.  My goal was fifty so I’m hoping to meet or pass that. Next year, I want to read […]

Writerly Things…Carrying On When it Feels Like an Uphill Battle


Writerly Things 12/3/18: Carrying on When it Feels Like an Uphill Battle Traci Kenworth   Rejection Everyone experiences it sooner or later. Someone who writes professionally continues to face the guillotine over and over. Even those at the top of the chain, I’m sure. It’s a part of the publishing life. Sometimes it feels like […]