Book Talk…6/15/18


Book Talk…6/15/18 Traci Kenworth   This week, I’m reading: The Yak Guy by C.S. Boyack, The Freelance Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Jewel in the Mud by Harmony Kent, Closing the Deal on Your Terms by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, The Princess Fugitive by Melanie Cellier, Tiffany […]

Reading Links…6/12/18


Reading Links…6/12/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://teagansbooks.com/2018/06/09/its-about-time-with-don/ That’s where the idea of using some form of time travel emerged. It was a difficult decision because I’ve spent the past several books identifying with readers as a crime fiction author. I did publish a collection of short stories in my anthology, Random Tales,that had some science fiction/paranormal […]

2018 Survey


Discovering reader preferences, habits and attitudes – Announcing the 2018 Reader Survey … by M.K. Tod, Heather Burch and Patricia Sands   Readers and writers – a symbiotic relationship. Ideas spark writers to create stories and build worlds and characters for readers’ consumption. Readers add imagination and thought to interpret those stories, deriving meaning and […]

Reading Links…6/5/18


Reading Links…6/5/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://donmassenzio.wordpress.com/2018/04/10/war-of-nytefall-loyalty-by-charles-e-yallowitz/ Thank you to Don Massenzio for letting me promote the first book of my newest series, War of Nytefall: Loyalty. This adventure takes place in the world of Windemere, but it focuses on a new species of vampires called Dawn Fangs. While they showed up a few times in Legends […]

Book Talk..6/1/18


Book Talk…6/1/18 Traci Kenworth   Writing Vivid Emotions by Rayne Hall. Createspace. Feb. 7, 2017.   Amazon blurb: Do you want your characters to feel such strong emotions that the readers’ scalps prickle, their mouths go dry and their hearts thud like they’re sharing the experience? Do you want to convey fear or happiness in […]

Reading Links…5/29/18


Reading Links…5/29/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2018/05/20/the-yak-guy-project-our-review-originalfiction-distopian-virgilante/ When you’re rescued by a talking yak, the situation gets exponentially worse. You have obviously lost your mind. The immediate needs of a ride off the salt pan and searing heat, along with a drink of water, outweigh the concerns about your mental state. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2018/05/the-leaning-pile-of-books-317/ https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2018/05/24/the-fireborn-on-lisaburtonradio/ In the […]

Writing Links…5/28/18


Writing Links…5/28/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://legendsofwindemere.com/2018/05/19/probably-made-more-progress-than-i-realize/ “I had a lot of life stuff to do and the week began on the wrong foot with an anxiety attack that earned itself a post on Thursday.  So, I didn’t touch War of Nytefall: Temptationand I’m starting to wonder if that title is right.  The story revolves around […]