Five Links 12/7/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 12/7/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/12/learning-from-the-movies-the-kings-speech.html “Imagine a hungry young screenwriter getting invited to a pitch session on a studio lot. “What’ve you got for me, kid?” the producer says. “Okay,” the screenwriter says, “we have this guy, see, he’s a king, see, and he’s got to make a speech. Only the guy […]

Writerly Things 12/2/19: Blessings Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 12/2/19: Blessings Traci Kenworth Does Christmas bring hope to your heart? Make you think you can do anything with your family beside you? Strengthen you to go forward with your dreams? Being Kind to One Another. It helps spread the cheer of the season. Try smiling at others. Watch them return the smile. […]

Five Links 11/30/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 11/30/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://megdowell.com/2019/11/24/the-things-we-give-up/ “According to my Fitbit app, I haven’t gone for a run in almost three weeks. Yikes. As I am writing this, that means the last time I laced up was November 3. And that has nothing to do with the weather, which has been unfavorably wet and […]

Five Links 11/23/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 11/23/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. http://booksbywomen.org/step-away-from-your-comfort-zone-by-beverley-harvey/ “For the last month, my writing has stalled. Spectacularly. It’s not time, opportunity or commitment that I lack, it’s motivation and self-belief.  Like myriad writers, I am prone to introspection, anxiety and low self-esteem. No sympathy required here; I count myself lucky that I manage these personality […]

Book Talk 11/22/19: Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s The Freelancer’s Survival Guide Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 11/22/19: The Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch Traci Kenworth The Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch WMG Publishing Jan 2013, 3rd Edition Amazon’s Blurb: Most people become freelancers without any idea of how to run a business. They learn in the school of hard knocks. Kristine Kathryn Rusch has taken […]

Five Links 11/16/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 11/16/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/11/give-your-character-a-dream.html “This past week on Monday Night Football between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants, play was interrupted for a short time when a black cat somehow wandered onto the field. No one knows where it came from or (as of this writing) where it is […]

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 […]