Writerly Things 1/27/2020: How to Frequent the Bookstore (When You're an Author in Hiding) Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 1/27/2020: How to Frequent a Bookstore When You’re an Author in Hiding Traci Kenworth Recently, I visited a mall bookstore and it got me wondering: how do other authors experience the bookstore when they’re an unknown? Do you keep you head down, minding your own business? Does the smell and the texture of […]

Writerly Things 1/ 20/2020: Finding Balance Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 1/20/2020: Finding Balance Traci Kenworth           I know it seems like everyone is telling you to write, write, write all the time, every day. That’s not what balance is about. Balance is about finding a way to make the things you do and the people you care about mingle together in harmony. Let’s […]

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 […]

Colleen's Weekly Tanka Challenge 1/12/2020 Traci Kenworth


Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Challenge A Haiku with the 5/7/5 formula A Dove’s Flight 1/12/2020 Traci Kenworth only doves may grace nature’s calm serenity leaves twist with a peace

Five Links 1/11/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 1/11/20 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/01/capturing-an-unhappy-relationship-a-writers-roadmap/ “Relationships are a complicated beast, and if you write romance like me, then you’re wed (pun intended) to the HEA ending (happily ever after). But the reality is, we have a divorce rate of almost 1 in 2 marriages; so as much fun as it is to […]

Book Talk 1/10/20 James Scott Bell's The Last Fifty Pages Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 1/10/20: James Scott Bell’s The Last Fifty Pages Traci Kenworth The Last Fifty Pages by James Scott Bell. Comendium Press Feb. 18, 2019. Amazon’s blurb: “The first page of a book sells that book. The last page sells your next book.” –– Mickey Spillane What are the secrets for writing a great ending for […]

The Blogger Recognition Award Traci Kenworth


The Blogger Recognition Award Traci Kenworth This award was totally unexpected and I’m both excited and thrilled to accept it. I was nominated by Sally Cronin over on Smorgasbord-Variety is the Spice of Life. I did this in my Christmas post already, but I wanted to again thank those that read my blogs, that comment […]