Five Links 3/27/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 3/27/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/03/conflict-thesaurus-bad-weather/ “Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every scene should contain a struggle of some kind. Maybe it’s an internal tug-of-war having to do with difficult decisions, morals, or temptations. Or it […]

Book Talk 3/19/2020: What I'm Reading in YA Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 3/15/2020: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth I’m reading Kalona’s Fall: A House of Night novella by Kristin and P.C. Cast, Uglies by Scott Westerfield, So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer, Through The Nethergate by Robbie Cheadle, Chosen by Kiersten White, Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas, Subject A36 by […]

Writerly Things: The Book List of 2019 and Goals for the New Year in Reading Traci Kenworth 3/9/2020


Writerly Things 1/6/20: Revised Book List I Read for 2019 and New Goals in the Year Ahead with Reading 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 […]

Book Talk 2/25/2020 Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 2/14/2020: Mike Anka’s Dark Alley Traci Kenworth Dark Alley by Mike Anka. YA Drama. Austin Macauley Books Nov. 29, 2019. Netgalley. Amazon’s Blurb: Dramatic circumstances bring together two people, and there is a spark between them. She is fourteen, homeless, smart, wild, and alive. Meanwhile, he is forty, a veteran, straight and slim, […]

Book Talk 11/29/19: Josh Malerman’s A House at the Bottom of the Lake Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 11/29/19: Josh Malerman’s A House at the Bottom of the Lake Traci Kenworth A House at the Bottom of the Lake by Josh Malerman. Received a copy due to membership with the This is Horror Show with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella. Amazon’s blurb: oth seventeen. Both afraid. But both saying yes. […]

The Future of Book Reviews on This Blog


  The Future of Book Reviews on This Blog   Traci Kenworth       For some time I’ve been thinking about these book reviews and whether they take the blog in the direction I want it to go. I’ve decided that they don’t. This doesn’t mean I’m giving up on reading books or the […]