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 […]

Five Links 1/25/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 1/25/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2020/01/on-cheating.html “Today is a “need to vent” post. Indulge me. As you’ve no doubt heard by now, my Dodgers, who have not won a World Series since 1988, were cheated out of the 2017 series by the Houston Astros. It was a seven-game series, mind you, so any […]

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 […]

Five Links 1/18/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 1/18/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/01/six-steps-to-setting-yourself-up-financially-as-a-writer-in-2020/ “I’ve always loved the energy of a New Year. It’s alive with intentions and goals and the buzz of a fresh start. This New Year feels even more special because it’s the start of a new decade too. With that in mind, do you know where you […]

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 […]

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 […]