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 […]

Writerly Things 11/4/19: Countdown to New Year, What Have You Accomplished?


Writerly Things 11/7/19:  Countdown to New Year, What Have You Accomplished? Traci Kenworth I’m doing a review of what I’ve accomplished this year.  How about you? Books Read. I’ve read approximately forty books so far this year.  My goal was fifty so I’m hoping to meet or pass that. Next year, I want to read […]

Five Links 11/2/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 11/2/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://stevelaube.com/i-have-no-plans-to-write-that-book/ “Whenever I go out, strangers offer unsolicited compliments about some aspect of my appearance, usually my hair or clothing. From this fact alone, I might decide that people like my style. Perhaps I should write a book! But aside from the fact I have no desire to […]

Book Talk 11/1/19: Jack M. Bickman’s Setting Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 11/1/19: Jack M. Bickham’s Setting Traci Kenworth Setting: The Elements of Fiction Writing by Jack M. Bickham 1994 Writer’s Digest Books. Amazon’s Blurb: Suggests ways of creating an appropriate setting and incorporating it into the story, discussing the function of a setting, how it can affect story meaning, and how it can advance […]

Writerly Things 10/28/19: Are All Writers Going to Survive their Journey? Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 10/28/19: Will Everyone Survive their Writer Journey? Traci Kenworth I won’t lie, the writing field is crowded. More so than yesterday. Indie publishing has taken hold, and everyone wants to be a writer. Is There a Market for Us All? That’s a question only the audience can answer. Certainly, they love stories, all […]

Five Links 10/26/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 10/26/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writersinthestormblog.com/2019/10/creating-a-multi-use-logline/ “When I first started writing, I remember someone asking me what my book was about. I stammered and stalled, trying to think about how to best describe it. “Um…it’s about this guy, see? He um…well…he’s kind of a…” “Just give me your elevator pitch.” I stood there […]

Writerly Things 10/21/19: Question of the Day Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things: 10/21/19: Question of the Day: Do You Make a Living as a Writer Whether Traditional or Indie? Traci Kenworth No need to go into specifics, just a quick question to figure things out. Does your writing make enough to support you? Or do you rely on your day job and use writing as […]