Things That Go Bump in the Night


Things That Go Bump in the Night Traci Kenworth   I prefer the word Scary book to Horror. Most likely because most people think of horror as an abomination and although some of the things I write about, no doubt, are, I still prefer to leave the reader with something to think about on a […]

Kids and Pets in Fiction


Kids and Pets in Fiction Traci Kenworth   Does the same old adage that said of films, “Don’t work with children or pets,” apply to fiction? I know of some people who don’t like children to be included in the stories they read. I think basically because usually they turn into “jeopardy” situations or they’re […]

Fourth Writer’s Platform Building


Hi!! I’m Traci Kenworth and I write YA Supernatural Horror (the genre not the TV show, although I’m one of it’s absolute biggest fans!!). I love getting to know other people and this platform building idea really encourages inter-action between bloggers of all types. Let’s see. I’m a member of a lovely group of ladies […]

How to Breathe Life into Your Characters VII


How to Breathe Life Into Your Characters VII Dumpy Middles   We’ve all been there. The wondering if you’re on the right course, if you should pack up your manuscript in a drawer and forget it, or so on. This usually happens around the middle of your novel. You’re losing steam from the exciting beginning […]

How to Choose Which Genre…


Choosing the Genre in Which to Write Traci Kenworth   I’m going to divert from “How to Breathe Life into Your Characters” this week to discuss what genre you should think of putting your book in. There’s so many to choose from, and different shades of each. You have your Science Fiction-Fantasy that breaks up […]