Five Links 2/1/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 2/1/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2020/01/further-reflections-on-the-mirror-moment.html “I enjoy getting emails and tweets from writers regarding the “mirror moment,” which is the subject of my book, Write Your Novel From the Middle. Recently I received two that I thought would make good fodder for a post (we at TKZ are always looking for good fodder). […]

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 […]

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 […]

Five Links 12/7/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 12/7/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/12/learning-from-the-movies-the-kings-speech.html “Imagine a hungry young screenwriter getting invited to a pitch session on a studio lot. “What’ve you got for me, kid?” the producer says. “Okay,” the screenwriter says, “we have this guy, see, he’s a king, see, and he’s got to make a speech. Only the guy […]

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 […]

Seven Links 10/19/19 Traci Kenworth


Seven Links 10/19/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/10/conflict-thesaurus-entry-a-repressed-memory-resurfacing/ “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 […]