Writerly Things 2/27/2020: Reaffirming Goals Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 2/3/2020: Reaffirming Goals Traci Kenworth Okay, so it’s February and some time’s slipped through your fingers in regards to your goals. That’s okay! It’s fine! You can always reaffirm your goals at any time. I like to take stock on things when Feb. hits to see how I’m doing. Faith. I’ve been trying […]

Five Links 2/22/2020


The links to a product that lead to Amazon are called affiliate links. I receive a small commission if you purchase through the click. These links are all books or items I’ve read or used and highly recommend. They are keepers for me. Five Links 2/22/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/02/fall-in-love-with-your-second-act/ “You better believe there […]

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Writing: 1. http://www.tatumflynn.net/1/post/2014/02/the-writers-9-stages-of-fear.html 2. http://jamigold.com/2014/02/how-to-make-turning-points-drive-arcs-and-themes/ 3. http://mythicscribes.com/writing-techniques/romance-tips-for-writers/ 4. http://blog.sevantownsend.com/2014/02/keep-in-character.html 5.http://thewritelife.com/become-a-better-writer-even-short-on-time/ Short Story: 1. http://amloki.blogspot.com/2014/02/do-your-shortstories-begin-in-ideas-or.html 2. https://notenoughwords.wordpress.com/2011/05/09/what-to-do-with-short-stories/ 3. http://writeitsideways.com/10-resources-to-help-you-write-a-great-short-story/ 4. http://pimpmynovel.blogspot.com/2011/06/long-and-short-of-it.html 5. http://thebluestockingblog.blogspot.com/2011/09/when-novels-ideas-masquerade-as-short.html Horror: 1. http://clarionfoundation.wordpress.com/2012/10/01/writers-craft-92-three-ways-to-end-a-horror-story/ 2. http://www.tphperfecthouse.com/2012/08/27/history-of-horror-found-footage/ 3. http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/why-writing-horror-is-should-be-hard-part-1/ 4. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/columns/antipodean-nights/10-must-read-australian-horror-writers/ 5. http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/06/whatever-happened-to-horror Fantasy: 1. https://ingridsnotes.wordpress.com/2011/07/29/14-quick-tips-for-fantastic-fantasy-writing/ 2. http://aidanmoher.com/blog/2011/07/articles/guest-post-fantasy-imagination-and-the-hero-a-response-to-michael-j-sullivan-by-john-ginsberg-stevens/ 3. http://io9.com/10-key-terms-that-will-help-you-appreciate-fantasy-lite-1463800561 4. http://fantasy-faction.com/2011/sci-fri 5. http://www.omnivoracious.com/2011/02/modern-heroic-fantasy-vibrant-and-diverse-or-bankrupt-and-nihilistic.html

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Horror: 1) http://seanhtaylor.blogspot.com/2012/05/horror-of-it-all-writers-on-being-scary.html 2) http://www.writer.ly/community/write-horror-tips-first-time-horror-writers/ 3) http://gointothestory.blcklst.com/2012/10/script-to-screen-the-rocky-horror-picture-show.html 4) http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2010/10/11/what-writers-can-learn-from-the-masters-of-horror/ 5) http://www.blackgate.com/2013/09/02/adventures-in-horrific-fantasy-literature/ Fantasy: 1) https://ingridsnotes.wordpress.com/2011/07/29/14-quick-tips-for-fantastic-fantasy-writing/ 2) http://aidanmoher.com/blog/2011/07/articles/guest-post-fantasy-imagination-and-the-hero-a-response-to-michael-j-sullivan-by-john-ginsberg-stevens/ 3) http://io9.com/10-key-terms-that-will-help-you-appreciate-fantasy-lite-1463800561 4) https://annemhairisimpson.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/building-your-fantasy-world-fantasy-creatures-part-3/ 5) http://fantasy-faction.com/2011/sci-fri Short Stories: 1) http://www.magicalwords.net/edmund-r.-schubert/breaking-in-to-publication-short-stories-vs.-novels/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+MagicalWords+(Magical+Words)&utm_content=Google+Reader 2) http://www.andrewjackwriting.com/2011/06/should-writers-self-publish-short-stories/ 3) http://pimpmynovel.blogspot.com/2011/06/long-and-short-of-it.html 4) http://blog.janicehardy.com/2012/05/guest-author-diana-bocco-how-short.html 5) http://diymfa.com/2012/04/30/why-short-stories-matter-guest-post-by-emma-komlos-hrobsky/ Writing: 1) http://kriswrites.com/2014/01/29/the-business-rusch-marketing-and-readers-discoverability-part-who-knows/ 2) http://www.itsonlyanovel.com/2014/01/27/the-terrible-truth-my-writing-journey/ 3) http://www.karencioffiwritingandmarketing.com/2014/01/writing-pesky-adverbs-or-no.html?spref=fb 4) http://www.leelofland.com/wordpress/creating-and-writing-believable-villains-a-tasty-recipe/ 5) http://paulbogaards.tumblr.com/post/75143223535/things-publishers-say

To Wait or Not…


    To Wait or Not…   Traci Kenworth       So, I’ve got this dilemma. Now that I’ve finished my first draft of my current wip, I’m   not sure how long to wait in-between drafts. I’ve gone a couple weeks already since writing “the end.” I’m wondering if I should wait another […]

The Stage


Clarita from Morquefile. The Stage Traci Kenworth   My hand closed on the curtain leading to the stage. This was it. The big moment. Before I’d been a part of the audience, this time, the devue had come for me. At fourteen, I’d longed for the year I’d be chosen. My chance to escape from […]