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 […]

Five Links 11/9/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 11/9/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/11/stretch-your-style.html “Not every writer is interested in style. If they can write lean, mean plots that move, with interesting characters and a satisfying ending, that’s enough. They’d rather write fast and turn out more work than spend extra time trying to find the “right” words. Isaac Asimov was such a […]

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 […]

Writing in the Dark


Writing in the Dark Traci Kenworth   I used to write religiously with an outline as I’ve said on here before but lately, I’ve been “writing in the dark” so to speak. Which is to say, I’ve thrown out my outline with my current project and what I’ve begun to do is to take each […]

When it’s Okay


When it’s Okay to be in Love with Your Writing & when it’s not Traci Kenworth   Okay, so you just know you’ve written the one. You’re trembling with excitement, on fire with ambition, ready to shoot past the stars. Hold on there. Have you ran your brilliant creation past your critique groups and beta […]