Writerly Things 11/11/19: More Fun with the Future Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 11/11/19: More Fun with the Future Traci Kenworth Here’s some more predictions. The cats will rule the world. Well, Bastet rose in power till 1500 BC, so it stands to reason she’d like another try. Why not with how enamored we are with cat videos, pics, etc. I’m sure that’s what’s behind the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Writerly Things 10/7/19: How Busy Goes Around Traci Kenworth


worthWriterly Things 10/7/19: How Busy Goes Around Traci Kenworth Ever feel like there’s not even time in the day? That things won’t slow down no matter how much you do? Welcome to my world, this past week! Putting the Web Up. Yep, we’re up and scrambling to get through this holiday season. I know, I […]