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Writing Links 6/26/17


Writing Links…6/26/17

Traci Kenworth



  1. Science fiction and fantasy news.
  2. Looking for a magical instrument? Look no further!
  3. Do you know what your spirit animal is? Mine is the dog. Loyal and trusting companions.
  4. Being on the other side of the desk.
  5. Stephen King and George R.R. Martin interview.



  1. The Michigan chapter.
  2. Write the way things work for you.
  3. Writing in multiple vps is a little tougher. I find it’s easier to stick to two than more but the book I’m writing now has misc. ones in rare instances.
  4. Another take on viewpoints.
  5. Pitch Wars success.
  6. Characters that represent the diverseness in society.


Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. Do you have the Why/Why not? Or the Why not/Why angle?
  2. Is your hero too chatty?
  3. Writing hope and love to drive out fear.
  4. Redefining success.
  5. Knowledge in the romance industry is shared, not hidden.
  6. Are men and women really that hard to understand the differences of?



  1. Cinematic techniques to apply to your writing.
  2. The author pays them to publish their work with higher royalties.
  3. Just write. Sometimes we need to hear this.
  4. Favorite nonfiction book right now? Mine is Beauty for Ashes by Joyce Meyer right now.



  1. The first Christmas at war.
  2. What they used to build and heat homes in the Medieval Ages.



  2. Do you walk at night?
  3. Tips for writing quickly.



  1. Where will your blog lead you?
  2. Take risks.
  3. Adding diverse characters because it adds an interesting character to explore your world.
  4. The weekend.
  5. Where would we be without the Gutenberg Press?
  6. Are you on a watchlist? Possibly. But most of my research deals with dead things as in zombies, ghosts, etc. So, maybe not, lol.


Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella/Comics:

  1. What was in the light?
  2. Tall tales.






  1. Do you adhere to a steady word count or go for broke? Lately, I’ve been averaging five to six pages a day longhand. I just let go and it happens.
  2. Amazon and Whole Foods, digital sales, and more.
  3. Are bestselling books getting shorter?
  4. This week’s links. Story Empire.
  5. Christian history?



  1. Do you try to help other writers? I do as much as I can. So far, I haven’t had to turn away anyone. I hope that continues to be true when I’m “successful.”
  2. For ex. Retiring as an assassin.
  3. Let things go.
  4. Read the instructions.
  5. You want brand loyalty not customer loyalty. Find out why.
  6. Do whatever it takes to make it a better story.



  2. How the character might deal with this: downsizing one’s home.
  3. I haven’t been on FB all that much the past year with all the horribleness. I’m trying to get on a little more now but steer clear of certain posts. I could “unfriend” the person/s but not everything they say/do bothers me and I still like many of them.
  4. You learn how to do the important stuff by doing it.
  5. True stories.
  7. Better day.
  8. Time travel.
  9. I prefer the shade as well!
  11. Need your task list organized?
  12. Check out the lion and its claw.
  13. This is why I believe reading is SO important to a writer. I think it helps so much with the story clicking in your mind. You start recognizing while your reading the various plot points those who teach point out.
  14. Learn from others.
  15. Some fun.
  16. Have you done this?
  17. The Indie life.





I write YA as Traci Kenworth. I also write romance as Loleta Abi.

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