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Writing Links…8/28/17


Writing Links…8/28/17

Traci Kenworth



  1. Schedules for DragonCon.
  2. Miscommunication used as a plot device.
  3. Start with a blob.
  4. What will hold Kristen up?
  5. More on Cassidy and Lloyd.



  1. Journaling before you write. I may try this and see how it goes.
  2. Interview with agent.
  4. Night of the Living Bunnies.
  5. The journey of leading YA fiction into mainstream.
  6. Do you think there are taboos in YA?


Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. Cures for writer’s block.



  1. Enjoy the journey.
  2. How do you feel about deadlines? I tend to set them but run past them right now, not having anyone to keep me to them.
  3. What your agent can do for you.
  4. How great is your hero?
  5. What keeps you going?
  6. Ways to look at the negative.






  1. Horror podcast.
  2. Horror podcast.
  3. Horror podcast.



  1. Dialogue can improve a manuscript.
  2. Scenarios in mysteries.
  3. Going too far into fiction in a memoir can add up to half-truths.
  4. You’re the cat.
  5. Where accidents may lead.
  6. Hard week.


Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella/Comics:

  1. The devil’s revenge.
  2. Campers and concert.
  3. Dogs and cat.



  2. Sun and shadows.
  4. Julio Iglesias and Diana Ross.



  1. News for Indies.
  2. Beginners’ pointers.
  3. Finding yourself.
  4. Come join.
  5. Self-editing will save you in the long run.



  1. Secondary characters are more important than you think.
  2. Do the conflicts challenge the protagonist?
  3. Make lists.
  4. Writing with others.
  5. Keep plugging away.
  6. Could your story be headed elsewhere?



  1. Not more polish but more guts. I’ll need to remember this in the next steps in publishing I take.
  2. Other people’s thinking.
  4. Reaching out.
  5. A free man is a man with no fears.
  6. Bob Dylan.
  8. Horse-drawn carts.
  9. Boating and a convent.
  10. Need a different email list plug-in.
  11. The Flatiron building is being left behind.
  12. The mirror moment.
  13. Who’s on the shelf interview.
  14. The spiritual came first.
  16. Post-nasal drip.



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

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