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Writing Links 11/27/17


Writing Links…11/27/17

Traci Kenworth



  1. Some funnies.
  2. Some thoughts on robot characters.
  3. I try and aim for a twist but sometimes it’s hard to know if the ending works. You just have to hope for the best.
  5. Scottish witches and fairies.



  1. To continue with my current project while I await my beta. To grow as a writer and a person.
  2. I’m grateful for my family, friends, and other fellow writers. I enjoy being able to bring these links to all and share some of each other’s journey.
  3. On dealing with creative insecurities.
  4. Tips on researching locations.


Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. Making sure the words in your sentences go together.
  2. Things to be thankful for.
  3. On living the dream job.
  4. The Rebelles.



  1. Doubt is natural.
  2. More reasons to give your characters wounds.
  3. When we think our writing isn’t good enough.
  4. Overcoming shortcomings.
  5. Engage with your readers BEFORE your published. This is why I blog. I want to communicate with my readers beforehand.
  6. Books on your list?



  1. The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens.
  2. Her name was changed from Emma.
  3. Thanksgiving in history.



  1. Publishing news.
  2. First pro sale.
  3. On horror and spirituality.
  5. Peeks at other writer’s offices. Mine is much messier, and not at all picturesque. Lol.
  6. Podcasts, books, and more that tell the history of horror.



  1. Ways to write a bio. I wish I could come up with some cutesy thing for my bio but it hasn’t occurred to me yet.
  2. An unusual occupation. Or maybe not?
  3. Taking the risk.
  4. Abandoned places in crime fiction.
  5. On covers.


Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella:

  1. A heartwarming story about second chances.
  4. Things to consider in your worldbuilding.



  1. Turbulent thoughts.
  2. The fall.
  3. The garden.
  4. Importance of the clutch.



  1. Are curated rooms in libraries the wave of the future?
  2. Podcasting for beginners. Anyone going to try this? I’m a little camera shy, lol. It has to do with pictures of any sort of me, I rarely like them.
  3. I agree with some of these tips.
  4. Has anyone tried this?
  5. Being your own writer.



  1. How to make your sentences do double and triple duty.
  2. Describing your character with more than the standard facts.
  3. How often should you raise the stakes in your novel?
  4. I like to think writing pulled me through the darkest years of my life. I’m still not finished, there are pages still to write.



  1. I wholeheartedly agree! Writers need each other. We only compete with ourselves, not each other.
  2. Dealing with injustices and writing.
  3. Non-linear timeline.
  4. What Thanksgiving should remind us of.
  5. What we sometimes forget with all the running around for the perfect gift.
  6. Only 2 to 5% of our feeds are seen by our friends. They’re testing the idea to split the feeds even further.
  8. Trade sells low.
  10. History of inner speech.
  11. More Scrivener.
  12. The Little Drummer Boy.
  13. Some funnies.
  14. Links for the week.




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

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