Reading Links 7/18/17


Reading Links…7/18/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/07/the-leaning-pile-of-books-291/ In Angland, men have the magic but women attend to the politics. Cassandra never followed the rules. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/a-gathering-of-ravens/ Grimnir is a monster, literally. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/nemesis-games/ Provides the backstory. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-author-update-mira-prabhu-c-s-boyack-and-darlene-foster/ Three authors featured fantasy to short stories to supernatural.   MG/YA: http://middlegrademania.blogspot.com/2017/07/new-kids-fantasy-book-seer-of-guilde.html Marcus sets out to rescue his mother from […]

Writing Links 7/17/17


Writing Links…7/17/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.magicalwords.net/roundup/magical-words-link-roundup-7-12-2017/ http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/07/beautiful-people-26-author-writing.html Writing process. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/07/writing-lessons-from-movies-once-upon.html Once Upon a Forest. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2017/07/13/pubcrawl-podcast-archetypes-the-chosen-one/ Is it overdone?   MG/YA: http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/07/ch-ch-changes.html Deciding to cut back. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/07/start-bang-or-not-story-openings/ Do you begin with a bang or a character? http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/07/tips-to-better-engage-your-reader-by.html Three ways to engage your reader better. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/07/14/spice-the-tiny-dog-who-stole-our-hearts/ The loss of a loved one. http://scbwimithemitten.blogspot.com/2017/07/you-can-take-detour-and-choose-your.html Rejection and how […]

Writerly Things 7/16/17


Writerly Things…7/16/17 Traci Kenworth   It’s been a beat-up week, but the car is repaired, the septic is fixed, the satellite dish repaired, and ongoing dr. visits are helping with the accident. I’ve been so frustrated for the last month because everything piled up and I didn’t have any down time it seemed. This weekend, […]

Book Talk 7/14/17


Book Talk…7/14/17 Traci Kenworth   Robert McCammon, James Renner, Kaaron Warren, Brian Hodge, Bill Schweigart, and Mick Garris reveal sinister secrets and unsavory pasts in a haunting anthology of short stories collected by acclaimed horror editors Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar.   “Lizardman,” by Robert McCammon is the tale of a hunter versus the […]

Reading Links 7/11/17


Reading Links…7/11/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-reluctant-queen/ Follows closely on the heels of Queen of Blood. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-farseekers/ Better than the first book. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/end-of-the-world-blues/ Possesses a sophisticated sense of noir. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/07/03/book-haul-the-shadow-of-what-was-lost-by-james-islington/ As destiny calls, a journey begins. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/07/review-of-the-waking-land-by-callie-bates/ A heroine with conflicting interests and the power to wake the land. https://litworldinterviews.com/2017/07/06/spirit-raiders-bookreview/ Pretty much everything a diehard […]