Book Talk…3/30/18


Book Talk…3/30/18 Traci Kenworth   What I’m reading: Sleeping Beauties by Stephen and Owen King, Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, The Charm & the Curse by Jamie Questrall (so, so loving!), Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, That Moment When YA anthology, Writing Vivid Emotions by Rayne Hall, Jewel in the Mud […]

Reading Links…3/27/18


Reading Links…3/27/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://culturevultureexpress.wordpress.com/2018/03/23/spaceship-broken-by-russell-nohelty-review/ The book follows the story of a young boy, our protagonist Sammy. The story is told from Sammy’s point of view. Sammy has had a difficult start in life and has seen more pain already than most people see in a lifetime. His father has abused his mother […]

Writing Links…3/26/18


Writing Links…3/26/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://sistersofthefey.wordpress.com/2018/03/21/ascension/ “Have you been experiencing changes in your body and/or behavior that you cannot explain? At times, do you find yourself in the throes of anxiety or depression that seemed to have no trigger? Or do you, like me, feel a sense of urgency – a sense of running […]

Reading Links 3/20/18


Reading Links 3/20/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.talesoftheravenousreader.com/2018/03/set-world-on-fire-hero-at-fall-by-alwyn.html When gunslinging Amani Al’Hiza escaped her dead-end town, she never imagined she’d join a revolution, let alone lead one. But after the bloodthirsty Sultan of Miraji imprisoned the Rebel Prince Ahmed in the mythical city of Eremot, she doesn’t have a choice. Armed with only her revolver, […]

Writing Links 3/19/18


Writing Links 3/19/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2018/03/13/begin-with-movement/ “Starting, once again, with the basic caveat that there is no one way to always do anything in creative fiction, and the advice I’m about to give is not meant to be blindly applied to every single sentence you ever write from now on, consider this: All […]

Reading Links 3/13/18


Reading Links 3/13/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://colleenchesebro.com/2018/03/07/fairies-myths-magic-2018-2018-author-spotlight-guest-posts-meet-elliot-from-the-fire-born-by-trent-p-mcdonald/ Fictional character indeed.  Next, you’ll be saying that I believe in Fairies. Uhm, Elliot?  Colleen is the Fairy Whisperer, you know. Belief in fairies is, well, we all do around here.  Besides, you believe in some pretty fantastical things yourself.  Just saying. Right, then, I’ll give you that some, a-hum, my […]

Writing Links 3/12/18


Writing Links 3/12/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2018/03/06/how-to-get-middle-class-slowly-by-writing-fiction/ ““Everybody thought I was crazy. A writer, you know—he’s just a sort of crackpot. My wife would get some of my love scenes and read them aloud to me, and just laugh and laugh… And then, by golly, one day here’s check.” —Lester Dent” 2.4 million words […]

Reading Links 3/6/18


Reading Links…3/6/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://stevejmchugh.wordpress.com/2018/03/01/kindle-first/ So, I have a bit of an announcement that I’ve had to keep quiet about for several months. A Glimmer of Hope, the first book in the Avalon Chronicles, is on Kindle First/First Reads book in the UK, USA, and Australia for the month of March. http://www.autumnwriting.com/epic-fantasy-audiobook-giveaway/ 5 […]

Writing Links 3/5/18


Writing Links…3/5/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: Bonus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ppfp2dyTt88&feature=em-subs_digest Advice on morality for your characters in differing cultures. https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2018/02/27/what-are-you-listening-to/ Classic music suggestions for the zone. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/StoriTorisBlog/~3/mgjn7W07eYQ/so-your-character-has-dyslexia.html “I feel conflicted about dyslexia. School can be extremely frustrating and pointless at times. But then I smile when I realize that likely the reason why I am gifted with […]

Reading Links 2/27/18


Reading Links…2/27/18 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dsytopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/02/19/confessions-of-a-history-student-messages-and-intuition/ A mortal girl, a shape-shifter, from the past, a love transcends all time http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2018/02/a-book-review-of-winter-by-marissa-meyer.html Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her […]