Reading Links 3/28/17


Reading Links…3/28/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.parajunkee.com/2017/03/20/megs-final-story-wraps-etched-bone-anne-bishop/ An UF set within an alternate reality. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/03/23/colleens-book-reviews-wisp-by-author-adele-marie-park/ A world where magic flourish and dark secrets are kept by those who rule. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/03/24/book-spotlight-the-carnelian-throne-science-fictionspec-ficfantasy/ A forbidden continent where humanity no longer rules. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/guest-blog-the-tale-of-beowulf-is-it-myth-legend-history-by-c-r-may-author-of-the-sword-of-woden-series/ What is the truth behind Beowulf? https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/23/guest-review-paternus-by-dyrk-ashton-reviewed-by-david-walters/ Every god, goddess, and demon you’ve read about is […]

Writing Links 3/27/17


Writing Links…3/27/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.autumnwriting.com/writing-the-big-epic-fantasy-scenes-tips-and-tricks/ I pretty much follow this advice, using deep pov and sticking with one character from one chapter and then move to the alternate character in the next which allows for the next scene of the battle. I only use two povs though, not an antagonist’s. It’s hard to […]

Reading Links 3/21/17


Reading Links…3/21/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/03/review-of-gilded-cage-by-vic-james/ A dystopian set in the alternate version of Great Britain. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/16/oathbringer-stormlight-archive-3-by-brandon-sanderson-us-cover-reveal/ The third volume in the Stormlight Archive. https://sffbookreview.wordpress.com/2017/03/17/nnedi-okorafor-binti-home/ Sequel to the Hugo and Nebula winner, Binti. http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2017/03/16/widdle-iddle-fits-of-flitting-news-bits/ Miriam Black and more on The Aftermath trilogy. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/17/guest-blog-incompetent-leadership-in-literature-and-life-by-walter-rhein-author-of-the-reader-of-acheron/ A society on the verge of coming apart at the seams. […]

Writing Links 3/20/17


Writing Links…3/20/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2017/03/14/lovecrafts-five-definite-elements-part-3-what-it-actually-does/ If it follows your rules, your reader will follow you anywhere. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/03/17/7-tips-to-traversing-the-fantasy-countryside/ The inviting witch’s or demon’s lair. Scary thought. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/03/15/castle-contractors-we-dont-charge-by-the-brick/ Designing your own castle.   MG/YA: http://middlegrademafia.com/2017/03/15/new-agent-alert-claire-easton-of-painted-words/ MG and YA. http://middlegrademafia.com/2017/03/16/scbwisouthern-breeze-springmingle/ Check this out for next year. http://middlegrademafia.com/2017/03/13/agent-alert-kortney-price-of-holloway-literary/ MG, YA, and NA.   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/how-to-find-your-magic/ Ways […]

Reading Links…3/14/17


Reading Links…3/14/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://nicholasrossis.me/2017/03/04/celebrate-read-across-america-with-84-free-books/ Some great books. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/03/march-2017-patreon-book/ Night’s Master by Tanith Lee. https://princessofthelight.wordpress.com/2017/03/10/the-destiny-series-by-hywela_lyn-blends-sciencefiction-and-romance-rona-twrp/ Can she save her world from slavery. https://rosieamber.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/rosies-bookreview-team-rbrt-midnight-sisters-by-saraheboucher-fairytales/ Do not meddle with the master’s daughter. https://mytrainofthoughtson.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/the-yesterdays-of-tomorrow-the-hawk-of-stone-duology-2-by-jessica-hernandez/ It’s been a year since Kaia’s first encounter with the turned ones. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/book-haul-fall-of-light-by-steven-erikson/ the tragic downfall of an ancient realm. https://teripolen.com/2017/03/09/bad-blood-by-demitria-lunetta-bookreviews-fantasy/ A […]

Writing Links…3/13/17


Writing Links 3/13/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2017/03/07/isolate-your-characters/ Isolation is a powerful thing. I have that in mind for a future series. https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/03/09/thursday-thoughtfulness-march-9-2017/ Who are the charming gardeners in your life? https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/03/07/weekly-writer-wisdom-march-7-2017/ That is your role, your gift.   MG/YA:   Romance/Women’s Fiction: https://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/heart-heat-hope-and-humor/ The four essentials. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/365-days/ Several valuable lessons. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/writing-at-the-edge-of-your-comfort-zone/ Life begins at […]

Writing Links 3/6/17


Writing Links…3/6/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.autumnwriting.com/building-on-the-framework-of-fantasy-ideas/ Deepen your ideas to hook your readers. Is your forest just a forest? Or is there something lurking there your readers should know about? https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/03/04/20-inspiring-pinterest-boards-for-writers/ Looking for inspiration? I love Joanna Penn’s notebooks! I wish I could find them in my area. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/03/03/fantasy-indie-author-sponsorship/ May 31, 2017 deadline. https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/03/02/happiness-february-2017/ […]