Book Talk 5/7/17


  Book Talk 5/5/17 Traci Kenworth   Nothing this week. I’m currently reading Pierce Brown’s Red Rising, Joanna Penn’s How to Make a Living Writing, a collection of dark stories, Sara Wolf’s Remember Me Forever, and a few others.

Reading Links 5/2/17


Reading Links…5/2/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/within-the-sanctuary-of-wings/ Voice is the reason to read this series. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/sins-of-empire/ Familiar characters and fantastic plot. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/04/women-in-sff-month-bridget-mckinney-from-sf-bluestocking/ Some recommendations in the science fiction and fantasy realm. http://kriswrites.com/2017/04/29/diving-news-news-for-writers-news-for-short-story-lovers/ Some goodies from Kristine Kathryn Rusch. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/guest-blog-writing-real-women-in-a-fantasy-setting-by-k-s-villoso/ Not too weak, not all badass. Well-rounded. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/04/review-of-wild-seed-by-octavia-e-butler/ The fourth Patternist novel.   MG/YA: https://shelleywilsonauthor.com/2017/04/28/i-write-i-read-i-review-ya-nonfiction/ Some […]

Writing Links 5/1/17


Writing Links…5/1/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2017/04/25/your-pile-of-failures/ Failures lead to success. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/04/women-in-sff-month-nisi-shawl/ Aging characters. Still important.   MG/YA: http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/04/vlog-how-to-write-fights.html Suggestions and where to look to find what you need. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/04/defining-success-for-writers.html Why we write: the readers!   Romance/Women’s Fiction:   Christian: https://stevelaube.com/five-lessons-road-publication/ When you reach the end, prayer is valuable. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/04/5-tips-for-sparking-creativity.html Don’t go it alone. https://stevelaube.com/choosing-words-wisely-part-1/ […]

Reading Links 4/25/17


Reading Links…4/25/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://litworldinterviews.com/2017/04/16/events-prime-ministers-during-the-alien-era-bookreview/ From Roswell to the current space war. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-edge-of-everything/ It’s been a bad year for Zoe. But with the arrival of the mysterious X, things are about to change. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/weird-dinosaurs/ New info on dinosaurs. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/blackout/ If you think you’re tired of zombies, make an exception. http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2017/04/20/clark-thomas-carlton-lets-not-be-like-ants/ Book one of […]

Writing Links 4/24/17


Writing Links…4/24/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/04/women-in-sff-month-sylvia-izzo-hunter/ Fanfiction helped her get her start. I dabbled in this as well when I was eighteen-nineteen.   MG/YA: http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/04/ya-sunday-morning-news-this-week-for_16.html Best articles last week and what’s coming up next. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/04/sticking-with-story-you-love-against.html When an idea won’t let go. http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/04/vlog-why-didnt-i-self-publish.html One writer’s choice to go traditional.   Romance/Women’s Fiction: http://www.superauthors.com/2017/04/spring-is-here-authorkristina-knight.html Spring in […]

Reading Links 4/18/17


Reading Links…4/18/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/void-star/ A brilliant, dense and challenging science fiction story. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/the-mindwarpers/ Written at the heights of Cold War tensions. http://www.talesoftheravenousreader.com/2017/04/when-dreams-and-nightmares-collide.html Fifteen years after the war. Strange the Dreamer Laini Taylor. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/04/13/if-youre-a-tarantino-fan-youll-love-chasing-bedlam-by-cyallowitz-bookreview-iartg/ On the warpath. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/04/women-in-sff-month-yangsze-choo/ The Ghost Bride and The Night Tiger. http://www.fantasyliterature.com/reviews/lincoln-in-the-bardo/ A unique structured tale of great empathy. […]