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 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 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/ […]
Writerly Things…4/30/17 Traci Kenworth I started working on the next project I plan to do. I’ve done a little worldbuilding and now I’m into making the maps. First are the scale maps, later on, I’ll zoom in on the streets and places in the small town. Yes, it’s small town. It’s what I know, […]
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 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 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. […]