Reading Links 7/18/17

Reading Links…7/18/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: In Angland, men have the magic but women attend to the politics. Cassandra never followed the rules. Grimnir is a monster, literally. Provides the backstory. Three authors featured fantasy to short stories to supernatural.   MG/YA: 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: Writing process. Once Upon a Forest. Is it overdone?   MG/YA: Deciding to cut back. Do you begin with a bang or a character? Three ways to engage your reader better. The loss of a loved one. Rejection and how […]

Reading Links 7/11/17

Reading Links…7/11/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: Follows closely on the heels of Queen of Blood. Better than the first book. Possesses a sophisticated sense of noir. As destiny calls, a journey begins. A heroine with conflicting interests and the power to wake the land. Pretty much everything a diehard […]

Writing Links 7/10/17

Writing Links…7/10/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: Is your character from South Korea? Cement the previous chapter then move on to the new. This wouldn’t work for me. I’d be too anxious to revise the whole. I start each day reading the last paragraph and go on during the rough draft. I save […]

Reading Links 7/4/17

Reading Links…7/4/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: A Regency-esque fantasy set in a secondary world. Tad William’s long-awaited return to Osten. A callback to the experimental and dystopian science fiction of the 1970s. In the vein of Pierce Brown’s Red Rising.   MG/YA:   Romance/Women’s Fiction: Can Mr. Collins […]

Writing Links…7/3/17

Writing Links…7/3/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: Put some flash and flowers to the description. Are your comic relief characters doing more?   MG/YA: Are you going to YAllFest in Nov.? What are your goals for the rest of the year? Mine is to finish TA and start a new YA project […]

Reading Links 6/27/17

Reading Links…6/27/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: Even gods can be slain. Moonscapes bundle. The Dark Crimes bundle. Orcs have allies. Demands two re-reads to grasp all details. The town of Hiroshima and the bombing. The year is 1956 and the Axis powers rule. Rise of the Fifth series. […]