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 […]

Book Talk 3/10/17


Book Talk…3/10/17 Traci Kenworth   The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco. Mar. 2017. Sourcebooks Fire. Netgalley. Tea’s grief over her brother’s death brings her to do something her people abhor: bring him back from the dead. Soon after, a bone witch, Mykaela, arrives to take her from a village that now fears her. She takes, […]

Reading Links 3/8/17


Reading Links…3/7/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/latest-reads-kings-of-the-wyld-nicholas-eames/ Glory never gets old. https://phsolomon.com/2017/02/25/the-silmarillion-main-plot-j-r-r-tolkiens-mythology-on-9gag/ Revisit an oldie and unravel the plot. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/rarity-from-the-hollow-on-lisa-burton-radio/ Can the universe be saved? http://phsolomon.com/2017/03/03/excerpt-from-the-bow-of-destiny/ https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/guest-blog-why-did-i-write-about-a-golem-by-ben-galley-author-of-the-heart-of-stone/ Having a master gives golem a realm of fragility. https://teripolen.com/2017/03/03/indie-author-friday-d-lieber-indieauthor-scifi-fantasy-romance/ After an ice age, humans move underground. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/guest-review-ghosts-of-tomorrow-by-michael-r-fletcher-reviewed-by-david-walters/ 2046 Children are being stolen from their families and their […]