When Do You Make Yourself Happy? by Traci Kenworth


When Do You Choose What Makes You Happy? Traci Kenworth Our lives are built around doing things for others. When do you choose what’s right for you? When do you choose what makes you happy? I hear you. Kids. The spouse. Your boss at work. Friends. They all pull us in different directions. And I […]

Book Review: The Girl From the Well Rin Chupeco by Traci Kenworth


Book Review: The Girl From the Well Rin Chupeco by Traci Kenworth Book Blurb: “[A] Stephen Kinglike horror story…A chilling, bloody ghost story that resonates.”― Kirkus From the highly acclaimed author of the Bone Witch trilogy comes a chilling story of a Japanese ghost looking for vengeance and the boy who has no choice but to […]

Book Talk 8/7/2020: Brigid Kemmerer’s A Heart So Fierce and Broken Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 8/7/2020: Brigid Kemmerer’s A Heart So Fierce and Broken Traci Kenworth A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer. YA. 2020. Bloomsbury. Amazon’s blurb: In the sequel to New York Times bestselling A Curse So Dark and Lonely, Brigid Kemmerer returns to the world of Emberfall in a lush fantasy where friends become foes and […]

Book Talk 6/12/2020 Sarah J. Maas’s Crown of Midnight Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 6/12/2020: Sarah J. Maas’s Crown of Midnight Traci Kenworth Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas A Throne of Glass Novel Bloomsbury August 2013. Amazon’s blurb: She is the greatest assassin her world has ever known.But where will her conscience, and her heart, lead her? After a year of hard labor in the […]

Book Talk 5/29/2020: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth


I’m reading A Heart so Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer, Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas, Where There Be Humans by Rebekah L. Purdy, A36 by Teri Polen, Through the Nethergate by Robbie Cheadle, The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco, Sightwitch by Susan Dennard, The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman, […]

Book Talk 3/27/2020: Roll-Over in What I’m Reading for YA Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 3/27/2020: Roll-Over into What I’m Reading for YA Traci Kenworth I’m reading Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw, Saving Grace by Tessa Gratton, Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard, Sightwitch by Susan Dennard, Court of Assassins by Sarah J. Maas, Dark Alley by Mike Anka, Down Among the Sticks and the Bones by Seanan McGuire, Nameless […]

Five Links 3/27/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 3/27/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/03/conflict-thesaurus-bad-weather/ “Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every scene should contain a struggle of some kind. Maybe it’s an internal tug-of-war having to do with difficult decisions, morals, or temptations. Or it […]

Writerly Things 3/16/2020: YA Writing Tips Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 3/16/2020: YA Writing Tips Traci Kenworth Looking for some tips for YA writing? The following instances may help you especially when you’re stuck or facing that blank page and unsure of what to write about. Prompts. These seem to help YA writing a lot. In truth, ANY writing. Prompts give us something to […]

Book Talk 3/19/2020: What I'm Reading in YA Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 3/15/2020: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth I’m reading Kalona’s Fall: A House of Night novella by Kristin and P.C. Cast, Uglies by Scott Westerfield, So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer, Through The Nethergate by Robbie Cheadle, Chosen by Kiersten White, Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas, Subject A36 by […]