A New Award–I’m Honored!!

Thanks to Jenny Keller Ford, I’ve been awarded The Paperclip Award. Here are my questions to answer: 1.When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? Famous. Lol. I just always wanted to be in the lime light–an actress, dancer, singer. I used to write my speeches out in acceptance […]

Are You Making an Impression with Your Character?

Are Your Characters Making an Impression? Traci Kenworth   When we set off to write our story, often the characters we choose are flat. They have no substance, no reason for existing yet, they’re a blank canvas. Oh, we might see them as a grand creation in our minds but they’re not ready, not yet. […]

A Subject Close to a Parent’s Heart

A Subject Close to a Parent’s Heart Traci Kenworth   I’ve read recently (as well as roundabout for a while) that boys aren’t reading like they should. Girls seem to latch onto books like goldfish to a pond. It’s natural and easy for them. Boys, on the other hand, struggle with the desire to crack […]

How to Breathe Life into Your Characters Part V

How to Breathe Life into Your Characters V First versus Second versus Third   This is where we get into narrative mode or First, Second, or Third person. For years I tried unsuccessfully to write in Third person. I had come to the writing table thinking it the “easiest” version to tackle. But it was […]