Writerly Things…2/8/16

Photo by rosevita at morguefile.com   I learned a new trick for my toolbox this week thanks to https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/ !! It involves the combined use of dialogue tags, action beats, and nothing during scenes. I had the dialogue tags down and the action beats but I didn’t often use nothing. I see, however, how it breaks […]

#IWSG POST #2

#IWSG post. Traci Kenworth writing as Traci Krites   The Insecure Writer’s Support Group puts out a blog on the first Wed. of every month, here’s my contribution: I’ve been entering contests of late to help me get my writing out there and to challenge myself to meet deadlines. It’s harder to write than most […]

Romance/Westerns/YA/NA Reader Links…

Romance: http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/04/05/waiting-on-you-by-kristan-higgins-review/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/04/06/love-hacked-by-penny-reid/ http://www.parajunkee.com/2014/04/01/beached-by-ros-baxter-review/ Westerns: http://johnroseputnam.com/ YA/NA: http://romanceuniversity.org/2014/04/05/reader-roundup-lessons-on-love-college-romance-with-amy-alessio/ http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/ http://adventuresinwriterland.blogspot.com/ http://kitforbes.wordpress.com/2014/04/03/its-coming-shadows-fall-away/ http://www.shalleemcarthur.com/2014/04/the-stories-that-mean-most-to-us-cover.html http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=72dfa342ec640ae31bb7df354&id=ce34c312ec&e=dcf9bc6c36 http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/ http://rebekahlpurdy.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/happy-book-release-day-the-romeo-club-is-now-out/  

Links for Romance Readers…

Western 1. http://www.marilynalmodovar.com/ 2. http://writersinthestorm.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/ten-tips-for-writing-a-short-story/ Time-Travel/Sci-fi/Fantasy 1. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2014/03/17/book-recommendation-the-burning-sky-by-sherry-thomas/ 2. http://yaloveblog.com/2014/03/13/book-trailer-thursday-144-elusion-by-claudia-gabel-cheryl-klam/ YA/NA 1. https://www.hushmail.com/preview/hushmail/#message/Inbox/278451 2. http://www.rachelrussellbooks.com/2014/03/17/harvester-blog-tour-schedule/ 3. http://www.stackedbooks.org/2014/03/positive-girl-friendships-in-ya-guest.html 4.http://ya-asylum.com/2014/03/19/cover-reveal-dearest-clementine/ 5.http://crystalcollier.blogspot.com/2014/03/fire.html

Romance 5

1. http://www.npr.org/2014/02/09/273148888/romance-novels-sweep-readers-off-their-feet-with-predictability 2. http://www.fromthewriteangle.com/2011/03/sharing-genre-joy-5-reasons-why-romance.html 3. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2011/03/spotlight-rwa-its-not-just-for-romance.html 4. http://www.romancenovels.me/top-1000-romance-novels-of-all-time/ 5. http://amazingstoriesmag.com/2013/02/crossroads-romance-more-powerful-than-you-could-possibly-imagine/