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Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author

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Writing Links…2/27/17

Traci Kenworth

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

MG/YA:

  1. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/02/promising-form-and-content-pt-3-how-to.html A look at openings.

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. https://writerofftheleash.blogspot.com/2017/02/a-case-for-inspirational-romance.html Love is an extension of God’s love for us.
  2. http://www.superauthors.com/2017/02/paying-attention.html Find something positive from day to day. I need to do this more. Today, it was a Shamrock Shake.

Christian:

  1. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/02/going-with-flow.html Trust the one who is in control.
  2. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/02/making-it-real-research-before-you-write.html Do you visit the places you write about? Mine would be hard to do, for fantasy. But the historical ones are set near where I grew up.
  3. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/fresh-approach-how-to-surprise-your-reader/ Take a direction they wouldn’t expect.
  4. https://stevelaube.com/book-favor-take-break/ Where do you take a break? Mine’s usually to relax with a book, or two, or more.
  5. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/02/the-broken-blog.html Do you feel like your books a broken story?
  6. https://stevelaube.com/writing-controlled-fate/ Publishing is subjective and it all depends.
  7. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/4-easy-steps-great-synopsis/ Write your synopsis before you write the book. A friend and critique partner taught me this and it’s invaluable! It seriously helps you to focus on…

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Words & Genres for March ’17 Battles

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In preparation for March’s battles, here are the theme words and genres for the month!

March 7th

  • THEME WORD: Loose
  • GENRE: Science Fiction
    • Science fiction – story based on impact of actual, imagined, or potential science, usually set in the future or on other planets

March 14th

  • THEME WORD: Liquid
  • GENRE: Fantasy
    • This category can include: magical realism, fable, fairy tale, tall tale, folklore, legends, mythology, mythopoeia, etc
    • Fantasy – fiction with strange or otherworldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality
    • Please visit the BATTLE GENRE page for a full list and descriptions of subcategories.
    • Challenge yourself! Try something new. 🙂
    • This Week’s Suggestion: Fairy tale – story about fairies or other magical creatures

March 21st

  • THEME WORD: Rebel
  • GENRE: Suspense Thriller
    • Suspense/thriller – fiction about harm about to befall a person or group and the attempts made to evade the harm
    • Suggested subcategory: 

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Wordle #144 “February 27th, 2017″

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

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1. Good

2. Enter

3. Tree

4. Mirabilis ((adj.) wondrous, remarkable, amazing)

5. Different

6. Abandon

7. Plausible

8. Lucida (the brightest star in a constellation)

9. Bald

10. Flaw

11. Apotropaic ((adj.) Intended to ward off evil.)

12. Grow

Use at least 10 of the words to create a story or poem

The words can appear in an alternate form

Use the words in any order that you like.

Tag: Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie and Wordle

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