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-Kim Smith, author · 1d ago

Summer is here: Let’s pick out a book

It’s the first day of summer and you know what that means. DISCLAIMER: READING! It’s the summer reading season. So wanna know my opinion on some things? Well, you are about to get it, so if ...
-Kim Smith, author · 5d ago

Vacations: don’t forget the others

Summer is here and everyone is traveling. At least, that is how it feels to me. Yes, this is a whiny, self-indulgent post about my life and how it is not turning out quite as I had so strang...
-Kim Smith, author · 1W ago

You CAN be a shy writer and succeed

This is the follow up to my last post about how to boost sales and get readers which you can read here. When you mention a certain demographic, you really should give them a chance to have t...
-Kim Smith, author · 2W ago

Boost your book sales, get readers

We are writers. We have talent. And of that talent, there are many facets. One such facet of our talents, when honed to a fine point, will give you a significant edge that will result in bet...
-Kim Smith, author · 2W ago

How being a pet mom taught me to write better

I have been a pet mom for all of my life, I think. My first dog was a collie. I had him back when I was in middle school. I have downsized in dogs since then. I recently caught myself scoldi...
-Kim Smith, author · 3W ago

Creating art and its fluidity

Art creation can take many forms. For instance, I know  an artist who is also a gifted actor. Many literary people have started out being visual artists first, and most still are. But writin...
-Kim Smith, author · 1M ago

Dreams of glory and why you can have it

Everyone you meet seems to be following their dreams and “doing” something that “fulfills” them. Many are writing their memoirs, or a novel, or a book of poems. Dreams of being an artist, a ...
-Kim Smith, author · 1M ago

Mini-con wrapup

The MINI-CON was a HIT! Good morning, friends! Today is the day after the mini-con that my mastermind group, Desoto Writers Alliance, put on at the library. It was SO MUCH FUN! If you were a...
-Kim Smith, author · 1M ago

Catching up

Good day, friends! Have you been following the short story here on KimSmithAuthor.com? It’s called The Whiteboard, and we are nearing the end. If you are new to the blog, or new to the short...
-Kim Smith, author · 2M ago

Madness : The Whiteboard, Part Twelve

The Whiteboard part eleven can be found HERE Welcome friends and fans! I am about to dump part twelve down here, but first, I found several typos in part eleven. I fixed them (what I saw) an...