Dreams of glory and why you can have it

Dreams of glory and why you can have it

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 musician or writer abound! It’s wonderful, really. I mean, it was that very chase to something to make me feel fullfilled that lead to my first book. I sure wouldn’t fault anyone for doing such a thing. But there are many out there who are afraid of stepping out of their comfort zone. They are afraid to succeed many times, I think. And even more fear

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Indies – GO READ! I hope this will be a great blog post. It’s all about summer reading. I recently found a blog that talked about how important it is for the indie author to read other indie authors. Well, that seems like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? But really, I find fewer indie writers taking the time to read ANY books but especially their indie counterparts. We, as writers, need to put our money where our mouths are. More specifically, find an indie book to love. Find it, read it, love it and then spread that love. Become your own

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Mini-con wrapup

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 part of this event, thank you from the bottom of my heart for attending. It was the first of our efforts to bring together writers, aspiring and otherwise. We had members of some local author groups in the crowd and it was so wonderful to see writer buddies that we don’t get to see (aside from online) very often. Many of you came up

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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 story, you can find part one and begin your journey below. Part one of The Whiteboard EVENTS: By the way, I will be at the Southaven Library in Southaven Mississippi participating in my very first WORKSHOP! It’s an all-day mini-con for aspiring authors. Registration is closed now, but we will definitely be doing this again. Maybe next time it will be more focused on the

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Madness : The Whiteboard, Part Twelve

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) and wondered why you guys didn’t blast me about them. Don’t ever fear telling me I made mistakes. I sometimes write this blog very early in the morning and yes, my brain is not awake yet. So, let me know when you find issues. Okay, so here ya go…and yes, there is an END to this — MADNESS! The Whiteboard, part 12 © by

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