Meet Leslie Hachtel, author of Once Upon a Tablecloth

Meet Leslie Hachtel, author of Once Upon a Tablecloth

              Recently, I had the privilege to sit down and discuss writing and books with the fabulous Leslie Hachtel. Leslie is the author of multiple books and she is a real-go-getter. When she told me she had a promotion coming up for one of them, I asked to please promote it on my site. Here in all its glory is your intro to the world of Hachtel: Leslie Hachtel was born in Ohio, raised in New York and has been a gypsy most of her adult life.  Her various jobs, including licensed veterinary technician,

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2018 Goal Planning

2018 Goal Planning

Are you planning yet? It’s that time again! New Year’s Goals time! Have you started planning? I love this time of year… …when we all sit down with our shiny new graph pads and make out the list of what we want to accomplish in 2018.   Please feel free to join in this list by leaving your plan in the comments. Last time I wrote about 2017 and what all went wrong with it. Yes, it wasn’t my best writing year. My plan for 2018 This year brings with it a saying hello and a saying goodbye. I have had

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Catching up with my readers and fans

Catching up with my readers and fans

Well, last time you visited, dear readers, you were reading all about my adventures in the woods of Alabama. There has not been a lot of exciting things going on since then to be honest, but I endeavor to enlighten you on what all has transpired however boring. So, October was pretty warm here as weather goes for fall. I didn’t even have to run my air/heat much. Which is always a good thing, but I have a new HVAC unit and wanted to test drive it. Nevertheless, November has come and with it much cooler days and nights. I

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The Journal Of Kim Smith

The Journal Of Kim Smith

Well, I am going to have to start sharing my journal with you soon, friends. I am getting out in the world and trying new things. This week: hiking with my son. Yes, this is a great idea. No, this may not be a good thing for me. Yes, I am invested in this plan. No, I am not sure about what I am doing. Yes, I will keep you posted. Hence, the title of my post today. I write in a journal every day pretty much. Even when I am not posting in here, I am posting in my

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You CAN be a shy writer and succeed

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 their own platform. So, this post is about that sector of the writing world who do not choose to be speakers. Those people who like sitting back and using the social media circles to make friends and influence people. I ain’t mad at ya, as the young folks say. There are the group of social media writers or SMW who like the fact

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