And another holiday special for you!!!

And another holiday special for you!!!

And another holiday special for you!!!

….tomorrow, An Unexpected Performance will be on FREE DOWNLOAD!!!! Here is the blurb: CJ and Josh land leading roles in their school play, and decide they want to win their teacher’s drama award. The only way to do that would be to have the performance of a lifetime. When they stumble across a hidden theatrical mirror, they unwillingly become its victims. Now it will take all their acting skills to survive a journey into a past era. An Unexpected Performance…can they act their way out of it? Click here for more details–On Amazon for Kindle, and in print.

Continue Reading

One Time: The Adventures Of Sarah Episode Seven

One Time: The Adventures Of Sarah Episode Seven

Welcome to the Writer Groupie podcast. I’m Kim Smith the writing guru bringing you discussions, insights, and insider details on how to plan, produce, promote and profit as a writer. Episode 7 You can find out more info about Writer Groupie at http://www.kimsmithauthor.com Welcome to the Writer Groupie Podcast. [powerpress]http://www.kimsmithauthor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/One-Time-The-Adventures-Of-Sarah-Episode-Seven.m4a[/powerpress] If you would like more information about the show go to http://www.kimsmithauthor.com

Continue Reading

Chapter Books: What are they? Who’s writing them?

Chapter books have been a mainstay of juvenile fiction since time immemorial, although it might not have had an official name. From what I have uncovered in my research, chapter books are those books that are for readers from about 6 to 12 and have chapter breaks to allow for a reader to stop reading until their attention span can catch up. I remember the first chapter books I have had the privilege to meet were read to me by my teacher in class as a reading exercise. That was the best time of my young life. I absolutely adored

Continue Reading

Romance: Who Writes This Stuff Anyway?

Well, for starters, romance is something that everyone writes these days. Yes, even me, and yes, every genre. Now I am not talking about the whole notion of romance, but every book has a relationship in it that denotes love. Want me to prove it? Name a popular book. Does it have even a hint of a love story? Then there is your answer. Secondly, think of the classics of fantasy, is there a love story? ah-ha! Romance is what EVERYONE is writing about! I wasn’t convinced either, until I really tried to come up with titles to books that

Continue Reading

One Time: The Adventures Of Sarah Episode Three

One Time: The Adventures Of Sarah Episode Three

Welcome to the Writer Groupie podcast. I’m Kim Smith the writing guru bringing you discussions, insights, and insider details on how to plan, produce, promote and profit as a writer. You can find out more info about Writer Groupie at http://www.kimsmithauthor.com Welcome to the Writer Groupie Podcast. [powerpress]http://www.kimsmithauthor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/One-Time-The-Adventures-Of-Sarah-Episode-Three.m4a[/powerpress] If you would like more information about the show go to http://www.kimsmithauthor.com

Continue Reading

Subscribe to the Zanies & get a FREE SHORT STORY! See the sidebar to sign up!
+