Hiking Trip: Part one-Into the Woods

Hiking Trip: Part one-Into the Woods

Hiking Trip: Part one-Into the Woods

Remember how I said this would be a good thing for me? Well, who wouldn’t want to get away “off the grid” for a few days? It totally was a wonderful experience and a chance to spend quality time with my son and his best friend. They have trail names, Rambo and Bucko. I will be happy to just call them, my fellas. They sure did take good care of me.           No matter how prepared we think we are for such a calling as a wilderness experience, we really can’t be. I thought I was

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Is your social media like family?

Is your social media like family?

What makes your life story? Is it your family? Your friends? Your career? I would be certain that it isn’t your social media, right? So, why is it that so many people are spending so much of their life posting to the Internet? What is it about social media that we cannot stay away from? Experts have an opinion. It is said that people (humans) are social creatures and some like social media to keep in touch with other humans. Some say that it is a networking thing. Professionals need it to promote their business. Either way, it’s a tool.

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The Whiteboard – Part Two

The Whiteboard – Part Two

Welcome to the second installment of my ongoing short story, The Whiteboard. Last time we met Anne, a mousy little office worker who found the whiteboard in her office had been utilized mysteriously after she left the office one night. You can read part one here The Whiteboard (part two) by Kim Smith © 2017 As the day progressed, Anne began to think of responses to the saying that had been written on the board. She wrote one of her own on the way out that evening. “Today’s experience was one of such horror, it would make a good movie.” She

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Part one of The Whiteboard

Part one of The Whiteboard

Part one of The Whiteboard So, I just decided to go ahead and have a real post and/or series of posts. You will be thrilled to know that I have been writing 🙂 and you are about to be the lucky recipient of all that goodness. I am working on a short story that is part of a writing prompt.  I hope you enjoy it!  This is part one. THE WHITEBOARD by Kim Smith © 2017 (part one) Anne had been coming into work early for months thanks to the added burden placed upon her already exhausting workload as a clerk.

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Weekly Links: Writer-pa-looza

Weekly Links: Writer-pa-looza

Weekly Links This week is a holiday week, and I am very busy with family and food. That is a very nice change for me from the daily doldrums. I hope you have a lovely Thanksgiving and remember to spend time sitting in nature, meditating on your blessings this week. I chose from a variety of sites this week, and tried to include everything I thought might be applicable to a writer of all stages.  From a Twitter friend, @RicardoFayet here is a link : Writing in Third Person vs Omniscient vs- third person limited https://blog.reedsy.com/third-person-omniscient-vs-limited and thanks so much Ricardo

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