Resurrect the WOOLLY MAMMOTH!!!

Resurrect the WOOLLY MAMMOTH!!!

Resurrect the WOOLLY MAMMOTH!!!

Resurrect them, I say! And how that statement pertains to my writing life πŸ™‚ So, you have likely, by now, heard about the scientists who are trying to bring back the woolly mammoths from extinction. They left our world around 1700 BC although some people have timed it at 10,000 years ago. And they want to bring it back, because, well, why not? We need to resurrect these behemoths to reverse global warming. Or so they say… But–you ask–what has that to do with your writing, Kim Smith? Everything. And nothing. I mean, come on…there are so many dead tropes

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Excerpt from In the Holler

Excerpt from In the Holler

Everyone loves a look inside, an excerpt, right? I intend on soothing that desire today in my blog post. If you are not on the newsletter list, join the Zanies today by clicking the info in the side bar. So, how about an excerpt? I will be reading from the book as a promo over on my YouTube channel next month so if you haven’t checked that out, go here: WRITER GROUPIE ON YOUTUBE – I am striving to get 100 subscribers so that YT will put the name of the channel in the URL. If you would like to

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In the Holler blurb!

In the Holler blurb!

Y’all, I am so excited! In the Holler, the first book in the Mt. Moriah series is almost ready to publish. I cannot believe how long it has been since I pushed publish on a book. I have worked so hard this year on this series that it is like publishing my very first book ALL OVER AGAIN. In the Holler was so much fun to write, and it taught me new writing tools also. I am hoping you will enjoy reading it as much as I have writing it. If you like romance with a side of women’s fiction,

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7 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Write

7 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Write

Let’s motivate ourselves to write.Ever had lackluster ideas and even more lackluster writing days? Who hasn’t? But it doesn’t have to be that way…especially for new writers. 7 ways to motivate yourself to write Whatever you set your mind to do, you will achieve if you want it badly enough. (I have talked about ways for creatives to get things done in this blog post here) are 7 ways to get yourself motivated to sit down and get β€˜er done. Let’s get motivated! Choose what you want to write First, make a list of what you want to accomplish with

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Mid-Year Goals for 2019

How are you doing on your goals this year? If you are like myself, you haven’t really even touched them yet. But we will, right? Right. Not without help we won’t, you can bet. I mean, did you set a goal to accomplish anything this year? I set one goal about oh, five years ago, and I just reached it this year. Yes, I really have lost 22.2 lbs. But that goal isn’t the only one I want to make. I want to FINISH THIS NEXT BOOK! Because it has been THREE years since I published anything. That’s ridiculous! So,

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