Part six of The Whiteboard

Part six of The Whiteboard

Part six of The Whiteboard

You can find part five of The Whiteboard here http://wp.me/p3VxaG-1QS So, here is the sixth part or installment of our strange tale. The Whiteboard is about a woman whose dry erase board at her job suddenly starts issuing someone’s opinion and becomes the object of their interest with her as the recipient.  Today we find out what happens next. ©The Whiteboard Part Six by Kim Smith The writer didn’t put out new whiteboard writing at all on Thursday. By the time Anne got ready to leave work, she had convinced herself it was just a silly office game someone was playing

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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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How to write a novel outline

How to write a novel outline

How does a pantser write using an outline? Well, I am so glad you asked. I am about to drop that info on you right now. Here is another post about outlines from earlier this year – I have said a few things about them before now. First of all, before all else, decide what sort of story you want to write. Is it fiction? Is it a mystery? Romance? Other? Then once that is done, you are ready to sit down for a little real work. So, I find that writing books goes a lot farther when we start

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Creatives get busy: create an ebook!

Creatives get busy: create an ebook!

Create something today and quit worrying about it As of 2014, the population of the United States was 318.9 million. Well, I know it’s gone up and down since then but for illustration purposes, we are going to say there are at least 319 million people in JUST the US right now. That’s a lot of people. And every time my sales slump on my books, I remember that I might have touched a few thousand of that big number. So, there are still a lot of people out there who have never heard of me, or my books. If

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Outline: The Best Writing Tip

Outline: The Best Writing Tip

Outlines are either loved or…not. What is the most beneficial thing you can do to get the writing flowing toward a completed ebook? Write an outline! It may seem obvious if you are a natural plotter/outliner/well-organized person, but most people about to embark on this journey ask how they should get started.  I am a pantser, meaning, I write from by the seat of my pants, no outline. This is what a lot of you say you do.We all have an urge to dive right into writing, but all too often after the first few pages – we get stuck.

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