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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To podcast or not to podcast that is the question

To podcast or not to podcast that is the question

Do you listen to podcasts? I hear that our world is getting busier and busier and people have less and less time to sit down and actually relish a written book (or anything else!) – does that sound like you? Well, me too. I enjoy podcasts as I sit at my desk and work because I can do more than just work. I can listen to a story or instruction. There are a few points I can make about podcasting for the podcaster however. Most of them are positive. They are portable and timely Podcasts can be downloaded by the

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Amazon/Hachette Debacle

The Amazon/Hachette debacle goes on … and it seems everyone has an opinion. Some are on the side of Amazon, and say they are for the indie author. Others are on the side of Hachette and say that their stance protects the rights of legacy published authors. TheCreativePenn / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Well, let’s face it folks, it all comes back to that unholy dollar . Both sides want theirs, and they are going to fight to the death until someone is victor in all this. The problem may well be, however, that

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I got nothing. But this guy does!

I got nothing. But this guy does!

I am in Christmas mode over here and writing and posting are taking a back seat…but I did find this on a search on Amazon then digging into the author’s site…wow. He has an awesome book trailer! if this doesn’t make you want to read the book NOTHING WILL! The author is Ransom Riggs and the book is Mrs. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Check it out!!

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That’s me in the corner

Today, I got an important email. I’ve just come out from a recent promotion, and for the first few days afterwards, I track to see how well it did. While I was at it, I added up all the copies I’ve sold/given away. Just through Kindle, without including my paperback, I’ve gotten my work into the hands of several hundred people. I literally have no idea how to translate that into the email I received. I am getting a royalty check from Amazon for my book. REAL MONEY. It’s not a lot, but it is a START. This is beginning

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