What ever happened to time to reflect?

What ever happened to time to reflect?

What ever happened to time to reflect?

Welcome to hell week! For me anyway. I will be meeting myself coming and going this week – with my job, my business, and my writing life, it is going to be interesting. Have you ever had a week where you really didn’t know how you were going to have economy of time? Yeah, well. That’s me this week. Running running running. I used to be able to do this stuff with one arm tied behind my back, but now? Um. Not so much. Time is valuable more than ever. Unplugged Thursday is looking really good to me right now.

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Event today: Author Rodeo Roundup

Event today: Author Rodeo Roundup

Today is one of my events listed on the events page, the Author Rodeo Roundup, and I am pretty excited about it. I love live events where I get to meet other readers and writers and published authors and such.  There is no better feeling than being in front of a crowd of rapt listeners. If you have been following my blog, you know that I have interviewed a couple of the guests who will be there. I am really excited to be able to meet them as well. Today’s fun will be at the R C Pugh Library on

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Interview with Merle Temple, author of A Ghostly Shade of Pale

Interview with Merle Temple, author of A Ghostly Shade of Pale

Recently, I met with Merle Temple at his book signing in Tupelo MS. He is one of the most captivating people I have had the privilege to speak with, and I am honored to post his interview here on my site. He is a former Author Rodeo Roundup member and we will sorely miss him this year. Thank you, Merle, for allowing me to post your interview and images. MEET MERLE TEMPLE Merle Temple I came of age in the South in the 50s and 60’s, and write about what I know. Living three or four lives in one lifetime

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Writer Groupie Episode 5-Be Who You Are, O Writer

Writer Groupie Episode 5-Be Who You Are, O Writer

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. itsmeritesh / Foter / CC BY-SA 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/Writer-Groupie-Episode-5.m4a[/powerpress] If you would like more information about the show go to http://www.kimsmithauthor.com Show NOTES: Be who you are O writer, O writer! I hear from authors trying to break into the writing industry, and that’s in all forms, traditional, indie, and self publishing. And there is

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How Writers Find Time To Write

When I sat down to write this blog post, the biggest question I asked myself was, how do writers find time to write? Then I had to ask myself, well, how do YOU find time to write? Today’s author is a busy person. There are those of us with full-time jobs, and part-time businesses, and kids and spouses, and parents and pets. Someone else is always tugging on our shirt sleeve saying, “I just need a minute” – but some days, well, we need a minute too. So how does today’s writer find time to write with all the interruptions?

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