Author Blogs and News

Blog updates from Ink Smith Authors including Julie Flanders, Kelly Lynne, and more...

RSS A.C Billedeaux

  • Update Your Avatar on October 12, 2017
    Manage, upload, and edit your profile photo at
  • A New Media Picker for the iOS WordPress App October 9, 2017
    Sometimes it’s the extra touches that make all the difference; on your website, that’s the photos and video that give your content life. You asked for streamlined access to your media library and the camera and photos on your device, to make uploading and inserting photos and videos easier. We …
  • New Theme: Radcliffe 2 September 27, 2017
    Introducing a business-focused twist on a classic WordPress theme.

RSS Kelly Lynne’s Blog

  • The writing life... March 4, 2014
    Starts, stops, lulls, creative sparks, flashes of brilliance, rewrites, doubts, re-dedication and determination, and ultimately writing is happening! Book two is in the works, though painfully slower than I'd hoped...but still faster than book one! Loving the continued support of friends, family, readers, and peers!I have decided to finish writing the complete series and then […]
  • Google me this, Batman? January 3, 2014
    Why are there more than a couple of words in the English language to describe a quantity of "2 or more?"  Aside from the obvious word "two" which can only ever be a quantity of 2, you would think there existed  one more word that could be substituted to specify a quantity of two, and […]
  • I LOVE Barnes & Noble Bookstores December 5, 2013
    I was fortunate enough to be a part of the booksellers "Discovery Friday" event on November 22nd, 2013. I spent the day at the Barnes & Noble in Morrow, GA, where I grew up, and was able to promote and sign books most of the day.  Amy Allen, the CRM at that location, was extremely […]

RSS Julie Flanders

  • IWSG: NaNoWriMo & the WEP Encouragement Award
    Hello and Happy November!!  Today is the day for the monthly meeting of The Insecure Writer's Support Group, founded by our Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh. To view list members and this month's co-hosts, visit the IWSG page here.Each month the IWSG team asks a question for participants to answer if desired. This month's question is: Win or not, […]
    Julie Flanders
  • Write...Edit...Publish: Dark Places
    The ApartmentAlthough only ten years old, Pierre had known for a long time that he was different. For as long as he could remember, he’d heard things others didn’t seem to hear. Voices, screams, laughter. Cries of pain. When he entered a new place, he could hear those who had been there before him. He […]
    Julie Flanders
  • A Visit from Nick Wilford!
    Hello, all! I hope September has been a good month for everyone. I can't say it has been productive for me as my writing has been nearly nonexistent but I guess I still have a few days left to change that. And, there's always October. 😊I'm excited to be hosting Nick Wilford today as part […]
    Julie Flanders

RSS John R. McCormick’s Blog

  • Dance & Text November 25, 2015
    In preparing students in the K-12 Dance Education program here at UTM (University of Tennessee Martin) I love exploring with them other ways of reaching students in the class. One way is the use of poetry or some form of writing. By applying their knowledge of either dance techniques or use of choreography with the […]
  • Tea & Writing 2 July 10, 2015
    Well this morning I am drinking my Indian Spice tea. And again my tastes begin to translate the story in my head. So from the last blog entry I gave you all a snippet from my new story it continues like this: “Clara! Are you home? It’s Akiko” Akiko was now my guardian. My mother […]
  • Stream of consciousness July 9, 2015
    Stream of Consciousness created after my father’s passing— when creating this I also thought of my time as a choreographer and what happens to the brain during the creative process– for me so much goes on and I wanted to do something that brought a sense of mystery and whimsy. when writing this new story […]

RSS Terence Kuch

  • “Our Evil Twin” / Memorable Fancies #2030 November 20, 2017
    [“… indistinguishable from human, the simulacra function as our evil twin.” – Victoria Nelson] If they’re truly indistinguishable, then we must be evil, too. Filed under: -
  • “Buying the Farm” / Memorable Fancies #2029 November 19, 2017
    We dig into the earth – at first a new inches, with hands and hoes, and then deeper, with our machines. The earth gods are unhappy. They stir. They meet and plan – what to do about this latest, most worrisome intrusion of those nuisance creatures – the ones so irresponsibly created by the sky […]
  • “Friend, Me!” / Memorable Fancies #2028 November 18, 2017
    [“Since antiquity, philosophers have asked if an individual could be his own friend or have with himself a relation of friendship.” – Vincent Descombes] But now, Friends, with Facebook,… Filed under: -