Author Blogs and News

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

RSS A.C Billedeaux

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

  • A visit from Jacqui Murray!
    Today I'm participating in the blog hop to celebrate the launch of a great new release from Jacqui Murray, Born in a Treacherous Time. This is the first book in Jacqui's Man vs. Nature series.Series LogoJacqui gave her tour hosts the opportunity to participate in a Q&A about her book, its genre, and its characters. […]
    Julie Flanders
  • IWSG: A Killing in Kennecott & Some Very Messy Medieval Magic
    Hello, friends! Today is the June meeting of The Insecure Writer's Support Group. The group was founded by our Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh. To view list members and this month's co-hosts, visit the IWSG page here.I'm feeling great today as it's the first time in a long time I've actually been excited about writing and blogging. I […]
    Julie Flanders
  • Dog Rescue with Guilie Castillo!
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; min-height: 15.0px} Hello, friends! I'm on a bit of a blog break but am popping in to share a dog rescue story from Guilie Castillo as part of the blog tour for her […]
    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

  • ” ‘But again,…’ ” / Memorable Fancies #2224 June 23, 2018
    When you ask her what the hell she meant by that, all she does is hold a finger to her lips. Angrily, you tell her several things she might have meant by that. But again, a finger…
  • Brief Lives of Famous Men #2: Roger Scaggs June 22, 2018
    Some years ago, I was transferred to the Austin office as a VP and Board member of a firm we had recently acquired a half-interest in. One of the execs I’d be working with was Roger Scaggs. Everybody loved Roger, although he’d been acting strangely the past few months, I was told. Inappropriately informal attire […]
  • “A Whole Lot of Nothing” / Memorable Fancies #2222 June 21, 2018
    [“Nothing exists just as much as Something” – Democritus, 4th Century BC/BCE] Therefore, if there were no Nothing, everything would be Something … or Something like that … >> below: a tense one-act play available from the publisher,