Tag Archive | Writing

Inadequacy and Gratefulness As We Head Into the New Year

  Sometimes reading other writers’ blogs makes me feel inadequate. I see how much they get done; that they follow 50+ blogs, actively leaving messages, befriending folks, etc., while at the same time posting several times a week themselves, all the while working on a novel (or three), and perhaps working full-time and/or raising a […]

Frustration, Forgiveness, and Possibly False Accusations

Okay, I have to just do this. For my sanity. To get the remainder of my day back on track. And I promise to recant if I should ever find my accusation is false. I woke up this morning with great intentions. After a cleaning frenzy over the weekend and finishing up working through college […]

CYBER MONDAY FREEBIE

Just a short little promotional post today. I didn’t get this out ahead of time, because it’s my first time trying it and I wasn’t sure how, or if, it would work… Anyway, the listing seems to have gone through, so here goes: CYBER MONDAY FREEBIE!!!!  If you haven’t tried Book 1 (Treasure) in the […]

Originally posted on Anakalian Whims:
Well, it felt like a long time, because I was so anxious for it.  In reality, Smith is quite the efficient authoress. Title: Seed Savers Volume 2 “Lily” Author: S. Smith I read the first installment of Seed Savers early this last summer. I loved it. I was so excited…

Seed Savers Book 2 Update

I am happy to announce that Seed Savers, book 2, Lily is on its way! It will be available soon both in paperback and kindle versions. In Lily, we find out what really happened to Ana and what Lily does after she discovers Clare and Dante have left town. GRIM becomes more personal, and Lily […]

Proposition 37, Carrots, and Audience

Recently, I received a note  from a friend  in California who had just finished reading Seed Savers. I was glad to learn she enjoyed the book, and, I’ll admit, somewhat surprised when she continued, saying, “There is a proposition on the CA ballot regarding genetically modified foods. Supporting information speaks of Monsanto’s control of seeds. […]

Guilty

It’s been almost a month since my last post.  And I’m feeling guilty. And I’m not sure how I feel about feeling guilty.  Should I care? Does anybody care? I could tell you my reasons for the abrupt hiatus of the past few weeks: My husband’s sudden and unexpected quadruple by-pass heart surgery; working on […]