Author Archive | Kim

I Double Dog Dare You!

My first book was written on a dare. I always loved to write and had completed many short stories and little novelas but nothing really full on until I was double dog dared. About 10 years ago, my best friend dared me to write a book. We were talking about our dreams, whishes and hopes […]

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How to Pick the Best Books

Sorry. There’s no secret formula for book selection. Truth is, we all have our “things” that we look for when we’re picking the best books. Sometimes it’s a suggestion from a friend, other times it’s a review we find online. But for many, it can be a compelling little story by the author that makes […]

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Day Off For Love?

When the Dreidles are put away, the Christmas trees taken down and the Mkekas are set aside, there is little to celebrate until spring. Despite the nationally recognized holidays that occur during the first few months of the calendar year, there’s nothing that opens the heart like the month of December. So, why not break […]

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Writing is Good For You

There’s nothing more enjoyable then writing and being around others who love to write. At conferences, clubs, or workshops with new and seasoned writers, it’s feels inspiring to be around others who love the craft. Just this weekend, I connected over coffee with Jack Monroe, a great writer of political intrigue tales for young readers. He’s going […]

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What Get’s You Squirming?

We all like a good scare from time to time, but I like the kind I can switch off when I want. You know. You’re watching a haunting flick, the scene grows still, the ax is about to drop, and then suddenly…It’s time for popcorn! Just another reason I love books. When I get squirming, […]

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