How’s Writing Without a Day Job?

Hiya Literary Fans, I waited a few weeks before creating this blog post because I recently lost my day job and didn’t want negativity from that aspect of the experience to effect my writing. I will admit that while I am beyond ecstatic to have this extra time to create blog posts, work on my…

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Rantings from a Spitfire of a Teen Writer – Snippet

Hiya Literary Fans, I’ve been posting infrequently recently due to WIPs and venturing out to other sites in order to create content. Currently, I’m returning to SheWrites.com. While getting reacquainted with the website, I discovered my only blog article I posted back in 2012, when I was 17 or 18. All I can say is…,…

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Should You Write: Every. Single. Day?

Did you ever step back and look at your collection of work or review your followers and email subscribers and say, “Well, guess I need to create another blog post otherwise I will remain obscure on the internet for the rest of my life.” Yup, me too. And, sometimes you end up getting into a…

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Wayward Things Almost All Aspiring Writers Have Tried to Get Away With

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably had moments as a writer when you’ve asked yourself “why did I just do that!?” With any creative medium, some of the best mistakes can transform into a masterpiece (at least if it doesn’t turn into a total flop). The following list will provide some insight into a…

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5 Struggles All Self-Published Authors Face & How to Overcome Them

You’re a writer who’s ready to be taken, seriously. Setbacks are common, whether in the form of an MS rejection or a lack of “likes” for a blog post that didn’t go viral. It’s easy to be discouraged when a lifelong dream and journey such as writing has a few bumps on the way. The…

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***Pre-Order on Amazon*** Debut Sci-fi – Syphons, A Novel is Only $2.99 for a Limited Time Only & a Giveaway!

Hiya Literary Fans, Happy Superbowl Sunday! I know you’re ready to hunker down and dig into some nachos and the half-time show, but I just wanted to let you know that I have some awesome news! Today, my debut novel, a hard-to-put-down sci-fi novel; Syphons, A Novel is available for pre-order at Amazon NOW! On a side…

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A Brief Update on D. A. Smith Writes Blog

Hiya Literary Fans, It’s been forever since I’ve created work that isn’t related to a giveaway or one of my novels, here. I miss posting some good ole’ blog posts. Anyway, here’s a quick update, I feel like a busy bee down here in Florida. Y’all up in the cold states, I hope you aren’t…

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Syphons, A Novel Gift Card Giveaway

Syphons, A Novel is my debut science fiction, new adult novel, which is set to be released on May 3rd, 2019 (pre-order date is on February 3rd, 2019). In honor of the release of my novel (synopsis here), I am holding a giveaway for you literary fans out there! If you love science-fiction. Enjoy diverse…

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***LAST DAY – Starbucks & SYPHONS Giveaway (Contest Ended)

Here we are. Final day. Interested in joining my newsletter in order to enter a drawing for ONE Starbucks Gift Card? Want to know what my novel SYPHONS is all about, synopsis here. Drawing will take place on Friday, January 11th, 2019. Many will enter only ONE will win! By the way, big news will…

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***Last 2 Days – Starbucks & SYPHONS Giveaway (Contest Ended)

Hiya literary fans, There’s 2 days left. So far there is a 1 in 15 chance of winning the gift card. Instructions below: Many will enter ONE will win. Friday is the big day! Thanks for reading!

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Day 3: Starbucks Gift Card & SYPHONS Giveaway (Contest Ended)

Hiya Literary Fans, If you love sci-fi. Enjoy Starbucks Coffee. Then, this post is for you! I’ve just completed my first debut novel, Syphons. Here’s more info about my book. This week, I’m giving away the first chapter of the book absolutely free. Now, onto the good stuff: with a free copy of the first…

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