Grab Your FREE Chapter Preview of Syphons A Novel – (Synopsis)

A free chapter preview of Syphons is available by clicking here! Here’s my new synopsis for the back cover of my novel, Syphons. A hot new sci-fi available on May 3rd, 2019. (Just in time for “May The 4th Be With You”.) Here’s the synopsis again for your reading pleasure: Curvy, Fierce AND A Total…

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New Cover Design for Debut Sci-Fi Novel, Syphons is Here! (Yay!!)

It’s here. Are you ready?

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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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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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***Win a $20 Starbucks Gift Card & Get the First Chapter of My New Novel, Syphons

Many will enter. ONLY ONE will win!

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Write What You Know About Romance Even While Single & #ForeverAlone

Write what you know. For some odd reason, while working on revisions of my current WIP, Syphons, a sci-fi/new adult novel, I started thinking about the write-what-you-know motto. In my novel, I wanted to create a revamped love story between a plus-size African-American woman who awakens with rare abilities due to her hybrid alien heritage,…

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**Exclusive** Get the First Chapter of the New Adult/Sci-Fi Novel — Syphons

Hiya Literary Fans,  I’ve been working hard on getting my novel ready for distribution by Spring 2019.  I’m busy and about to get busier! Here’s what I’ve been up-to so far:  Revising my 100th (at least it feels like 100th) draft for editorial review. Seeking out beta readers and book reviewers, if you’re interested in…

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Writing Science-Fiction for Beginners (Part 1)

So, you want to write science-fiction? Well, good for you. But, seriously, do you want to write in a genre that is saturated with novels, and that has been around since the beginning of storytelling? (i.e. Ancient Greek Myths). I mean, why even write genre fiction. Wouldn’t it be more admirable to write a memoir…

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***New Adult/Science-Fiction – Working Title: Syphons****

Genre: New Adult/Sci-Fi Release Date: TBD *** Click Here to Sign Up for Updates *** Synopsis: Solstice Bellatrix, an ordinary, curvaceous, twenty-something was already killed once. She’s not cool with almost being killed again.  A chance encounter at a nightclub with a violent being covered in multiple appendages leads her into the home of a handsome stranger. …

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5 Great Reasons Why You Need to Read Science Fiction

When you pick up a sci-fi novel or short story there are certain things as a reader you’d expect out of the piece. Whether the work consists of alien invasions, dystopian, shifters, or colonizers on a new planet, you want the piece to ultimately make you think what if at the end of the story. Do you…

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