People of the Scattered Lands and Continents,
My name is Douglas W. T. Smith. I live on the Mid-North Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
I have traveled far and wide; resided in towns far from my birthplace. I have a Bachelor of Arts – Creative Writing, Sociology, and English Literature.
Fantasy is where my passion lays.
I created this blog to build an online audience for my creative writing.
I am a self-published author. In 2021, I published, Shadow of the Wicked, which ranked in Amazon Top 5 List in Dark Fantasy and Sword and Sorcery eBooks in 2021. Hailing from Australia, the driest of any continent on earth other than Antarctica, I am one of the CORE authors for Of Metal and Magic Publishing with a debut core novel, ‘To Wield the Stars’, due in 2022.
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Between writing and reading fantasy stories, I like to embark on adventures in nature with my wife, son, and beloved dog. If you want to get exclusive stories and content, or know when my next book will come out, visit his patreon.com/douglaswtsmith and sign up.
If you have any questions, enquiries, you want to discuss ideas and drafting; or you want a writing buddy, please contact me here.
Hopefully, you enjoy this journey as much as I do.
Douglas W. T. Smith.
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Gidday love that you graduated and write.
Where did you study?
I am studying writing.
Always good to see other people studying Creative Writing. I did it at the University of Wollongong. Where are you studying?
Hi Douglas, I aspire to being a writer and am enjoying the journey! I haven’t taken any courses or studies in writing but I have read a lot, and probably learned a lot from it. I created an author blog for myself this year, partly to ‘get my books out there’, but just as much to share writing thoughts and experiences. I look forward to following you! 🙂
My author blog if you’d like to have a look: https://judethompsonbooks.wordpress.com/
Hi Jude, that’s really good to hear! Reading alot is still an enormous part of the writing process. I will give your blog a follow now and I looked forward to reading your thoughts and seeing your progress on becoming an author 🙂 all the best and keep in touch.
Douglas W.T. Smith
Thanks Douglas, and thanks also for the follow. I’ll look forward to your posts here. I also do a lot of nature photography and use bits of it for illustrations. 🙂
Looking forward to reading your work.
Thank you 🙂 I am starting an online novel, releasing excerpts weekly. It’s called ‘The Burimen Brothers’.
Hopefully you enjoy that! 🙂
That’s the thikning of a creative mind
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Thank you for following me. I was going to say our writing genres seem to differ quite a bit but then I thought, hey, poetry could be fantasy and vice versa. So, here’s to both our journeys! 🙂
They are different but I still write a lot of poetry, it makes me think a certain moment and expand on that in a literal way.
It’s all still a form of creative writing at the end of the day too 😃
Here’s to both of our journeys! ✌️
Hey! Thank you for the like and the follow! I’m a creative writer too (and, as you might guess from the post, I write mostly fantasy, though I’ve been branching out into poetry that isn’t explicitly speculative); I wish you the best 🙂
Hello! Thank you as well, I believe poetry and fantasy intertwine at different stages, depending on the protagonist 😃
Good luck to you too, and I’ll see you out there on the battlefield of publication ✌️😃
Thanks for the like.
Hi Douglas, many thanks for the follow on our Bikers’ Guide to the Dordogne’ 🙂 We don’t update it that much, it’s really just to offer a free tour-guide service to any visiting bikers!
That’s okay Jude! 😃
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It is a pleasure to make your acquaintance. I’m glad you found my little corner of the world, here in South Carolina. Welcome to the fence jumpers and thanks for following my blog. @sheilamgood at Cow Pasture Chronicles
Thank you for commenting on my post and taking the time to look at my blog.
All the best 😊
And to you!
Thank you so much for following! Can’t wait to see all you have coming!
Thank you! Same to you too ✌️😃
Thanks so much for following The Write Edge! I hope you find it interesting and informative. All the best to you on your writing journey. Have a wonderful day!
Thank you so much for the return follow. I hope you enjoy my journey as much as I enjoy yours.
All the best.
D. W. T. Smith
Thank you so much for finding my blog, liking a few posts and following me. I look forward to getting to know you
That’s okay 🙂
Thank you for accepting and for following my journey. I look forward to seeing how yours unfolds as well.
Douglas W. T. Smith
Thank you so mch for following. I am really glad you stopped by and commented on my post so I could discover your blog too. Excited to read your stuff! Take care!
It’s my pleasure. I’m excited to read your content as well. Take care we’ll comment again soon 😃
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