Daniel A Smith


Daniel A. Smith is currently working on the second novel of his “Nine-Rivers Valley” series set in the 16th and 17th centuries a little-known but important period of America’s earliest history. Daniel has traveled across all 48 continental states and five provinces of Canada as a sound engineer, working behind the scenes to entertain, inform, and observe all manner of audiences, but he prefers to live, roam, and write in Arkansas with his life-long friend and wife.

Smith began his artistic career, providing sound engineering and design services for all types of events from outdoor music festivals, concerts, and political rallies to lectures. A parcel list of celebrities Smith worked with includes numerous dignitaries such as Presidents: Ronald Reagan, George H. Bush, William Jefferson Clinton, and George W. Bush, also Bob Hope, Colin Powell, Paul Harvey, Martha Stewart, and Dr. Ruth, and wide variety of entertainers, including, Kris Kristofferson, Alice Cooper, Dolly Parton, Steve Martin, Allman Brothers Band, Jimmy Buffet, Barbara Mandrell, Ray Charles, Rebra McEntire, Dizzy Gillespie, Iron Butterfly, Dave Brubeck Quartet and Willie Nelson.

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The Great Turtle and the White Bird
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
The Great Turtle and the White Bird is an uplifting short story for readers of all ages.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,370. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Spanish arrived in 1541, a century later, Manaha fights to keep the story of her decimated homeland alive. "It's a novel that's surprisingly succinct for its subject, rich in its detail, and highly recommended for historical fiction readers who want more than a casual pursuit." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer - Midwest Book Review

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