Derrick Smith


Thirty-Two years old and recently married to my beautiful wife Tiana. I was born in California and recently moved to Dallas, Texas. I have always had a passion for new creative art in all forms. An avid gamer and a former college football player. My passion to design worlds for people to interact with and discover new mysteries in original concepts lead me to become an owner of a small startup video game company called First Eye INC. It was in 2008 where I taught myself how to develop video games.

Soon through networking and ambition, I was introduced to amazing knowledgeable industry professionals that guided my first game title Aries all the way to Los Angeles to present to the Sony Online and Qualcomm development team at the E3 convention in 2012 & 2013. Events recently put my focus on a particular new science-fictional concept that provided an immersive experience for the viewer. I have been working on this new Series called Wrath since 2015. With the help of several artist and editors remotely, I finally have finished my first short story series called Wrath "Rise of the Fallen.

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Most of my time is spent working for a US Navy SEAL company called OP2 Labs. A company that specializes in liquid collagen protein called FrogFuel & ProT Gold.

When I am not working I love to fish. I force myself to hit the gym at least 4 times a week. I love to watch movies and play basketball, football, and tennis. Yea, I know I said tennis. Many are surprised because I am a big guy but I love it.

And if I am not doing all of the above I am always thinking about creating new content. I think everyone has a creative mind and I feel creating is like my meditation.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
To be honest, I never really got into the Ebook scene. I did appreciate many audio books while I was on the road for work. However, I always wanted to start finding some fun adventurist, action pack books I could start reading. I think I like the audio books to get a better understanding of what is going on. I always struggled with reading comprehension, but I never let that stop me. You get better with practice. So I would tell all to keep reading but find the right option for you to have fun with reading.
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Where to find Derrick Smith online


Wrath "Rise of the Fallen"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Wrath "Rise of the Fallen," is a thrilling dark fantasy short story. Prepare yourself to be immersed in a fantastical and exciting journey that combines war, fantasy, paranormal and Greek mythology, which will enthrall a wide variety of readers. As war looms in the horizon and ancient deities must decide what their next move is, you will find yourself within an adventure you will not forget!

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