Zack and Mack


We live in the idyllic countryside near Maytown. Not far from where we grew up with Constance and her family. These days we are taking it easy basking and feasting on fish, worms and occasional green things. When our turtle friends stop by we sit around and swap stories of the old days. We still write and partake in an adventure or two which we suppose will be fodder for future books for humans.

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Basking, mostly. We like to bask and sort of float around in the warm waters of our tank. Our owners will take us out for walks out on the property and that is pretty stimulating. Perhaps that is where we learned to race. We would high-tail it toward the shady areas to hide from any potential danger. Our owners will stand guard to make certain that any hawks, or coyotes don't intrude.

We spend most of the day thinking thoughts, concentrating on the great problems of the day. Some of these thoughts will eventually end up in our stories and books, others we just share amongst ourselves, or our owners.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Our owners do not let us have any electronic equipment in our tank.
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Where to find Zack and Mack online


The Smile Thief: A Story For All Turtles
Series: The Smile Adventures. You set the price! Words: 87,430. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
While The Smile Ambassadors was a novel suitable for all humans, The Smile Thief is a story for all turtles. The story twists and turns as it delves into the struggle of the bale as they make their way through the forbidden wilds. Zack and Mack's second instalment leaves the reader gasping for more as this apologue fits neatly in the center of this trilogy.
The Smile Ambassadors
Series: The Smile Adventures. You set the price! Words: 94,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Adventure » Action
How does a runaway turtle become a Smile Ambassador to the world? Why do humans experience a felicific beatitude upon seeing this unique creature. What is it about a little girl and her pet turtle that has stadium sized crowds flocking to see them? Based upon the extrospections of Zack and Mack, a real, live, two-headed turtle currently living in the Northern Hemisphere.

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