Rip Van Winkle Pumpkin

I’m Giving You My New Novel for FREE

After years of working on several different versions of my novel, and after six months of GRUELING work (seriously, this was the most challenging creative endeavor of my life) it's published! And I'm giving the Kindle Edition away for FREE on December 15 and 16 (today and tomorrow). I'm doing this for two reasons: #1 … Continue reading I’m Giving You My New Novel for FREE

A raven illustrated by Howard Lyon.

A Sneak Peak at My New Book!

Last week, I announced that I am finally publishing my first fiction novel on October 7th of this year. Today, I'm going to give you a sneak peak at some of the cover art (created by the exceptionally talented Howard Lyon), followed by some additional information about the book. Now, given the expression on this raven's face, you might … Continue reading A Sneak Peak at My New Book!

This is a picture of me holding a framed copy of the cover of my book. I know it says that I'm not supposed to open it but I already know what it looks like! Also, that tree behind me can be found on one of my favorite walks. I go on walks for inspiration—you should too! :)


You may have noticed that I haven't blogged much the past couple of months. I've put a lot of things on hold to chase a dream I've had for twenty years. Only now I'm done chasing it—it's on the brink of coming true! On October 7th, I will publish my first fiction novel. I've been working on … Continue reading BIG ANNOUNCEMENT – October 7!

A Literal Interview Jason F. Wright

VIDEO – A Literal Interview with Author Jason F. Wright

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview Jason F. Wright, the New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Jars and The Wednesday Letters. In this interview video, he shares some of his experiences and insight into writing. Before you get intimidated by the length of the video, I want you to know that … Continue reading VIDEO – A Literal Interview with Author Jason F. Wright

Drowning Save

You, Unstuck – My NEW eBook!

After nearly two months of complete radio silence, I am happy to announce my triumphant return—and I come bearing gifts!! First of all, why the silence? Well, my wife and I had to work through a couple of heavy things and it took up a lot of our time and energy. (Don't worry, we are fine—no … Continue reading You, Unstuck – My NEW eBook!

Fighting Depression Video Mormon Messages

Depression—A Battle Too Big to Fight Alone

A few months ago, my brother and I were asked to take part in a Mormon Message about suicide prevention. I hope that it is helpful to you. If someone you know is struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts, please continue to place your arm of love around them. Believe me, a seemingly small and simple act of love can … Continue reading Depression—A Battle Too Big to Fight Alone

Ask Me Anything?

Awesome/Terrifying News!

So, I'm an introvert. And if you know me really well, then you'll know that I prefer gardening over socializing, and writing over speaking. On top of that, I would much rather be behind the camera than in front of it. With that in mind, my publisher—Berrett-Koehler Publishers—is hosting an "Ask Me Anything" webinar on … Continue reading Awesome/Terrifying News!

Your Life Isn't For You in Russia

My Book Is Officially Published!!!

Wow! Today is the day that my book, Your Life Isn't For You, is officially published. It's a wonderful, absolutely terrifying feeling!! Here's the description of my book from the publisher: In this book, Seth Adam Smith expands on the philosophy behind his extraordinarily popular blog post “Marriage Isn’t for You”—which received over 30 million … Continue reading My Book Is Officially Published!!!