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Author Visits September 1st thru October 31, 2017

As many of you know I have had an amazing time visiting with thousands of students at schools across the country. Many of these schools have been repeat visits. Last year I visited over 100 schools coast to coast driving in our SUV. We are planning another “Author Tour Adventure” […]

Book pile, Roland Smith

Author Visits, March thru May 2016

As many of you know I have had an amazing time visiting with thousands and thousands of students at schools all across the country. Many of these schools have been repeat visits. A few years ago Marie and I visited schools coast to coast in our motorhome. We are planning […]

Author visits by motorhome

One Reason I Write 5

I get a lot of email from readers for which I’m very grateful, but every once in awhile I get an email like the one below, which reminds me of why I write books. Thank you Rebecca! Dear Mr. Smith- I’ve never written to an author before, but your books […]


Unplugging the Wireless Chattering Beast 2

The internet, smart phones, email, social media, and apps are all wonderful inventions. They entertain, educate, fascinate, and at times distract us from what is really important in our lives. As a writer how I spend my day is entirely up to me. I do not have people looking over […]