Douglas W.T. Smith

Douglas W.T. Smith


Douglas W. T. Smith writes fantasy novels and short stories. His short fiction has been published in a variety of magazines such as Movement, SuckerCo, Tertangala, and Needle in the Hay. Smith was shortlisted twice in the 2015 Historical Faction Award and the 2015 Science Fiction Award. His first debut series, To Wield the Stars, will be published by Fiction Vortex in 2020. When Smith isn’t enjoying the Australian outdoors with his wife, he loves to share his writing journey and insightful writing advice on his blog. Follow him online at


OMAM SERIES - To Wield the Stars

  • Books

    Dune, Ender’s Game, The BFG, The Good Earth

  • Film

    The Matrix, Blade Runner, Raising Arizona, Bed of Roses

  • Shows

    Simpsons, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, Bosch

  • Music

    Cinematic/Epic, Acid/Dubstep, Roots/Swamp Rock

  • Games

    Civilization, StarCraft

  • Character

    Malcolm Reynolds