Dear <<First Name>>,

Thank you for expressing your interest in "The Other Magic" written by me, Derrick Smythe. As a member of my mailing list, you will have the opportunity to

  • take part in the launch of the next book, "The Other Way"
  • gain access to a free short story set in the world of Doréa
  • sign up to receive advanced reader copies
  • reap other cool benefits I have yet to think up

That said, if you enjoyed, "The Other Magic", I would ask that you pay it forward by posting an Amazon or GoodReads review to help ensure that others like you hear about this book. It is also incredibly rewarding and helpful for me to know what you enjoyed about the story! Who was your favorite character? What are you hoping to see in the second book in the series? Anything from a few sentences to a detailed analysis is welcome. Please follow one or both of the below links to leave feedback.

Leave your Amazon review here
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  • After a short hiatus from writing to focus on the launch of "The Other Magic", the writing of "The Other Way" is now well under way.
  • Sales and Kindle reads continue to steadily grow.
  • We cracked the top 50 in Amazon's Humorous Fantasy category on a number of occasions this month and hit the top 100 in Fantasy Adventure. THANK YOU!
  • We held the #1 spot for Free Kindle Books in Amazon's Epic Fantasy, Sword & Sorcery Fantasy, and Fantasy Adventure during this month's two free promotional days.

My next message will contain some very exciting details about the upcoming audio production of "The Other Magic" by an Audie Award-winning voice set to be released early this summer.

Please contact me directly with any feedback, questions or thoughts.

Thanks again for reading!


Derrick Smythe

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