Hi, I’m V. I write things, most of them strange, some of them good. Check out my published works here. You can find me on Mastodon for a peek into my life, on Twitter for publishing updates and book talk, and on the blog for free fiction and posts about the writing life. Thanks for visiting! ~ Featured Free Fiction ~ Microfiction: Chilly FeetMicrofiction: The Girl With ChickenfeetShort Story: The River Ghost, LovelyShort Story: First the Flame, Second the BellMicrofiction: Someone To Talk ToShort Story: The Woman in the DeepMicrofiction: Believer ~ Out and About ~ Emma Davis of Fantasy Book Review goes in-depth on BOOKS & BONE.I collaborated on a musical, magical short story with RockstarLit Book Asylum!Smythe was interviewed on The Protagonist Speaks! (Fictional Interview)Exclusive Short Story: Tales from the AsylumI was a guest for Self-Publishing Fantasy Month! Expectation vs Reality: My Self-Publishing DebutOn the Blog: I am a Sensitive Badass: Autism, Anxiety, and Seeing the Doubleclicks LiveBOOKS & BONE was reviewed on Libreture!I was a guest on Alder's Grove Fiction: 'The Internet Paid for My Book to be Published!'I was a guest on The Reading Life: 'How My Username Became My Pen-Name'I was a guest on The Reader's Den: 'Turning Horror Into Hope and Humour'