S.D. Smith is the author of The Fledge Chronicles fiction serial and a blogger at the accident-prone intersection of the arts, humor, faith, and family. His published works include fiction, poetry, humorous essays, and articles. He is co-founder and co-coconut chopper at Story Warren, a site dedicated to helping parents foster holy imagination in their children. He is a contributor to the on-line public house, The Rabbit Room, which is not a room and has no rabbits. He is an aspiring novelist and a proven champion at ping pong. He had the rare privilege of growing up first in the Appalachian hills and then the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa. He now once again lives in his home state of West Virginia, right beside his neighbors. He is a married man with legitimate issues.