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Scott Drakeford is the pseudonym under which I write Fantasy novels. Drakeford is an old family name in my father’s line, and is something of a tribute to my dad having introduced me to Fantasy.

My real name is Scott Smith, and I’m a pretty normal guy. I have a degree in Mechanical Engineering and currently earn a living working for a healthcare finance/technology company in Utah. I have an awesome wife, a beautiful little girl, and two big cuddly dogs. Writing, reading, hunting, MMA, the Utah Jazz, tech startups, video games, and family are a few of my favorite things.

I enjoy reading works from many genres, both fiction and nonfiction, and I plan to write in several over the course of my life. However, Fantasy holds a special place in my heart. Works like the Belgariad and the Wheel of Time turned me into a passionate reader as a young person, and I hope to pay that favor forward with my books.

You’ll be able to judge for yourself whether I’m any good starting with Rise of the Mages in January 2022. Until then, enjoy my ramblings on the blog.


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