Hello all. My name is Daniel Smith and I currently live and work in the western suburbs of Chicago, where I am a high school math teacher and coach. This blog give me an outlet to work on my writing as well as a creative outlet to discuss a variety of topics: books, sports, faith, and writing, just to name a few. I am currently in the process of publishing my first novel (YA fiction), and will be posting about that journey hear as well. Please subscribe and follow my story!