The audio book version of DeForest Kelley Up Close and Personal has an exclusive end piece that includes actual recorded voice mail messages from Carolyn and DeForest Kelley, A.C. Lyles, Tippi Hedren, Harve Bennett and other people known to Trek fandom. There is also a PDF version with full-color images inside for fans on a budget…


Yes, I write books, too–a completely different “animal” than copy writing. If you love animals, fun, funny and poignant Hollywood stories, or self-help books, you’re sure to find something here that will keep you smiling from the first page to the last.


DeForest Kelley Up Close and Personal made it into the top 50 Kindle books in its niche when it debuted on January 8, 2016. (#48 to be exact)


Let No Day Dawn that the Animals Cannot Share reached #2 and #4 in its niche categories (Animal Welfare and Fauna) when it debuted


Settle for Best sat at #1 for three days in its category (Motivational Self-Help) when it debuted


I can’t remember where Floating Around Hollywood ended up on the Amazon flagpole when it debuted. Sorry!


At any rate, the reviews of each of these titles at Amazon are stellar… and they aren’t all from friends. (Well, at the time they were written, they weren’t all friends. They are now! I love connecting with my readers!!!) There’s an especially awesome review of DeForest Kelley Up Close and Personal at Here’s the direct link to the review:


So, whenever you think of Kristine M Smith, please don’t “typecast” me solely as a copywriter/editor.  Think of me as an author, too. I will always be an author.  I may not always be a copywriter! At some point I will need to retire unless my brain remains online and my fingers follow!