Review: "Come along for a whimsical adventure of Monkey Pants. Always on the outlook to have fun, Monkey Pants does not pay attention to her brother's warning on the consequences of spilt milk. Come on seriously what is so wrong about spilt milk?
The glorious imagination of Monkey Pants takes the reader and child on a journey of sharing what happens next before turning the page. A skill imperative to developing a child's imagination and creativity and Doug Schwartz does a terrific job in formulating such an experience. The crayon child-like illustrations by Jordan Beckvonpeccoz add to the allure of Spilt Milk, which is sure to become a go to book for bookshelves across the globe."
Donna M. McDine
(February 10, 2018)
Pickled Bananas and Other Schwartz Stories
Review: "Pickled Bananas is full of wit and whimsy. Fantastic things happen to normal people, and normal things happen to fantastic people. The book contains lots of surprising situations, turns of phrase, good humor, fun characters, and silliness -- mixed with some heartfelt, poignant moments and life lessons. The style and tone remind me a lot of Douglas Adams and Neil Gaiman. If you like them, you'll like this collection."
(June 15, 2016)
Review: "This was a very imaginative story that kept me entertained from the first page to the last page. It was a light and easy read, perfect for reading right before going to sleep. When I would wake up, I would wonder what new characters I created in my very own dream world."
Shelley L. Barnes
(January 14, 2014)
A Rarity, Artley
Summary: The story of Danny Artley, a young artist struggling for recognition and acceptance.
This tale is dedicated to all the rarities in the world. To all the dreamers, weirdos, whackos, strange agents,...pretty much anyone who sees the world differently and feels like they need to explain their unique vision to the rest of the world. To all the artists, authors, musicians, poets, scientists, sculptors, and so on, who give that unique vision definition and clarity. To all the shunned, ignored, misunderstood, forgotten,...This tale is for you. Enjoy!
(Approximately 14,500 words)
Review: "Absolutely brilliant! I loved the concept. Very original and written in such a wonderful way too. I really liked the grocery list idea. Thumbs-up! Looking forward to more whether a continuation or a new fic..."
(June 16, 2016)
Summary: In the US, middle-aged muggle, Tony Wilson, has finally received his calling as a wizard. He learns about his newly discovered magical abilities while taking on the role of the muggle studies teacher. While Tony teaches about the lives of muggles, the staff at the school study Tony to learn more about his latent magical abilities. This story is for all who await their calling.
Muggle Studies is a work of original fan fiction.
Review: "It was actually very good, with an actual plot rather than random nonsense that I have come to expect of Hitchhiker's Guide fanfiction. And your writing style - hats off! You totally nailed it - it was like I was reading a one shot written by Adams himself. And the humour was actually really good - not tacky and forced as it generally is in a lot of fanfiction."
(February 07, 2016)
More Than Dalek
Review: "A brilliant idea to use an octopus and merge it with a Dalek. It would be something terrifying. And the end was rather chilling. :)"
(May 03, 2015)
Summary: When the TARDIS is stuck in space in the path of an oncoming planet, the Doctor enlists the help of an astronomer. Will he be able to move the Old Girl in time? Or, will she become a spectacular addition to this year's meteor shower?
Jammed is a work of original fan fiction.
Wyrd World II (Anthology)
Review: "Another intriguing mix of indie sci-fi and fantasy from the Smashwords community. This anthology has a wide mix of styles and ideas from an international group of writers, and should serve as a jumping off point to encounter more of the writing from the authors you enjoyed."
(July 10, 2015)