About Angela


Angela Yuriko Smith, August 2015

Angela Yuriko Smith’s published works span multiple genres. Her writing career includes writing, editing and publishing for newspapers and writing both non-fiction and fiction.

In the past she has served as a host for JournalJabber online radio talk show and has been interviewed on National Public Radio for her nonfiction work.

Currently, she teaches creative writing at Northwest Florida State College. For details on her books, visit her Amazon page.

Most recently she worked as the Editorial Assistant at the Bay Beacon family of newspapers based on the Emerald Coast. Under her former byline she worked for two years as a contract writer for MilitaryLifeStyle.com which included interviews with Joan Jett, John Nance, Amy Dacyczyn, and Randy’L He-Dow Teton, the only living model for an American coin.

There she published over 60 articles and maintained two columns entitled SAHMM I Am and Military by Moonlight as well as covered the 9/11 crisis from the viewpoint of a military spouse. She was also interviewed at that time for the Satellite Sister’s Show on National Public Radio.

Previously published under the byline of Angela Yuriko Cato, she currently lives on the Emerald Coast.  She also has a large collection of regular newspaper clips from her time at The Community News in Browns Mills, New Jersey and a few pieces for The Daily News in Fort Walton Beach, Florida as well as multiple published pieces in a variety of military and Christian projects.

She enjoys keeping up with this daily blog and continuing book projects.  Her first book, End of Mae was released on 31 May 2011 which was followed by No Money Marketing: All You Need Is Like on using virtual environments as a low-to-no cost marketing medium. No Money Marketing hit Amazon’s top 100 bestseller list for marketing books.

Some of her online published works include:

Birth of a Military MOPS Group at the Mops.org
The Dacyczyn Decision at The Dollar Stretcher
The Dacyczyn Decision at Just Frugal Site
Wanted: Cessna Caravan for Important Missions at Kingdom Flight.org
Best Selling Author, Reservist, Takes Patriotic Stand at John Nance Productions
Yahoo! Contributor
When I Committed Suicide short story at Yahoo! Associated Content
Internet Moonlighting: Ways Your Internet Can Pay at The Dollar Stretcher
Increase Book Sales Without Increasing Cost at blogcritics
Machinimist Marketer at HyperGrid Business
M is for Marketing at Unwritten


Angela Yuriko Smith

Original illustration by Nova

4 Responses to About Angela

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  2. Sheila Deeth says:

    Great news that End of Mae has been released. Congratulations.

  3. Hi Angela Yuriko Smith,
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    Marketing Manager

  4. Josh Moxey says:

    Hello Angela,

    I was hoping to get in contact with you on an email to email basis. Please send me an email when you get this. It should be attached with the message.

    Josh Moxey

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