Kids don’t need cynical so-called “realism.” They know about evil and villains, let them know about heroics. Let them get a taste for hope. Kids need heroic, hopeful stories. https://youtu.be/h6-huII3qro … [Read more...] about Heroes Are Old Fashioned And Kids Need Realism?
We have been asked approximately 17 zillion times when Ember's End would be available on Audible. Well, it's here! PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO BUY (OR USE YOUR CREDIT). It will help us out tremendously. And please consider rating and reviewing it there. Thank you! … [Read more...] about Ember’s End Now Available on Audible!
It’s here. Here it is! It’s the official release day of Ember’s End, the finale of The Green Ember Series! Like so many of you, I have mixed emotions these days. It’s a little bit hard to celebrate something like a book release during a global pandemic—when so many heroes are fighting for the lives of others. I am so grateful for those risking their lives, while most of us have the relatively … [Read more...] about My Place Beside You! The Green Ember Finale Releases Today, Here At “The End Of The World.”
Ember's End: The Green Ember Book IV Get Ember's End at S. D. Smith's Family Store! Get it at Amazon! In paperback, hardcover, or Kindle. Audiobook available at many outlets, but may take more time to arrive at Audible. (See here for more on that before writing to ask. Thanks!) New to The Green Ember Series? Begin here. https://youtu.be/U41qukfV6os … [Read more...] about Ember’s End is Here!
Click on the retailer to view all of my audiobooks with that provider. RetailerEmber's End AvailableAmazon / AudibleYESAppleYESAudiobooks NowYESAudiobooks NZYESAudiobooks.comYESAudiobookstore.comYESBarnes & Noble / Nook--BookMateBook LinkChirpYESDownpourYESHooplaYESKoboYESLibro.FMYESOverdriveYES (but you may have recommend to your library)Scribd, Inc.YESSDSmith.netYESStoryTelYES … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith Audiobooks
It is what it is. I read it on a cubicle wall. It’s a country-craft sign with large, cursive script, a script to make one curse. Words to echo the Curse. The sign lies, seems to be from an old farm. But it’s from a factory in China pumping out Affordable Americana. The fake-aged paint is smooth, has no earned decay. It is intentionally distressed and so am I. But, I suppose, it is … [Read more...] about It Is What It Is, But It Is Not What It Shall Be
I'm pleased to be joining my pal, Morning Time and Homeschool guru Pam Barnhill, for an online event she has created and is hosting called Green Ember Gala. I'll be doing a Q & A with Pam about Ember's End, but that's just a part of her program for the day. Check it out and reserve your spot now! … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith to Join Pam Barnhill’s Green Ember Gala Online April 2
Save your spot here! So, this is pretty cool. I did an hour-long teaching at Hope*Writers a few months back for their membership community. I love this community and resonate so strongly with their attitude and approach. Hope*Writers membership is a valuable investment for serious writers (of any stage—beginner to published). They have generously offered some of their most popular teachings … [Read more...] about Free (Online) Writing Teaching from S. D. Smith THIS FRIDAY (3.27.20)