Available for preorder only at SDSmith.com/store beginning on September 22, 2020. Do you like the cover? Can you or your kids name the characters who are with Jo Shanks? Pop over to Facebook and/or Instagram and tell me. I'm going to pick some folks who get it right to win something! We'll announce winners at our Facebook Live Online Author Event. Get in here. And … [Read more...] about New Green Ember Archer Adventure Announced! Cover Reveal!
Books and Stories
The words from the screen grab and the picture are many years apart. During the time of that post, I was working very hard (battling discouragement constantly) and planting seeds. The picture below is a little evidence of the harvest that God provided later. I’m happy to say that I now make more than minimum wage writing. Seriously, that is a gift. I still can’t spell very well. (Perhpas … [Read more...] about Seeds and Harvest and Minimum Wage Writing
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. … [Read more...] about Heroes Are Old Fashioned And Kids Need Realism?
Click on the retailer to view all of my audiobooks with that provider. RetailerEmber's End AvailableAmazon / AudibleYESAppleYESAudiobooks NowYESAudiobooks NZYESAudiobooks.comYESAudiobookstore.comYESBarnes & Noble / NookYESBookMateBook linkChirpYESDownpourYESHooplaYESKoboYESLibro.FMYESOverdriveYES (but you may have recommend to your library)Scribd, Inc.YESSDSmith.netYESStoryTelYES … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith Audiobooks
????????????????For the next few days, till March 1, all three of these books are FREE and without cost and also 1,000% gratis.???????????????? Hope you enjoy! … [Read more...] about The Black Star of Kingston, The Last Archer, and The Wreck and Rise of Whitson Mariner FREE ON KINDLE
I’m a parent. Our family is intentional about the sort of media we read and watch (the kids and us), and we take that responsibility very seriously. But like so many other areas of discernment, there are ditches on both sides of the road. Many of us, overcorrecting for the (very real) toxicity and vulgarity of so much media, have embraced a “safe for the whole family” approach that is dishonest … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith on Dangerous & Intense Stories for Kids
Yahoo! FREE Kindle giveaways and 99 CENTS only for Ember Rising. **TODAY ONLY**⏳??⚔️? Plus you can now preorder Ember’s End on Kindle! Are you a Kindle user? … [Read more...] about Kindle Deals Today Only
I’ve been working hard the last few weeks sharing about the new books, hustling to remove obstacles for families who are keen on these new stories with an old soul. It’s easy to lose the big vision in the hustle and hurry of urgent tasks. But again and again, you guys are reminding me why good stories matter. My friend Heidi says the best stories (anchored in truth, goodness, and beauty) are not … [Read more...] about Author as Ally: S. D. Smith’s Green Ember Notes From the Front