“My place beside you…” That’s the start of the sacred oath the characters recite in The Green Ember that resonated deeply with me when it first flowed from my fingers into the tale and has since moved so many readers. I don’t view my work as a platform to achieve “elite artist status” but as a magical-ordinary vocation where God has called me to be an ally in imagination to families who are … [Read more...] about My Place BESIDE You…
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I hear this from fans all the time. And I agree. There are so many cool ways to bring great projects to the screen. We are working with some amazing folks who are keen to do that with The Green Ember. Surely, if people are out here making a Peeps movie, we should get The Green Ember franchise kicked off. Am I right? A Peeps movie? Okee-dokee! My personal preference would be to eat … [Read more...] about Surely a Green Ember Movie (and/or Series) Needs to Happen, Right?
Five years ago. We were just getting started. Nine books (and audiobooks) now and it still feels early. I’m so grateful for all the love and support we’ve had, and especially for the small team of pals who have partnered with me to share these stories with you. I especially want to single out for particular gratitude and honor my publisher and partner and pal from way back: Andrew Mackay, one … [Read more...] about Flashback to a Surprising Success and Gratitude for a Great Dude
All an author asks for is a chance. A chance, and the worshipful adulation of millions and the affirmation of our stubborn fathers and skyrocketing sales and awards and parades and magnificent statues looming before grand institutions named in our honor. We are a modest bunch. When I wrote The Green Ember, I genuinely just wanted a chance. I wanted a try-out, to use sports terminology (my … [Read more...] about You Held My Heart
Updated recommended reading order for all NINE books here. Thanks for caring to find out! People search for this often on the web and we get LOTS of messages about it. We try to address as many popular questions as we can at our FAQ. But we've got the answer for you right here about reading order. Series author S. D. Smith recommends publication order. The Green EmberThe Black Star of … [Read more...] about Best Reading Order For ALL EIGHT Green Ember Books?
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Sally Clarkson. Clay. Joel. Sarah. Let’s start with Sarah. I met her years ago when we both were new writers for The Rabbit Room. We did a session together at the RR conference and I was blown away by her brilliance and ability to speak so winsomely in public. I didn’t know her parents, but I met Clay and we hit it off. Then I met Sally, too. We loved them at once. I had no idea they were … [Read more...] about How S. D. Smith Connected With Sally Clarkson’s Family
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On Instagram, @SDSmithereens (Sam) shared: "Thank you for your kindness to me. Thanks for letting me see these answers to prayer, these little windows into the mysterious power of stories to bring delight (and light, I hope). Thanks for letting our family’s stories into your homes and hearts. I assure you the honor is all mine. God bless you!" … [Read more...] about Kids Flip Out Getting West Virginia Author’s Books As Gifts
HOW DO WE EXPLAIN WHY The Green Ember Series HAS REACHED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF READERS SO QUICKLY? The Green Ember Series hasn't connected with so many readers because of clever marketing, big-budget advertising, powerful publisher backing, or celebrity endorsements. The reason is simple... Families LOVE it. They review it and share it with friends. Readers are starving for New … [Read more...] about Why Has THE GREEN EMBER SERIES Reached Hundreds of Thousands of Readers So Fast?
UPDATE: Links to new books added Spring 2020 As of writing, ALL of the available Green Ember audiobooks are in the Audible TOP 50 for Kids! Your kids will love listening to these for hours and hours! Great for trips, bedtimes, and just for fun. It’s easy to add audiobooks on Amazon or Audible. If you have taken advantage of our FREE/cheap eBook deals, then the price will be greatly reduced. A … [Read more...] about Bestselling Green Ember Audiobook DEALS!