The man who designed the cover of The Green Ember is named Paul Boekell. In fact, after an early version of the design, I asked Paul to make the author name just a bit bigger. "I think I know what Sam is after," he said. "This will definitely be the final version." So with some excitement, I clicked on the attachment. This is what I saw. Awesome, right? I laughed so hard when I saw this that I … [Read more...] about Puzzling Out Where Stories Collide
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This will be exclusively available here and ONLY today, 4/1/15. We are very excited to announce a new partnership with Disney/LucasFilms to bring a new edition of The Green Ember. Limited supply. GET YOUR COPY HERE! Thanks, Will Silander. … [Read more...] about Announcing a New Edition of The Green Ember AVAILABLE TODAY ONLY
Hello! I’m delighted to be sharing this newsletter with you. It has updates on my next book(s), a link to a recent interview I did, and fewer jokes about essential oils than ever! Like the lemming said to the other lemming, let’s jump right in. The Pods That The Pigs Did Eat I want to share my news about upcoming books, but first this. I was thrilled to be the guest on the most recent episode … [Read more...] about Third Printing, New Book News, I Pod, Author Talks, & More or Less…Let’s Blast March To Smithereens
Sound good? Get your own copy, or buy one for all your grandkids and your less-than-grand kids. Note: This is a slightly edited reworking of our wonderful kickstarter video created by Brian Patton. I hated for that video to only have a life that made sense as long as the kickstarter was ongoing. So I asked Brian to edit it this way and to mute the two times the word kickstarter was mentioned. … [Read more...] about The Green Ember: Origin Video
Or, As We Say in West Virginia, Pretty Dadgum Good Well, thanks to you all spreading the word, we were able to give The Green Ember ebook to 15,450 people. That's great! We didn't know what to expect, or really how to tell what success meant, but I think this can only be described as incredibly successful. It's exciting to think of thousands of families meeting Heather and Picket and sharing … [Read more...] about Hey Sam, How Did The Green Ember Free Kindle Deal Go?
February News I can’t believe I didn’t receive more angry postcards about my discussion of Essential Oils last month. That was some weak outrage. Come on, aren’t you people mad about stuff and eager to spew venom online? Enough about you, let’s talk about me. Seriously, do you know how weird it is to talk about yourself a lot? I try to disassociate from it a little so I can survive. That’s … [Read more...] about Free Kindle Days, My Birthday, Nonessential Oils, Audible & Audiobook Deal, and So Much Less!
That's right: FREE. As in, gratis. For the next three days, a person may virtually waltz into the virtual Kindle Store and, without offending virtue, walk out (with thegoods) without paying. It's legal shoplifting, and I'm asking if you'll do it. You've probably seen these things. There's a way in which they don't help: people getting the thing you nearly killed yourself to produce for free, … [Read more...] about The Green Ember is Currently Free! (Please Spread the Word.)
Get The Green Ember on Audible. :::::::: Get The Green Ember at our store. Below I'll share how you can get the audiobook for half-off an already very low price (for a few days only). We're so excited about The Green Ember audiobook. I love audiobooks, listen to them all the time, and I'm so happy with how this turned out. Joel Clarkson nailed the narration performance. He did all the voices … [Read more...] about Free Extended Preview of The Green Ember Audiobook (Available on Audible, Amazon, & Our Store)