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
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Preorder NOW ONLY AT SDSMITH.NET/STORE! For a limited run, these very popular shirts are back in stock for PREORDER. Soft, breathable, and durable, these shirts have been a family favorite for all ages! The only difference between the new and older version of the "Oath" shirt is color. The new ones are navy and white, instead of grey on grey. New shirts on left, older model on … [Read more...] about Beloved Green Ember “My Place Beside You” Shirts Are Back!
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
Preorder NOW ONLY AT SDSMITH.NET/STORE! The end is here. Heather and Picket face off for the last time with their tyrannical foes in this final installment of the main Green Ember Series. The Mended Wood flickers dimly in the vision of the rabbits of Natalia, as they battle bravely for their survival and a hopeful future beyond. My place beside you; my blood for yours, till the Green … [Read more...] about Ember’s End: The Green Ember Book IV AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW!
This handcrafted “My Place Beside You” Oath mug is inspired by Eefaw Potter himself. Enjoy your morning tea or coffee with this beautiful piece of authentic pottery from the world of The Green Ember Series. Preorder NOW ONLY AT SDSMITH.NET/STORE! … [Read more...] about Green Ember Mugs Available in LIMITED PREORDER
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Preorder NOW ONLY AT SDSMITH.NET/STORE! A Green Ember story set after the attack on Cloud Mountain and the battle at Jupiter’s Crossing. In this sequel to The Last Archer, Jo Shanks is back in action against the Preylord tyrants. Alongside Helmer and Emma, this riveting adventure sees Jo on a perilous journey where survival and the cause itself are at stake. Faced with a calamitous … [Read more...] about A Green Ember Story: The First Fowler
It was three years ago. I remember feeling some of this follow-up pressure. What a delight it was to receive such a warm reception for this sequel. Thank you. I hope we have one more good experience together like this. Below is what I wrote on that day. --Sam 9.13.19 Dear Friends, I have been asked a certain question hundreds of times. I’ve been asked it in person, in interviews, in emails, … [Read more...] about Three Years Ago Today, The Green Ember Book II Released