In 2018, we released the third book in The Green Ember Series and it was another big hit! It's easy to quickly move past these milestones, so I'm slowing down a bit and putting together some highlights from last year and sharing Sam's journey (both literally and metaphorically). Stop one, the launch of Ember Rising! It was fantastic! --Josiah … [Read more...] about Green Ember Rising: Latest S. D. Smith Book Another Huge Hit
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Here are the official rules, if you're not sure how this works. Our Best #GreenEmberKidArt of the Month Winner! . drumroll please ..... . . . By Roma, age 11! Congratulations! And... Our Randomly Selected Kid Artist Winner for December! By Harold, age 10! Well done! Congrats to the winners! We'll be announcing the Grand Prize … [Read more...] about December #GreenEmberKidArt Winners
Here are the official rules, if you're not sure how this works. Our Best #GreenEmberKidArt of the Month Winner! . drumroll please ..... . . . . Congrats, Tyler (age eight)! Well done! And now... Our Randomly Selected Kid Artist Winner! By Roma, age eleven! Congrats! Well done! Congrats to the winners! This was fun! Don't lose heart if you … [Read more...] about #GreenEmberKidArt November Winners Announced!
The Wreck and Rise of Whitson Mariner is available now and I'm delighted with it! I hope you'll give this little book a chance. The reviews are starting to come in! (Below.) Get it today... At our store HERE (or bottom of this post). At Amazon HERE. At Audible HERE. … [Read more...] about New #RabbitsWithSwords Adventure Released! (Enthusiastic Reviews Coming In)
Here are FIVE incontrovertible reasons you should get and read The Black Star of Kingston today! 1. FOMO Fo Real Yep. If you're a Green Ember fan but haven't grabbed Black Star, you ARE missing out. You will not appreciate The Green Ember Series main three (so far) books as much if you skip Black Star. You gotta understand the past to understand the present, dude. 2. New Book … [Read more...] about Black Star WEEKEND FLASH SALE!
I got another email. Another letter. Another Facebook message. I heard it from another beautiful family who waited in line to get their books signed. I hear it all the time. "We are a military family. We love your stories because..." I'm from a military family. My dad (right) is a combat veteran, as was my grandfather (below). My mom (right) waited at home, pregnant with my oldest brother, while … [Read more...] about Why Does The Green Ember Series Resonate So Strongly With Military Families?
(Check out the official rules, if you're not sure how this works.) Our Best #GreenEmberKidArt of the Month Winner! . drumroll..... . . . . Congrats, Madelyn (age twelve)! This is unique and amazing! And now... Our Randomly Selected Kid Artist Winner! By Paloma, age ten! Congrats! Well done! Congrats to the winners! This was fun! Don't lose heart … [Read more...] about #GreenEmberKidArt OCTOBER Prize Winners Announced!
This lovely long sleeved version of the popular "oath" Green Ember shirt will only be available to order for a few more days. October only! When October is Oct-over, this shirt be unavailable once more. I LOVE this shirt. And hundreds of you do too! We get asked why we don't carry this design year-round. I wish we could. But we are a small operation and carrying two shirt designs in all the … [Read more...] about Last Chance to Snag Beloved Green Ember “My Place Beside You…” Shirts