This was so much fun! Sarah and I did live podcast events all over the country this year to support our new books. Sarah has taken some of the audio and released it today on her mega-hit (echo: mega-hit-mega-hit-mega-hit!) RAR pod. Check this out. It's a certifiable hoot. Also, consider rating and reviewing the RAR pod. Sarah has been a tremendous advocate and dear friend. Gina and I love her! … [Read more...] about LIVE with S. D. Smith and Sarah Mackenzie!
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY: Long sleeved versions of the old oath design are available to preorder ONLY IN OCTOBER and will ship when the new book is ready. We get lots of requests/questions about this shirt design and we wish we had the capacity to carry both shirts all the time. But, we are very happy to bring back this classic in a new long sleeve in time for Christmas. You can get just the shirt, … [Read more...] about Original #RabbitsWithSwords Oath Design T-Shirt AVAILABLE FOR LIMITED RUN
Great news! My newest book, The Wreck and Rise of Whitson Mariner, is available to pre-order now! This thrilling follow-up to The Black Star of Kingston is another swashbuckling adventure featuring our intrepid #RabbitsWithSwords. Set sail for high adventure in Tales of Old Natalia 2! … [Read more...] about New S. D. Smith Book Available for Pre-order NOW!
S. D. Smith has been all over the country this year on his Book Tour: California, Texas, Colorado, Missouri, Florida, and more! Now, there's one leg of the tour left. Is Sam coming your way? SEE BELOW! (If you'd like to host S. D. Smith, please see here.) September 27 Charlotte, North Carolina Kings Meadow - (Private Event) September 27 Matthews, North Carolina Greyfriars Classical … [Read more...] about S. D. Smith Fall Book Tour! Is Sam Coming Your Way?
I am so excited to be heading to California this month for two weeks of meetings and events! We have some powwows with movie-making types and also some exciting author events. I can't wait to high-five kids, sign books (and posters and shirts and whatever), and get to speak to kids and families about stories and life and light! If you're in California and interested in those events, here … [Read more...] about The Green Ember Goes West: California Leg of The S. D. Smith 2018 Book Tour!
Hey Pals! I get some incredible Green Ember fan art in the mail and will occasionally share it online with the hashtag #GreenEmberKidArt. We thought it would be neat to open up and have a little fun inviting parents to share their kids' art for a chance at some cool prizes! I hope you enjoy it! Cheers, Sam **See the cool prizes and simple Official Rules below!** ***** ***** … [Read more...] about Announcing #GreenEmberKidArt Monthly Prizes!
I love being an author. I love that these stories are finding a place in so many homes around the world. I’m honored. It’s astonishing to me that so many precious kids have found adventure and love and light in The Green Ember Series. I LOVE hearing from kids! It’s such an honor to receive these beautiful letters and art and questions and the profoundly encouraging words! I have over a … [Read more...] about A Fan of Letters: Why I May Not Write Your Child Back
Hello, pals! Some very cool things going on. Please check this out... Free Books Best Kindle deals ever for my books! GET SOME! Audiobook Protip Deals Hey, once you have the Kindle versions, add the audiobooks at Amazon for STEEP discounts! Ember Rising Out Today! GIVEAWAYS! It’s release day! To celebrate, and because we are nuts, we’re giving away one BEAUTIFUL hand-thrown mug by … [Read more...] about Free Books, Giveaways of Mug and Much More, and…OH YEAH! The New Green Ember Releases Today!