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
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 Winner … [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!
Hey Pals! Would you please Like, Follow, and Click "See First" on My Facebook Author Page? This helps you see our posts and go around Facebook's effort to stifle our organic reach and force us to pay for ads to show you posts you already want to see. It's easy and will just take a minute. It helps us so much! Here's how to do it on mobile: 1) Follow 2) Get Notifications 3) See … [Read more...] about How To (Easily) Help Us Out on Facebook
May was our first month of #GreenEmberKidArt prizewinning fun! We had LOTS of amazing artists share their work in the month of May and we loved every bit of it. As you know from the official rules, the child's age needed to be posted (and age is taken into account) and the post needed to be public on either Instagram or Facebook. The art can be be of different varieties. Get yours posted now … [Read more...] about #GreenEmberKidArt May Prize Winners Announced!
Hope you'll come along for the journey as we launch Ember Rising: The Green Ember Book III into the world! … [Read more...] about Sam (S. D.) and Gina Smith Announce Launch Dates for Ember Rising: The Green Ember Book III!
Over the past few years, kids have been dressing up as characters from The Green Ember Series for Halloween and other parties and book clubs. We LOVE seeing those pictures shared! From now till November 6, 2017, you can enter by sharing pictures of the cute, costumed kiddos on "social" "media" and tagging "S. D. Smith" there. Tags: Facebook, … [Read more...] about Dress Up As A Green Ember Series Character, Win A Fantastic Prize!
Many of you probably know me as “that guy from West Virginia,” or, “that West Virginia author.” I’m good with that. I love this state so much. As most of you know, we were hit hard by flooding. (If you aren’t aware, here’s a story about it. And my own family didn’t see flooding in our town. We are fine.) Prayer is needed. This beautiful state is already up against so much. If you are … [Read more...] about How You Can Help After The West Virginia Floods