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Texas Earth Day Tour Update

  Just a quick update post. San Antonio has been added to the Texas Earth Day tour. I will be visiting four Half Price Books stores in San Antonio, mostly on Earth Day (April 22). So if you are in the area, come and see me! The specifics can be found on my Book News […]

Author S. Smith Texas Earth Day Tour

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Sandy Smith, 503-362-6591  AuthorSSmith@gmail.com  http://AuthorSSmith.com AUTHOR S. SMITH VISITING HOUSTON FOR EARTH DAY TOUR Ultimate Food Police Imagined in New YA Series SALEM, Ore. March 26, 2014—Would you still garden if it were illegal? That is the question confronted in Smith’s futuristic series, Seed Savers. Seed Savers envisions a time […]

Last Sale Day for Heirloom

Just a quick note that Heirloom is featured on Ereader News Today in the bargain books section. Today is the last day that it will be 99cents instead of $3.99. Heirloom can also be borrowed from the Kindle Lending Library. Jason might go all Edward Snowden on us. He’s ticked that the government put him in […]

New Scenes in Heirloom 2nd Edition

As promised, here are the additional scenes in the 2nd edition of Heirloom: Prologue The old woman was having trouble sleeping. Guilt pierced and pricked her as she lay in bed. Three children missing. Three children she had secretly been teaching about seeds and gardening. There was no way around it. It was her fault. […]

Heirloom 2nd Edition

Those of you in the authoring world, especially the self-publishing half, know what the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest is. I have never entered it before because my two previous books did not meet the 50,000 word minimum. Heirloom, however, just barely taps a toe over that finish line. Here is how the contest works. […]

IS ENVI-FI THE NEWEST SCIENCE FICTION SUBGENRE?

Third Book Released in Environmental Dystopian YA Series SALEM, Ore. December 11, 2013— S. Smith recently released the third installment in her middle grade/YA series, Seed Savers. Heirloom chronicles the lives of three young friends in a not-so-distant future where large corporations and the government have merged and taken control of the food supply. Like […]

Seed Savers Updates for the Holidays

Just a few quick updates as we head into Thanksgiving and time with family… Heirloom is on tour for five more days (Dec. 2). Heirloom is on Goodreads Giveaway for three more days (Nov. 30). Watch for a Black Friday Special! I noticed that Amazon currently has all three of the paperback Seed Savers books on sale. Now might […]

Guest Post: S. Smith: So What’s That Book About, Anyway?

Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
As you all know, I love reading other blogs, and I recently came across Author S. Smith: of the Seed Savers Series. As well as being an author, S. Smith is in the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and an OSU Master Gardener. So I asked her to…

A Homeschool Mom Meets Seed Savers

Originally posted on Anakalian Whims:
Click to follow the tour and visit the next blog. The thing about homeschooling – the awesome thing – is that plans are made, expectations logged, and as a parent you do a lot of letting go of both of those things as your child sort of takes over. I…

Heirloom Sneak Peek #2

Seed Savers: Heirloom, book three in the Seed Savers Series, is due to be released  in November. Here is another sneak peek, this one from the Lily portion of the book: The hat I wore protected me from the sun’s glare, but after a while I noticed the glare was gone. Looking up, I saw […]