RAR #110: S.D. Smith Live

10.02.2018 - By Read-Aloud Revival

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You might know S.D. Smith as the author of the Green Ember series of books. He also happens to be hilarious - which makes this episode so much fun!

At all five Great Homeschool Conventions in 2018, Sarah Mackenzie interviewed S.D. Smith live on stage. At one point, he flipped the whole thing on its head and interviewed Sarah. Hilarity ensued, and somehow they even managed to have a bit of serious conversation.

Plus a secret is revealed: Did you know that S.D. named a character in his books after Sarah?

You get to hear the whole thing on today's episode of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast. You'll hear:

what it really means to write for childrenwhy the Read-Aloud Revival changed the name of its taglinewhat happened when Sarah met her "other favorite author" (scroll down for the photo that goes with that story!)

This one is great for the whole family - you don't want to miss it!

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3:45 Are you heading to a Great Homeschool Convention?5:40 Meant for reading aloud ...7:25 Writing for children10:27 If S.D. wasn't an author ...?13:37 S.D. makes fun of Sarah for a bit ...16:33 Going full-time20:00 His heart's desire ...22:25 S.D. takes over the podcast25:47 Vision and heart for reading aloud29:10 Why did people respond?30:12 A new tagline33:52 Kids' questions41:44 Let the kids speak

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