Author Archives: russtowne

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.

My Chat With Dr. Bunny Vreeland

I recently had the honor and pleasure of being interviewed by Dr. Bunny Vreeland on Mercury Broadcasting’s podcast. Here’s a link to the interview. Vreeland Interview  

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Many of you on WordPress have become good friends over the years. This is a hard post for me to write, and it may very well be my last on this site. My Beloved and I are traveling more, and … Continue reading

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An Opportunity to Get an Advanced Peak at Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon

I seek comments from readers that I can put on the back cover and perhaps elsewhere for my soon-to-be released new book Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. I’m giving followers of this site first chance at being able to read … Continue reading

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Free: Kindle eBook & Email Newsletter!

I’m creating a FREE newsletter titled Russ Towne’s Children’s Stories and to celebrate I’m offering ONE of the following for those who subscribe to it: FREE: Your choice of ONE of my children’s books in the Kindle eBook format. OR Three for $1: Your … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Purple Turtle: Part III

Originally posted on Poet's Corner:
© Purple Turtle by Linda Rose It seems that I have lost my friend. I must find out where she’s gone. My name is purple turtle, and it’s no fun to be alone. I…

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Children Say the Funniest Things (Part 2)

Originally posted on My Good Time Stories:
Photo Credit: WoodleyWonderWorks via CC Flickr Welcome to the second installment of “Children Say the Funniest Things.” As I stated in my previous installment, “Children Say the Funniest Things Part One,” I am…

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A New Story and Opportunity

I just finished a rough draft of a story for my first middle-grade chapter book, titled Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon. Please let me know if you’d like to see a copy of it and would be willing to a beta reader for it. Thank you! … Continue reading

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