Category Archives: A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree

How Funny the World Would Be

How Funny the World Would Be I’m pleased to announce that my latest book, A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree has just been released as an eBook and in hardcover and softcover formats! Clyde the Green Giraffe … Continue reading

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A Peak at…

  Here is the first peak at one of my current book projects. It’s titled A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree. The scene it depicts is below. Wouldn’t it be neat If whales had feet And could … Continue reading

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Updates on Two Book Projects

I plan to release my next two children’s books by the end of April. “A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree” features my friend Clyde the Green Giraffe and his buddy Marty McDinkle. They think how weird the … Continue reading

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How Funny the World Would Be

Please see the opportunity to be a Beta Reader for this story after this short excerpt. A Day in the Shade Of a Tickletoe Tree By Russ Towne One day in the shade of a Tickletoe Tree Clyde and I slurped … Continue reading

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Last Ride Red and Backer, and Other Updates

After communicating with about thirty illustrators, I’ve begun working with two new ones. The concept illustration above of the bull Last Ride Red and Backer the Toad was done by Chris Cartright for my book Zach and the Toad Who … Continue reading

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Story Updates

I’m developing five of my stories into children’s books: V.G. and Dexter Dufflebee The Grumpadinkles Misty Zebracorn Zach and the Toad Who Road the Bull One Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree My goal is to self-publish at least … Continue reading

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Grumpadinkle News

One day many months ago when I held one of my wonderful grand twins (who was acting quite cranky at the time) the initial idea of a grumbly cranky character popped into my head. It’s name became Grumbly Grumpadinkle. I … Continue reading

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