Category Archives: Children’s Stories Under Development

Updates on Book Projects

It’s been a while since I provided an update to you about my children’s book projects so this post will be longer than most. A new project I hadn’t mentioned yet because I only came up with the idea two … 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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Delightful News for Beatrix Potter Fans

  worth the century-long year wait. A New Beatrix Potter book! A book Beatrix Potter had started over a century ago will soon be published, and includes characters Kitty-in-Boots, and Peter Rabbit. In my latest book, Purple Fox and the Heebie … Continue reading

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Two More of My Children’s Books Are Given 5-Star Reviews

Children’s book Reviews I’m delighted to report that Pamela Beckford has reviewed two more titles of books I wrote/co-wrote and gave them 5-star reviews. Thank you, Pamela. I reblogged her post at russtowne.com so wasn’t able to do the same for … Continue reading

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Bonus Illustration, Additional Background for Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies

For the first time I have a co-writer for my latest children’s book titled Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies. To say the project has involved growing pains would be a gross understatement. After about two months of intense effort we’re finally … Continue reading

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An Update on “Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies”

My first writing collaboration for a book “Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies” experienced about a two-month detour when the illustrator that was selected ultimately didn’t work out. We had to start over from scratch yesterday. Fortunately, my co-writer Josh Friedman … 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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