Category Archives: Self-Publishing Books

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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Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies was Released on Christmas Eve!

  Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies This is the story that my co-writer Josh Friedman and I have been working on for months and we’re proud of the result. It is a celebration of childhood and life, diversity and … 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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I’d Love to Try this Some Day

I’d love for several authors from different regions of the country to get books from each other for when they go to an event. For example, I’ve heard that most of the successful children’s writers are regional successes. Hopefully by featuring the … Continue reading

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A Review or Two By You…

…would rock my world! Amazon.com has just released two of my children’s books, Zach and the Toad Who Rode a Bull, and V.G. and Dexter Dufflebee. I’d love to read your reviews of them on Amazon.com! I’d be honored. With … Continue reading

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That’s when Backer slid off the rider’s hat, onto Last Ride Red’s great big back! That startled the man holding the gate. He tried to close it but was too late.   Last Ride Red came charging out, the crowd … Continue reading

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