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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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“I Have Big Ideas for a Little Guy!”

Then I saw a little guy. He proudly looked me in the eye and said, “There’s no need to fear. Help is here. I’ll get you clear.” From the top of his head to the tip of his toes, he … Continue reading

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Introducing Illustrator Chris Cartwright

I’m delighted to introduce another of the four illustrators currently working on my book projects. Her name Chris Cartwright. The above image is for Zach and the Toad Who Rode the Bull which is scheduled for release on October 15. Below … Continue reading

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V.G. Trying to Save Dexter Dufflebee

Here is the latest illustration from Josh McGill depicting V.G. trying to save Dexter Dufflebee. (Excerpted from V.G. and Dexter Dufflebee by Russ Towne.) “He yelled, “Tie these together under your tush. We’ll soon have you out of that prickly … Continue reading

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Tickletoe Tree Thoughts

  I believe a while back I shared some lines from a book I’m considering publishing titled A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree. The first four lines began as: “One day in the shade of a Tickletoe Tree … 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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