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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 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 a…

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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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Calls for Beta Readers

  Would you like to see my stories before they are published? Are willing to be Beta Reader? I seek Beta Readers for Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon (a picture book story) and A Hippo Learns to Fly (my first board … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

I just received my very first rejection letter from a literary agent today. It was very polite and included a “don’t give up!” message. She answered in three days (which I believe is about a month faster than average) and many agents don’t … Continue reading

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