Tag Archives: children’s

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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Dreami Dragon Dances

Dreami Dragon kicks up her heels thanks to the talent and creativity of illustrator Jack Wiens. I love the facial expressions and body language he captures so well. This is the first time we’ve teamed up to create a book … Continue reading

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Flora Belle Runs Free!

Flora Belle is a carousel horse who decides to go on an adventure in my latest book project titled Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. It’s due to be released in Mach 2017. Jack Wiens is the illustrator. With Love, Russ … Continue reading

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Meet Flora Belle

I’m pleased to introduce one of the co-stars of my latest book project for young children titled, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. Flora Belle is a carousel horse who loves what she does but sometimes gets bored and decides to … Continue reading

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Flora Belle and Dreami

I’ve just completed the first rough draft of my latest book for young children titled Flora Belle and Dreami. It features a carousel horse and a dragon. I plan to send it to my editor shortly, and am talking with an illustrator … Continue reading

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The Art Gallery Curator’s Selections

These are the four illustrations from my children’s books the Danville Art Gallery’s curator selected for its upcoming exhibit October 28, 2016 through December 17, 2016. I conceived the characters and Josh McGill illustrated them. With Love, Russ

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Meet the Star of My Next Book

Meet Stephy, the star of The Beach Built By Love. It is based on a true story. Stephy is my daughter. When she was younger she was diagnosed with an “incurable” disease. I prefer to think “incurable” means “something the medical … Continue reading

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