Tag Archives: humor

How Funny the World Would Be

How Funny the World Would Be I’m pleased to announce that my latest book, A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree has just been released as an eBook and in hardcover and softcover formats! Clyde the Green Giraffe … Continue reading

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Meet George and Myrtle Pengwyn

Meet George and Myrtle Pengwyn. They are a cross between Rockhopper and Emperor penguins. This is a concept illustration to help inspire me to write a children’s story featuring them. With Love, Russ  

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I Admit I’m Addicted

It’s happened again. I tried to deny it. But in the harsh glare of the morning light I couldn’t ignore it any longer. I’d laid in bed for half the night in a semi-sleep/semi-conscious state thinking of characters and plots … Continue reading

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Giraffe Laughs

I believe that Clyde would think these photos were hilarious, and I’d have to agree with his expert opinion on the subject. W With Love, Russ  

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Concept Illustrations in Color and Some Updates

The first concept color illustration is for “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”–the story that is scheduled to become my fourth book to be released. It appears at this point that “Duck” will be about 10 pages longer than my … Continue reading

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Get Your Stories Straight

Below is a non-fiction short story I wrote some time ago. I may include it in an eBook short on parenting. Get Your Stories Straight By Russ Towne Like nearly all siblings, our sons sometimes got into quarrels. When that occurred, … Continue reading

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