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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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Project Updates on Five Children’s Books

You may have noticed that I’ve mentioned plans to release five new children’s books by the end of next month yet I’ve only shared illustrations for two of them. The reason is that of the four illustrators with whom I’ve … 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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Introducing Quinn C. Train the star of “The Train Who Loved Children”

Shortly after posting the complete story of “The Train Who Loved Children” I received the concept illustration of Quinn C. Train from the illustrator, Josh McGill. He is delightful to work with and magically transforms my stories from written words … Continue reading

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Amazon.com Released My Third Children’s Book Today

I’m pleased to announce that Amazon.com released “Rusty Bear and Thomas, Too” today. http://www.amazon.com/Rusty-Bear-Thomas-Russ-Towne/dp/1492243388/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1378338539&sr=1-3&keywords=russ+towne If the link doesn’t work, please check out the book on Amazon.com by typing “Russ Towne in books” in the search field. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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