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Attention People Who Love to Help Create Children’s Books!

I’m an author of several self-published children’s books. I have far more additional stories   and ideas for additional books than I have the financial resources to self-publish them in a timely fashion. Self-publishing has become quite an expensive undertaking for … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Reading Children’s Books?

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304854804579236102686324842?mod=trending_now_4 I found this article interesting and thought many of you would too. With Love, Russ PS: I just ordered my physical proof from the printer for “Clyde and Hoozy Whatzadingle”. It should arrive on 12/11, and hopefully be released on … Continue reading

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Good News For Etsy.com and EBay Fans

All my books are now available via Etsy.com, EBay, and Amazon.com, AmazonUK. You can check out my Etsy store via the link below: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClydeandFriendsBooks With Love, Russ

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Setbacks, Opportunities, Challenges, and Success

For me, writing children’s stories is fun, quick, and relatively easy. I can often write one within three to five hours–and that includes multiple drafts, and considering and incorporating the feedback of others. So far, it has taken me about a … Continue reading

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“Clyde and the Hoozawhatzadingle”

I’ve received so much positive feedback from people of all ages regarding my first book, “Clyde and I” that I decided to create a third book involving him. And I decided to go back to the original accidental formula I … Continue reading

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Concept Sketch and Illustration for “Zach and Backer, the Toad Who Rode a Bull”

Here are the initial concept sketch and full-color illustration (which will probably also be used on the front-cover of the book) for “Zach and Backer, the Toad Who Road  Bull”. With Love, Russ

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More Full-Color Illustrations for “Hippo”

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