Transcending Distance and Time

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One of the many reasons I love to write is that I can sit alone in my little writing nook in the present and create something that can touch, entertain, and connect with the hearts, minds, and spirits of readers and listeners of all ages, not only around the world but potentially far into the future, long after I’m dead.

Such transcendence of distance and time is more than merely magical to me. It is spiritual and sacred.

May your days be filled with blessings.

With love,

Russ

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Wolverine McLean is now an Audiobook​!

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One of my most popular western stories, and a personal favorite of mine, Wolverine McLean, is now available as an audiobook via Amazon, Audible, and iTunes!
With love,
Russ
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Cover for Wilbur Sequel & News for Another

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I’ve enjoyed writing the sequel to Wilbur the Duck Who Flew Upside Down so much that I’ve begun writing a third one featuring Wilbur and the rest of his wacky family and unusual flock as they help a family of ostriches fulfill a lifelong but seemingly impossible dream. The working title is Wilbur and the Not-So-Impossible Dream.
With love,
Russ

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A Sketch of a Possible Cover Idea

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My Illustrator Josh McGill is creating a cover illustration for my next children’s book, ebook, and audiobook, all titled The Ducks Who Flew Every Which Way. I thought you’d enjoy a peek at a concept sketch for it.

With love,

Russ

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Interview Co-Author with Holly Bargo

 

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Holly Bargo Interview

My co-author on Six Shots Each Gun, Holly Bargo, was recently interviewed. It was a treat for me to read it and I believe you’ll enjoy it too.

I’m in the process of turning Six Shots Each Gun into an audiobook. As I listen to each story, I’m reminded as to just how good a writer Holly Bargo is. I’m blessed to have her as a co-writer of this book. Plus, she’s fun to work with. I’d love to see her write more westerns. She’s a natural for the genre.

May your days be filled with blessings.

Russ

 

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As a hopeless romantic I’m drawn to writing stories of improbable beginnings and happy endings.

I didn't have my glasses on....

“as a hopeless romantic, I’m drawn to stories of improbable beginnings.”

-mary kay andrews

image credit: A Magical Miniature World Of Snails by Vyacheslav Mishchenko

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A Mickey Mouse Gift

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A restaurant owner treated her employees and their families to an all-expenses-paid trip to DisneyWorld.

A Mickey Mouse Gift

Photo Credit: Elijah Chan

Story Sources: The News and Observer, Leo @ Not All News is Bad

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