Who’s Creating Whom?


Photo credit: Greg Rakozy

I sometimes wonder whether I’m creating my characters or they’re creating me. I suspect it’s some of both.

With love,



About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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6 Responses to Who’s Creating Whom?

  1. I love this thought, this concept, Russ. It makes so much sense to me!

  2. ksbeth says:

    it is absolutely a collaborative effort.

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