Category Archives: Project Updates for Children’s Stories/Poems I Wrote

Saving Tom Turkey

Here is a scene from The Ducks Who Flew Every Which Way where Loopy distracts an eagle to save Tom Turkey. Illustrator Josh Mcgill captures the moment well. The children’s picture book will be released in April. With love, Russ  

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A Sketch of a Possible Cover Idea

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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Dragons, Unicorns, Ducks, & Giraffes

  My audiobook adventure has been a total delight. I’ve made 14 offers to voice talent/producers. They yielded 11 released audiobooks, with three more in production and scheduled for release this month and next.   I just listed for auditions … Continue reading

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Cute as a…

Our son Brian holds Raiden, who appears to either be a bug or an alien, perhaps an alien bug. Raiden is such a sweet, good-natured child that he inspired me to dedicate my latest picture children’s book to him, Sunny … Continue reading

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“Mysti Z’s Magical Day” Now in Softcover

Mysti Z’s Magical Day is now available in softcover format on Amazon.com. You now have a choice between hardcover and softcover formats. Mysti Z’s Magical Day With Love, Russ

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Sunny Illustrations

My latest children’s picture book project is titled Sunny Saves the Day. It’s about a rambunctious puppy whose antics help a grumpy couple learn to laugh and smile. Jack Wiens has nearly completed all the illustrations, and Karen M. Smith completed … Continue reading

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Sunny’s Bouncing Path of Destruction

  That little rascal Sunny is at it again. The poor Grumpadinkles don’t stand a chance with the energetic puppy around. The illustrations by Jack Wiens above and the excerpts below are from my latest children’s picture book project, Sunny … Continue reading

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