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

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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All The Colors of Mysti

My illustrators and I have created many characters for boys, but I have to admit that it’s been much more of a challenge for me to create characters that young girls would love. Until now colorful Mysti’s hair, tail, and … Continue reading

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Life in a Colorless World

  The scenes above are from my latest children’s picture book project, Mysti Z’s Magical Day. They depict the moment after a mysterious fog has drained all the color from where Mysti and her friend were playing. Everyone is shocked … Continue reading

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