* * * About Rebecca Ryals Russell * * *
She is a fourth generation Floridian. She was born in Gainesville, grew up in Sunrise, lived in Orlando and Jacksonville before moving outside Lake City to care for ailing parents.
The daughter of an Elementary-school principal and secretary, for fourteen years she taught Middle Grades, preferring English and Creative Writing. She had several students’ works published in anthologies as well as her own poetry, photography and stories. Her main interests are her four teen/young adult children and Irish hubby of 37 years. She enjoys spending her time writing, drawing, going to movies, reading, discussing philosophy with her son.
Over the course of the next few years she has several books being published.
Be sure to check out the special interactive Middle Grade Reader website Tween Books Quest for tons of information about Stardust Warriors and SageBorn Chronicles, her newest MG series.