James Russell is a first-time children’s book author. He figures if he's going to write one, he may as well write three or four (oh yes, that's right - there's a chapter book coming, called The Dragon Defenders! (You can sign up for email alerts here)

He has 12 years in the newspaper business, both as an editor and a journalist/columnist. Now he's a full time writer of books!

On the weekends - and by night - he is a father to two young boys whose insatiable demand for a new story both morning and night is the inspiration behind The Dragon Brothers Trilogy and The Dragon Defenders.