One of the big ideas we present to readers in The Puddle Club is something called “Personal Par” Most folks understand what par means in golf — Par is the number of strokes (hits) it should take you to get your ball from the tee box into the hole. Each tee box has a marker […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 6 – PERSONAL PAR
Today I’m going to go over the underlying theme of The Puddle Club and briefly examine why the book is resonating so deeply with readers of all ages. How many times have you heard the expression “life is just a game”? I’m guessing quite a few, because it’s one of the truest of […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 5 – Game Of Life First
With Skyler (our Hero) and her sidekick Ralphie (the talking golf ball) clearly established, they both begin the journey through the mystical golf course known only as The Puddle Club. This journey will eventually lead them both back home but there is no guarantee they will ever make it. This is the risk of taking […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – part 4 – PRACTICEOPOLIS
Once I knew that the best way to achieve the goal of writing an educational and inspiring book about golf – particularly junior golf – was through fantasy and magical-realism, is when the book really began to take on a life of it’s own. The structure became apparent rather quickly. Junior golfers typically play nine […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 3
Anytime I was at the clubhouse with my daughter, Gregg Russell and I began to talk about his dream of getting a helpful book for junior golfer’s into the world. He and his wife have run many of the US Kids Golf tournaments in the Philadelphia PGA section, and have years of […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 2
My family relocated to the Philadelphia suburbs in the winter of 2015. My wife had landed her dream job and who was I, an out-of-work screenwriter, to hold her back? After living all of our adult lives in either the NYC or LA, it was with cautious optimism that we settled among the Amish […]Read More The story behind The Puddle Club – Part 1
CLICK HERE >> KIRKUS REVIEW OF THE PUDDLE CLUB.Read More Kirkus Reviews gives The Puddle Club a starred review.
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The final edits are done, the cover is all set and the endorsements are rolling in. I’m so excited to share this book with golf fans and players of all ages in January 2018. There is already talk of the book being used as a teaching aid by one of the world’s largest junior golf […]Read More Countdown to publication…