Meet the Authors and Illustrators
Graduate from Central Missouri State University with a Degree of Education. He started his career at Orrick Elementary school were he taught sixth grade, middle school and high school for several years. He lives on their family farm with his wife and two daughters along with a pack of bloodhounds and a whippet. They enjoy showing their bloodhounds and attending events with their dog friends.
Russ has a passion for history and has participated in living history events for over twenty years. His favorite time in history is Medieval England and the mid 1800's or the Victorian Era with a focus on the Civil War.
Russ is passionate about teaching and has taken his talent to the field of special needs. Working with special people has become an important part of his life.
A graduate of Central Missouri State University with a degree in Agricultural Business and currently works in the field of Agriculture.
Like her husband RL Swigart she lives on their family farm and enjoys showing their pack of bloodhounds with their youngest daughter. She also has a passion for history which is one of the many reasons that brought her and RL Swigart together.
She is also an avid genealogist and has worked on researching and building her family history for over fifteen years.