russ ryan it's just a dog author photo2 mediumABOUT THE AUTHOR

Aside from being a dog lover and a dog widower, RUSS RYAN has written and developed screenplays with the Hollywood producers of American PieFinal Destination, and Fireflies in the Garden. He was also a writer on a really bad teen comedy, National Lampoon’s Repli-kate, starring Eugene Levy. This is his first novel.

In addition, he is the creator of Meansheets, a vintage movie poster blog that focuses on the greatest artists and illustrators from the 1940’s-1980’s.


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2 responses

  1. Russ, this is incredible. I am so excited for you. Can’t wait to read the book. Also, I checked through your book recommendations. I loved “Merle’s Door”. Such a great book.

    Best, Matt (Johnson)

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