I’ve Begun a New Fictional Serial Short Story

Happy New Year! I’ve begun a draft of a new fictional serial short story under development. Working title: Blood.

Below are the first few lines of the first installment. You can read the whole serial story over time at http://imaginingsofagratefulman.com.

by Russ Towne

The man was in his early forties. A trickle of sweat dripped down his forehead, stinging his right eye. He blinked rapidly, his eyes already irritated by too little sleep for too long. White lines rushed by, along with everything else he saw with blurry eyes.

He stomped on the accelerator and the engine bucked and roared in protest but complied, a wheeled horse being raked with vicious spurs.

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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9 Responses to I’ve Begun a New Fictional Serial Short Story

  1. Interesting and I wish you all the success with it…………

  2. sounds intriguing…You can’t just sit still can you? 🙂

    • russtowne says:

      LOL! I’ve learned that when the flow starts it is best and easiest just to start writing than it is to try to stop it. Thank you for your kind comment, Diana.

  3. bulldog says:

    Great beginning…

  4. Ann Koplow says:

    You’re off to a great start!

  5. russtowne says:

    I appreciate your kind comment, Ann. Now all I have to do is create a good middle and end! ;-D!


  6. utesmile says:

    Great start, I can see another great story developing!

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