What You’ve Missed

Those who don’t follow my flash fiction and short story fiction blog titled Imaginings of a Grateful Man http://imaginingsofagratefulman.com missed about a dozen flash fiction and short stories in just the last week including those about:

A survivor of the doomed RMS Titanic

What WWII slave laborers in Nazi Germany do to help the war effort

How a young man who doesn’t listen to his mother accidentally starts a war

A group of women who devise a plan to escape slavery

Two stories about how fateful decisions change everything

How getting stranded on a deserted island is the best thing that happened to a man

A club of little old ladies makes a violent purse snatcher rue the day he stole one of their purses

With love,


About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 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 the beauty of kindness and nature.
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8 Responses to What You’ve Missed

  1. Val Boyko says:

    I did miss! Thank for drawing my attention to it!
    I’m off to get some ice-cream and will enjoy the reading later 🙂
    Val x

  2. Unfortunately Russ…. I’m having trouble keeping up with regular reading…tired and other issues… so haven’t been able to read your fiction blogs…. Diane

    • russtowne says:

      No worries, Diane. I’m saddened to hear that your sleep issues are still heavily impacting you.

      • Actually Russ, I am starting to sleep more.. but I think my body has just been under stress for so long ..it’s going to take a while to get stronger… and there are a couple of other medical issues that I’m still dealing with…but thanks for caring…. Diane

  3. bulldog says:

    Wish I had the time… at the mo just too many things happening…

    • russtowne says:

      No worries, bulldog. I understand. My flash fiction stories tend to only be about three paragraphs long, so if you ever need a brief mental break from the many things happening in your life…

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