Category Archives: Non-fiction Stories I’ve Written

Any 5 Softcover OR 3 Hardcover Signed Books from this List for $20!

Plus FREE SHIPPING via Media Mail. All books will be signed by their respective authors (except the anthologies involving many writers.) While supplies last. I’m sorry, but due to much higher shipping costs and substantially greater paperwork required for international shipping, … Continue reading

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Outsmarted by a 3-Year-Old

During the recent visit from our son Brian and his family I gave my 3-year-old grandson Zachary a couple of Graham crackers. I didn’t want him to have too many so I intentionally gave to him a couple of the ones that were … Continue reading

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Can You Shed Any Light on This?

I received an inquiry today that I’m not sure what to do with. I’d like any feedback, suggestions, and/or advice you might have as to whether you think it’s real or a scam, and if the former, what to do … Continue reading

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Two Down

I finished and sent to my editor drafts of my two new hopefully humorous and heartwarming book projects, “Stop Peeing in the Kitty Litter” (about Parenting) and “Who Would Do Something Silly Like That?” (about Marriage.) It’s nice to have … Continue reading

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“Slices of Life” has Been Released!

http://www.amazon.com/Slices-Life-Anthology-Selected-Non-Fiction/dp/1500314447/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1411923074&sr=8-8&keywords=Russ+Towne I’m pleased to announce that Slices of Life has been released and is available on Amazon.com! Slices of Life is an anthology of the selected non-fiction stories. From heart-warming memories of childhood, to humorous perspectives on aging and inspiring … Continue reading

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Kindness Was The Name Of The Game

Kindness Was the Name of the Game By Russ Towne In 2012 my wife and I experienced a most unusual baseball game between the Giants and the Yankees. During it we got to see a 5-run homer, a batter run … Continue reading

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A Warm Heart on a Cold Day

From the time I was a young boy all the way through my most of my thirties I tended not to fit in with most of my peers. I was introverted, socially awkward, lacked confidence, and often felt shunned and … Continue reading

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