Category Archives: True Stories I’ve Written

True short stories

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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Who Would Do Something Silly Like That?

Who Would Do Something Silly Like That? By Russ Towne This experience may have been the most embarrassing time of my life – and, considering how many such moments I’ve had, that is really saying something. Many years ago, I … 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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Three More Stories Will Soon Be Added to Slices of Life

The non-fiction short story anthology project showcasing the work of eleven writers (so far) is at about 24,000 words and three additional stories will be added soon. Hopefully they’ll bring the word count to 26,000+. My target for this anthology … Continue reading

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Children’s App and Anthology Updates

Clyde and Friends Children’s App I just heard from the developer of the Clyde and Friends children’s app. The narrator for the app has recorded the sound files. The developer said he has a wonderful deep voice, which is how … Continue reading

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Hang-Dragging

Hang-Dragging By Russ Towne When I was in my thirties a friend invited my sons and I to go with him to an introductory hang-gliding session. Ordinarily that would have been just about the last thing in the world I’d … Continue reading

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