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Bloody Showdown on Three Falls Creek

My latest western book Bloody Showdown at Three Falls Creek is now available as a paperback on Amazon.com!: Bloody Showdown on Three Falls Creek https://www.amazon.com/dp/1720074712?ref_=pe_870760_150889320 With love, Russ   Advertisements

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A Three-Book Publishing Agreement

Image Credit: Ganapathy Kumar via Unsplash.com I just agreed to a three-book contract with a top Stories, publisher of western books. I’ll include one of my short stories in each of three of their western anthologies. I’ve written stories for … Continue reading

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Coming Soon

Photo Credit: Priscilla Du Perez via Unsplash.com The second book of my tales of the old west is scheduled for release next week the week of August 20. It’s titled A Bullet in the Neck.  Here’s a taste of the … Continue reading

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Saddled Up and Ridin’ the Trail

With the recent release of Desperate Journeys, Desperate Journeys my book of five suspenseful, action-packed crime stories, I have now saddled up and am ridin’ the trail of writing western stories that will be included in several books of western tales by … Continue reading

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A Fun Adventure

I love doing author readings to youngsters in schools, libraries, and elsewhere. They’re fun and I’m delighted to experience the reactions of the children and adults to my creations. Such adventures often yield surprises. I had two amazing surprises the … Continue reading

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The Power of Using Beta Readers

I just finished writing an unedited draft of a story of action and suspense titled “Blood Oaths” and sent it to my beta readers last night. I’ve already received helpful feedback that will help me enhance my story. One of … Continue reading

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#23 On New Releases

Remember the book of western stories I mentioned featured my yarn, “Mary’s Medicine” along with the creations of 51 other western authors? The Shot Rang Out compiled by Scott Harris was released this week and I’ve been told it’s already climbed … Continue reading

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