Tag Archives: Russ Towne

Sunny Illustrations

My latest children’s picture book project is titled Sunny Saves the Day. It’s about a rambunctious puppy whose antics help a grumpy couple learn to laugh and smile. Jack Wiens has nearly completed all the illustrations, and Karen M. Smith completed … Continue reading

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Modern Mouse is Featuring My Books

I’m delighted to announce that Premiere gift shop Modern Mouse in Alameda, California will be soon be featuring in their store and on their website all five of my children’s picture books they were considering!: Wilbur the Duck Who Flew … Continue reading

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Touched

I’m delighted to announce my fourteenth book is scheduled for release on Amazon.com and elsewhere on April 5, 2015. It is titled Touched and subtitled Speculative and Flash Fiction. It is the second of my fiction short story anthologies. The first, … Continue reading

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It Does

My eyes don’t always get it right And even my heart is sometimes wrong about love So now I trust my spirit more than my heart or sight Because when I don’t know the answers To life’s toughest questions It … Continue reading

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“Nature’s Symphony”

Here is my latest song, “Nature’s Symphony”. I wrote the lyric and Kevin Harris did the rest. Russ

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Enchanted

Some folks say there’s too much silence When out in the country If only they could hear All the sounds that inspire me The leaves on each tree do their own little dance As they sway to every tune When … Continue reading

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“No More Secrets/No More Lies”: Dedicated to All Who’ve Had Their Heart Broken By A Dishonest Lover

The attached/linked song is dedicated to everyone who has been cheated on, lied to, or otherwise had your heart broken by a dishonest lover. Some of you have heard an earlier version of this song before, but I think you’ll … Continue reading

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Breakthrough!

Breakthrough! By Russ Towne Darkness dominates. It starts with a faint glow. Patient. Persistent. Chipping away. Lightens. Brightens. Until only a wisp remains To hold it back. Then that too dissolves. Breakthrough! — Is the above a description of: The … Continue reading

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“Katie Sue”

Some long-time readers of this blog may recall reading an earlier post about a song called “Katie Sue”. It started out to be a song about a man’s first love that the listeners learned late in the song was actually … Continue reading

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Songwriting Adventure Updates

Three song updates: The Hollywood executive who is pitching “No More Secrets/No More Lies” to the new TV show “Nashville” may also be pitching it as background for a bar scene in a Fox TV show. I plan to put … Continue reading

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