Tag Archives: stories

Desperate Journeys is Now an e-Book!

For those who prefer reading eBooks, Desperate Journeys is now available in the Kindle format for just $2.99 (or FREE for those subscribed to the Kindle Unlimited Service!) Kindle Version You can also get the 5×8 inch softcover version for only … 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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The Shot Rang Out

The Shot Rang Out is a book of 500-word western stories written by 52 authors. I’m one of them. Scott Harris compiled the book. It should be released in about two weeks. It’s been a fun project and we may … Continue reading

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The Force Fights Bullying

The Force Fights Bullying The link above is to an article about a girl who came home in tears after wearing a Star War shirt to school and bullies said Star Wars is only for boys. What happened next touched … Continue reading

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A Fun Book Fair Story

At one of the book fairs I just attended, a delightful girl perhaps five or six years old  stopped by my table and locked her eyes onto one of my books. I could tell that her mother was somewhere nearby … Continue reading

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Free: Kindle eBook & Email Newsletter!

I’m creating a FREE newsletter titled Russ Towne’s Children’s Stories and to celebrate I’m offering ONE of the following for those who subscribe to it: FREE: Your choice of ONE of my children’s books in the Kindle eBook format. OR Three for $1: Your choice of any THREE of my children’s books … Continue reading

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