Tag Archives: story

Western Blogs and Book Reviews

  Scottharriswest.com My friend Scott Harris just highlighted my second western book on his blog. If you like westerns I highly recommend that you check out his site, and the books he’s written. I believe you’ll be glad you did! … Continue reading

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Dream Meld

It’s happened. Dreams of real life and imagined life via one of my fiction stories joined together into a mind-tripping dream meld last night. I believe I accidentally set myself up for it when I added a brief dream sequence … Continue reading

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Santa’s Helper: The Beginning of a New Short Fiction Story

Hi. I’ve been so focused on releasing several children’s books that I’ve not written a new fiction story for adults in months. Well, finally a story has begun to bubble up for me. The working title is called Santa’s Helper. The … Continue reading

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Zach and the Toad Who Road the Bull

Dear friends: I don’t normally post my fiction stories on this blog but decided to make an exception in this case. The story below is a (hopefully) humorous rhyming story for children of all ages. May it brighten the day … Continue reading

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Change of Heart: A Children’s Rhyming Story

Change of Heart  “Why do you look so sad?” asked my friend Chad.  “It’s because of the bad day I’ve had!”  He asked, “What’s wrong with your eyes?”  Now that was a big surprise!  As he and I sat to … Continue reading

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I don’t normally post fiction on this blog, but I believe this story falls within the tone and theme of this site. With love, Russ Here By Russ Towne An older, distinguished-looking man met me at the boat. He had an … Continue reading

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I Pity the Poor Burgler

As I locked up to head for bed, the thought occurred to me that there are 6 dogs at our house tonight. That crazy number includes some we’re watching for relatives. I chuckled at what would happen to a burglar … Continue reading

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