Tag Archives: suspense

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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An Opportunity Someone’s Going to Love

I’ve written some fictional suspenseful crime drama stories and I seek volunteer Beta Readers to experience and provide feedback to me about them.  It’s an opportunity to be among the first to see some my edited stories in draft form. … Continue reading

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A Way to Get My Book Touched for Free

ReadingDeals The link will take you to a site where for a limited time you can get the eBook version of my book Touched for free. It’s full of stories of contemporary and speculative fiction. With Love, Russ     … 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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My Muse Has a Wicked Sense of Humor

My muse has an incredible sense of timing and wicked sense of humor. She thinks it’s hilarious to wait until the middle of the night and then wake me up with story ideas and dreams that could be turned into … Continue reading

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My First Novella: Mongoose and Black Snake

I wanted you to be the first to know that I’ve decided to write my first novella. Its working title is “Mongoose and Black Snake.” I believe it is a suspenseful thriller with a lot of action. Although I’ve written about … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here!

I just sent the file for Palpable Imaginings to the printer. They’ll do a quick review of the format and content, and if they see no issues with either, they’ll send the layout they create of the electronic files of … Continue reading

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