Category Archives: Fictional Short Stories I’ve Written

The Eyes (Have It in Softcover)

My latest book, titled It Was Her Eyes, is now available on Amazon.com in softcover/paperback format: It Was Her Eyes I’m working on a hardcover version. It is likely to be released in January. With Love, Russ

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It Was Her Eyes Update

I revised the story for my first novella It Was Her Eyes based on excellent feedback I received from seven Beta Readers, then sent it to my editor. It is now ready for the interior layout and cover design. Unfortunately, this is the … Continue reading

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An Announcement & Opportunity

I just finished the initial full draft of my first official novella-length story, titled It Was Her Eyes. I’ve never been more proud of my writing nor felt more like a writer than when I typed “The End” after completing this phase of what … Continue reading

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A Taste of “It Was Her Eyes”

In an earlier post I mentioned the story seed for “It Was Her Eyes.” I thought some of you would enjoy seeing a pre-edited rough draft of the beginning of my story. As in all aspects of my story, it is … Continue reading

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It Was Her Eyes

Two posts ago I mentioned I planned to focus more of my energy on creating stories involving paranormal topics, perhaps with a twist of love or romance. A couple ideas came to me in the meantime but none took flight. … Continue reading

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Touched and Genre-Whiplash

Most of the stories in my fiction anthology Touched are either paranormal/fantasy with a touch of romance or action/thrillers with violence. I didn’t plan for it to be that way. I just wrote the stories as they came to me … Continue reading

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Touched News

My eBook Touched is now being featured on the home page of ChoosyBookworm. It is a book of my fiction stories. The listing says the price is $2.99 but I just changed the price so if you buy it through Amazon.com you … Continue reading

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