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My First Novella’s Cover

This is the front cover for my soon-to-be-released first novella, It Was Her Eyes. The watermarks will be removed for the actual cover. With love, Russ

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Story Excerpts and Updates

My latest writing project, It Was Her Eyes, is progressing nicely. Until now, my writing for grownups has involved short stories. This is my most ambitious writing project yet. I’ve typed about 6,600 words, and wrote perhaps a thousand more (while … 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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Special Offer for My Just-Released Book “Touched”

My latest book, Touched, has just been released via Amazon.com and Kindle! It is a collection of my Speculative and Flash Fiction stories. I invite you to check it out at: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00V0YRDIW http://www.amazon.com/Touched-Speculative-Fiction-Russ-Towne/dp/1508756236/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1426982913&sr=1-5&keywords=russ+towne Or, you can find it by typing “Russ Towne” … Continue reading

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Palpable Imaginings: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Process of Self-Publishing

There were quite a few reasons why I began developing a financially sustainable model for a group-self-publishing anthology project. I wanted to help writers get their stories placed in their debut print publication, and to help already-published authors increase their … Continue reading

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Palpable Imaginings is Nearly 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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Cover Reveal for Palpable Imaginings

Palpable cover proof The link will take you to the proof of the front cover and spine of Palpable Imaginings. I still need to get the text for the back cover to the designer before it will be completed, but … Continue reading

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