R. Russell Clarke


At a young age I began reading comic books and fantasy novels. This led to role playing games which led to storytelling. I began creating my own comic books when I was around 15 and found a love of the "four-color" hero in my blood. Having become recently unemployed I decided to re-explore stories that have been bouncing around in my head through out the years.

My thanks to my wife Jessica, without whom I never would be able to stand, and E. L. Gross, without whom I never would have begun this journey.

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The Bard: A Story
Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Grandfather!” came a high-pitched yell. He smiled as a glint came to his blue eyes and his clean shaven face creased in delight. It never got old when the young ones called out to him with the endearment that everyone in the town called him. It was probably one of the things that kept him looking so young for his 250 years.

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adventure    bard    dungeon    fantasy    fiction    magic    tales    wizard   

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Smashwords book reviews by R. Russell Clarke

  • Last Bus to Nowhere on March 02, 2012

    A great character driven story in the vein of a great Twilight Zone episode! Definate must read.
  • The Hand That Beats Thee on March 02, 2012

    A good first story from a talented author. Shows that Karma can truly be a -----.