The oceans and the age of sail is a fascinating time that captured my young imagination on the first pages of Stevenson’s Treasure Island, and the first time I read Melville’s opening words, “Call me Ishmael.” Continue reading The Call of the Sea: An Essay
Rejoin the Imperial refugees aboard Emperor Palpatine’s shuttle for Part Six as they fend off a bounty hunter and prepare to attack the Stargazer! Continue reading Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction, Part VI
The universe is smart. It knows things and has an uncanny sense of timing. It knew I needed a kick in the pants, and delivered it wrapped in twenty-seven typed words from a good friend. Continue reading The Day I Became a “Rocket Boy”
Cat-owner problems are expounded when you’re a writer. Meet Fitz. Continue reading Writing with Fitz
I’ve always loved Peter Gabriel’s song, San Jacinto. The lyrics rolled around in my head long enough to create a short story based on the Apache ceremony he refers to in the song. This is in no way accurate to any Apache ceremony. It’s just my interpretation of what the lyrics conjured up for me. Enjoy! Continue reading San Jacinto
The beginning of a supernatural short story based on the lyrics of “Reverend Wrinkle” by Black Stone Cherry. Enjoy! Continue reading Reverend Wrinkle
This art/wood/literary project was fun and educational at the same time, teaching me some of my ancestral mythology. Check it out! Continue reading Lyle’s Sketch/Project of the Day: Fenrir-themed Viking Shield
Now, in Part V, we flash back a final time to join Darth Vader and Lieutenant Seeda at The Temple of the Kyber on the ancient moon of Jedha. The Emperor has ordered his apprentice to restart the stalled Kyber crystal excavation and retrieve two artifacts from the temple. While the crystal mining gets back underway, a rebel faction on Jedha, led by the outlaw Saw Gerrera, learns of Vader’s arrival at the temple and attempts to take him out! Continue reading Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction, Part V
Previously, in Star Wars: Lifeboat… In Lifeboat: Part III’s flashback, then-Lieutenant Varon Seeda delivers a message to Darth Vader on … Continue reading Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction, Part IV
From the future Historical-Fiction/Horror novel The Man in Cell 41 by Lyle S. Russell. Follow this blog for updates! Continue reading ‘The Man in Cell 41’ Book Trailer debut!
Struggling with your writing? Open your mind with a little bit of music. Continue reading Listen To Music While You Write? I Say Yes, You Can!
In part III, we pick up Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction with a flashback, and follow a young Imperial Lieutenant with a message from The Emperor for the Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Darth Vader! Continue reading Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction, Part III
Check out the book trailer video for Code Name: Augustine! Due to an editing delay, the release is looking more … Continue reading Code Name: Augustine Book Trailer debut!
In Lifeboat, Part II, the Imperial survivors learn a terrible truth about Darth Vader, and discover a traitor in their midst aboard the shuttle… Continue reading Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction, Part II
Set at the fall of the Empire, Lifeboat tells the story of a band of Imperial survivors from the Battle of Endor in 4ABY, and the secrets they still carry… Continue reading Lifeboat: A Star Wars Fan Fiction, Part I
If you’ve read my other posts, you might already know I have an affinity for books over other mediums for … Continue reading Old books can be the best books
Some folks will call it a creative slowdown, or a loss of inspiration. Maybe the educated among us refer to … Continue reading Second Novel is Underway! The Man in Cell 41
I love a good story. I love plot twists and characters that are engaging and interesting. I also love to … Continue reading The Book or the Movie?
Thank you for visiting my page. I’m grateful you’re here. This blog is a large first step toward the realization of my lifelong goal to become a published author. That goal grows nearer by the day! Continue reading Welcome to the home of LSR Books!