Some Demented Guy Keeps Posting My Life Story

Hey. Spencer here. I've been online ever since I could remember. Hell, Mom posted sonogram photos on Facebook before Dad made her take them down. Down from her fake account about our fake life. Like he was worried somebody would notice a resemblance between fetus me and his masked, muscled self. Then I was born. … Continue reading Some Demented Guy Keeps Posting My Life Story

The Tragedy of Danny Rand

https://medium.com/@russ.linton/the-tragedy-of-danny-rand-484d3c120321 Danny Rand’s appearance in Luke Cage season two gave comic book fans a glimmer of hope for the second run of Iron Fist. The man with the glowing fist appeared dashing, confident, and seemed to have found his place in the Netflix Marvel pantheon. Excited pre-release chatter was all about the redemption of Danny Rand. A few … Continue reading The Tragedy of Danny Rand

Giving Superhero a Whole New Meaning?

This bright, quirky fantasy, gives "superhero" a whole new meaning... The world Russ creates is so real, so believable, that you're left wanting more of this character driven, action packed book. - One of my first reviews of Crimson Son, a 5 star review from the Author Visits. Now that the Crimson Son Universe has … Continue reading Giving Superhero a Whole New Meaning?

Chat With Russ Linton This Weekend – Plus Superhero Stories!

Want to talk fantasy with me? This weekend myself and twenty other fantasy authors will be taking over Kevin Potter's Facebook Page. We've formed a fellowship of sorts. Originally, there were nineteen of us with works forged by elven smiths. Naturally, a twentieth (ahem) had to come along and try to take over. I'm going to have to … Continue reading Chat With Russ Linton This Weekend – Plus Superhero Stories!

Crimson Son Nominated for International Book Award

Well, this has surely been a roller coaster weekend. First thing's first: Crimson Son was reader nominated for an international indie book award! Crazy, right? If you love me, you'll go here and vote for Crimson Son. If you hate me, I guess you'll go there and vote (but I guess it might not be for … Continue reading Crimson Son Nominated for International Book Award

Empty Quiver Now Available!

"so real, so believable, that you're left wanting more..." - The Author Visits 5 star Review of Crimson Son WANT NO MORE Empty Quiver: Tales from the Crimson Son Universe is now available on Amazon! If you snuck in on my mailing list, you received your FREE copy of Empty Quiver. (Sign up now for future … Continue reading Empty Quiver Now Available!

Name Your Price for Award Winning Books? How About FREE!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR FREE BOOKS Details below: Let me cut to the chase. Above is the cover reveal for my upcoming anthology, Empty Quiver: Tales from the Crimson Son Universe. More Augments, more top secret history, and most importantly: more Hurricane. Below is a collection of fiction so badass it survived the Immerse or Die … Continue reading Name Your Price for Award Winning Books? How About FREE!

Writing Stuff You Don’t Even Know You Want Yet

Read on and learn how to get a FREE copy of my upcoming novelette, Empty Quiver. This past weekend I hosted Write Club over at my house. (Yep, I'm about to break the first rule.) Essentially what happens is a few of us local writers get together and crank out words between breaks for tea (coffee, … Continue reading Writing Stuff You Don’t Even Know You Want Yet

Just Say No to Originality

Once again I find myself on the cutting edge of creativity and originality. Or, well, maybe just a few inches behind that edge. Possibly more. Like when I wrote a book about the nineteen year old son of a powerless superhero, shopped the manuscript around a bit, decided to go self pub and then Steelheart … Continue reading Just Say No to Originality