create • write • speak

"I never want to say anything that makes me quotable." - Ricky
contact: rr@rickyruss.com


non-fiction • study book • 2,525 words per chapter | 2 chapters

I challenged myself to create, write, and design a "book" in 4 days.

other books I'VE WRITTEN

My Books are Trojan Horses

Vulnerability is a gentle giant that knocks down walls. He’s not talked about much, and most people fear him, but he needs to be embraced. So, I write with my heart, speak with my ears, and create with my mind.

Your book can take you places where Social can't go.

Books on Blurb

All of my books can be ordered on Blurb.
Contact for bulk orders: rr@rickyruss.com

A beggar with a cardboard sign

publishes more content than a writer who never clicks publish.

my sto*RR*ies

RECENT SPEAKING • 503-505-0995

Transitional Youth • Rotaries • Washington County Jail • FCCI Conference • Portland Business Luncheon • Bonneville Power • Prison Fellowship Conference • OSCI Prison • Coffee Creek Prison • Celebrate Recovery Groups • Sonrise Church • 5 Rock Ranch • Free on Outside • Living Waters Fellowship • Medford Gospel Mission • Westside Christian High


left-handed • right-brained

TEN20 • Interviews

the Place between the Promise and the Palace is the Process.

I thought about going to Washington State, but I ended up going to Washington County.

PHD from WCU


I once drove a judge to prison. The same judge (Judge Tom Kohl) who presided over my case.

Judge to Prison