D.L. Russell has been published in various anthologies and magazines since 2007. He has been publishing since late 2009 when he launched the ezine, Strange, Weird, and Wonderful Magazine with the goal of supplying writers and artists with less name recognition to have another option to showcase their work. He eventually moved into publishing books via Strange, Weird, and Wonderful Publishing with Sharon Black, and eventually to his own publishing company, Black Books Publishing, Inc.
Like his earlier publishing efforts, D.L. Russel Books is primarily an anthology publisher interested in working with newer, unrecognized talent attempting t to establish themselves within the genres of Speculative Fiction, and Erotica.