Richard  Roberts




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Richard Roberts

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I've been writing for a long, long time. A long, long, long time. Do you remember when dirt was invented? I was using it to scratch out stories. Getting published was harder, but now I'm hooked up with Curiosity Quills and I have real books in paper, and you should buy some!

As a writer my fascination has always been children's literature, especially children's lit that is also adult lit. For some reason, this means that instead I write gothic light romance for fun, and very dark and tragic young adult books for passion. I love seeing the world through the eyes of strange people, and I believe that happy endings must be earned the hard way. There's a reason my friends started calling me Frankensteinbeck.

I could talk about how great my writin
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Book Four, Please Don't Tell My Parents I Have A Nemesis, is complete.  None of my alpha readers saw the ending coming, and said they're hooked for the final book, so that's a good sign.

My intent is to write the fifth and final Penny book next, although I can't post anything until this book is out because SO MANY SPOILERS.

Right now, I'm trying to remember who my beta readers were. Read more of this blog post »
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Quite Contrary

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Wild Children

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I Did NOT Give That Spider ...

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of Teeth

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Above the Clouds: A Steampu...

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Frank is, appropriately, a story about Frank. Frank is fun. Bitter, misanthropic, and brutally competent, he's a science fiction anti-hero in the finest 'are you sure he's not a villain?' traditions. Everything about Frank's life is so grim and sordi ...more
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“And boy, the transformation. I had to feel bad for him, inheriting a power like this. He had all of the ugly. All of it. He hadn't left any ugly for anybody else.”
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“Not an impossible task, just an outrageous challenge.”
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