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Robert Allen Michael, born October 20, 1969 in Weston, West Virginia began telling tales when he was eight. He started with ghost stories, like the ones he read in books and heard from his family. Late at night, he would spin these tales hoping to scare his sisters or impress his mother.

In eighth grade, Robert wrote his first short story, a sort of "Children of the Corn" knock-off. He wanted so badly to impress his teacher that he even drew a cover replete with dripping blood from the title, blurbs and fake reviews. The story was hand-written, but demonstrated his love for writing and ability to spin a yarn.

After that, Robert never really looked back. He wrote almost constantly. Dark Mountain, his first book is self published. It pays homag...more


I just gave away 7,801 copies of a book.

Some feel this is insanity. Why give it away? The answer is complicated and not necessarily a good argument for my mental clarity. The same week I gave this book away, I also offered the second book in that series discounted to 99 cents. Crazy? I wish I was nuttier, actually.

I missed my goal of book give-aways, and books sold at discount. I intended to g... Read more of this blog post »
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Dark Mountain
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Manic Monday
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Kathryn Robert wrote: "Kathryn wrote: "Hey Robert! Were you the one who recommended Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell to me?"

Nope. Sorry. Why, did you like it?"


I haven't read it yet. I was just going to tell the person who did recommend it to me, I am getting it from my library this weekend.


Robert Michael Kathryn wrote: "Hey Robert! Were you the one who recommended Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell to me?"

Nope. Sorry. Why, did you like it?


Kathryn Hey Robert! Were you the one who recommended Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell to me?


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