Michael Atamanov

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Michael Atamanov

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Russian Federation
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September 2015

Michael Atamanov was born in 1975 in Grozny, Chechnia. He excelled at school, winning numerous national science and writing competitions. Having graduated with honors, he entered Moscow University to study material engineering. Soon, however, he had no home to return to: their house was destroyed during the first Chechen campaign. Michael's family fled the war, taking shelter with some relatives in Stavropol Territory in the South of Russia.

Having graduated from the University, Michael was forced to accept whatever work was available. He moonlighted in chemical labs, loaded trucks, translated technical articles, worked as a software installer as well as scene shifter for local artists and events. At the same time he never stopped writing, e

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What is your most anticipated LitRPG release for October 2017? I've started the poll off with some upcoming October books, feel free to add your own, and vote!

Michael Chatfield The Pantheon Moves Emerilia Book 10 by Michael Chatfield Oct 24th, 2017
  22 votes, 25.3%

A Game with No Rules (Perimeter Defense #4) by Michael Atamanov by Michael Atamanov Oct 11, 2017
  14 votes, 16.1%

Polynya (Fantasy Online #2) by Harmon Cooper by Harmon Cooper Oct 16, 2017
  11 votes, 12.6%

The Wizard (Dungeon Core, #1) by MJ Kaltenbrunner by MJ Kaltenbrunner Oct 16, 2017
  8 votes, 9.2%

Desert Runner (Puatera Online Book 1) by Dawn Chapman by Dawn Chapman Oct 4, 2017
  5 votes, 5.7%

Awaken Online Sidequest : Retribution by Travis Bagwell (write-in)
  5 votes, 5.7%

Shadow of the Rogue (Odyssey Online #1) by Quinn Dallas by Quinn Dallas Oct 5, 2017
  5 votes, 5.7%

The Black Dragon (Dragons of the New World #2) by Dante Doom by Dante Doom Oct 6, 2017
  5 votes, 5.7%

The Iron Dragons (Dragon Kings of the New World #3) by Dante Doom by Dante Doom Oct 20, 2017
  4 votes, 4.6%

Andrey Vasilyev Sicilian Defense: Epic LitRPG Adventure (Fayroll - Book 5) by Andrey Vasilyev Oct 3, 2017
  3 votes, 3.4%

Nemesis The Panguardia Online Saga Book 1 by Laurie Jo Bryant by Laurie Jo Bryant Oct 23, 2017
  2 votes, 2.3%

Liar King by Adam Elliot Oct, 28th, 2017 (write-in)
  2 votes, 2.3%

olan thorensen (write-in)
  1 vote, 1.1%


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