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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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After Much Footling, I'll Go With Avery

 It took a lot of thought and experimenting, but I think I've found what I'll write next.  To my surprise, the story of Avery Special, teenage necromancer, is in Penny's world, although I doubt she herself will appear at all.  I've run it through my alpha readers, and I'm pretty sure this is viable.  As usual, here is the sample first chapter if anyone wants to read and comment!

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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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“Sure, we had no audience but each other, but what kind of supervillains would we be if we didn't keep up the drama?”
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