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John David Anderson

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Born
in Indianapolis, The United States
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All of them. Every book I read teaches me something. But I gravitate t ...more

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March 2013


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John David Anderson once hit himself so hard on a dare by his sister that he literally knocked himself out of a chair and nearly blacked out. He has since translated this passion and singularity of purpose to the related arts of novel writing and pizza eating. The author of STANDARD HERO BEHAVIOR, SIDEKICKED, MINION, THE DUNGEONEERS and the soon-to-land MS. BIXBY's LAST DAY, Anderson is a firm believer in wearing the same pair of jeans for three days in a row (four in the winter) and the power of writing to solve 73% of the world's problems. He lives with his beautiful wife and twins in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Average rating: 4.09 · 19,627 ratings · 3,755 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ms. Bixby's Last Day

4.26 avg rating — 7,831 ratings — published 2016 — 18 editions
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Posted

3.97 avg rating — 5,388 ratings — published 2017 — 11 editions
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Sidekicked (Sidekicked, #1)

3.93 avg rating — 2,173 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Granted

3.99 avg rating — 1,629 ratings — published 2018 — 9 editions
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Finding Orion

4.04 avg rating — 737 ratings — published 2019 — 10 editions
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Minion (Sidekicked, #2)

3.92 avg rating — 620 ratings — published 2014
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The Dungeoneers (Dungeoneer...

4.27 avg rating — 400 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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One Last Shot

4.13 avg rating — 328 ratings — published 2020 — 5 editions
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Insert Coin to Continue

3.96 avg rating — 272 ratings — published 2016 — 6 editions
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Standard Hero Behavior

3.67 avg rating — 216 ratings — published 2007
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“I don't think there's too much normal out there anymore. Though there's still plenty of average to go around.”
John David Anderson, Standard Hero Behavior

“Words accumulate. And once they're free there's no taking them back.

You can do an awful lot of damage with a handful of words. Destroy a friendship. End a marriage. Start a war. Some words can break you to pieces.

But that's not all. Words can be beautiful. they can make you feel things you've never felt before. Gather enough of them and they can stick those same pieces back together, provided they're the right words, said at the right time. But that takes more courage than you'd think.”
John David Anderson, Posted

“You find your people and you make your tribe and you protect each other from the wolves.”
John David Anderson, Posted

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