Interview with Donald Harry Roberts

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in many different places and each one had some effect on my life and my writing.
When did you first start writing?
I began writing in the 9th grade and began creating characters that I use in present day projects.
What do your fans mean to you?
What can I say. Without folks reading my stories what would be the point of writing them.
What are you working on next?
The second entry for Jack Roberts Paladin of Galaeth
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Nine sled dogs who need feeding and exercising
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
What ever the moment and situation requires of me
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Grade nine...The teacher loved my writing but the content was ....not for the young...I was exploring my new found maturity.
What is your writing process?
Day dream, sort, write, fix typos.
How do you approach cover design?
I use the content of the story
What do you read for pleasure?
Mystery, fantasy and some hard core scifi
Published 2014-11-22.
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Books by This Author

B-Town Task Force One
Series: B-Town Task Force One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
. In B-town and across the region of Peel....crime thrives.....Always has and always will.....But our finest never gives up the battle to keep our streets as safe as humanly possible.....even if it takes extra-ordinary measures. That is why the combined decision of our City leaders agreed to create Special Task Force One.
Timothy Chyme In Majixland Part Three
Series: TIMOTHY CHYME IN MAJIXLAND. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
“Yes….Maybe I will dare.” Timothy cheered. “And I dare you Mr. Cavalier…if you have the courage?” “Sometimes Mr. Mundanie…..What looks like courage is stupidity. However…if you chose to be stupid then I must follow and try to keep you from something totally disastrous.”
Incident In Rhodes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(3.00 from 1 review)
“It is with greatest regret Madam that I must inform you that your husband’s body has been discovered at the rear exit of the hotel. I am afraid it appears not to be accident or any other mishap. He has been murdered.
Timothy Chyme In Majixland Part Two
Series: TIMOTHY CHYME IN MAJIXLAND. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
“Magnificent. Frightening!” The words jumped past Timothy’s lips as he gazed in awe at the beast circling high over the Onyx palace and still loomed enormous against the hyper-blue sky.
A Killing In Trounce Alley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A gentle mist curled in from Vancouver Harbour enveloping the harbour front and rail yard. Building, it drifted mystically over Crab Park, across West Waterfront Rd. and finally enveloping the quiet by-ways, alley-ways and streets of Gastown.
Murder On B Flat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
…. Then the lights went black and there was instant chaos! Ten Thousand witnesses cried out in horror
Timothy Chyme In Majixland Part One
Series: TIMOTHY CHYME IN MAJIXLAND. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A Place In The Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
I passed through the arbor into the woods and followed the trail as it wound through the maples to the clearing in the birch stand….where there was always a cache of fallen…well dried branches ….perfect for kindling. I leaned down to collect a few small pieces and as I stood straight again I swooned and a blink of my eyes later my gaze was set upon a village….
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Everything I have told you is true. The man was a monster…a wretched beast who needed killing. I saw what he did. I saw….damn… have to listen to me. He…it….needed killing
One Morning I Awoke From My Night's Slumber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
I didn’t panic…not yet….That came later but by then I had good reason to panic. In the mean time I went out to try and find out what the hell was happening…or….had happened….and how I had managed to sleep through it.
The Mythical Mystical Tales And Adventures Of Talbot T. Yarnspinner. On A Rainy November Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(2.00 from 1 review)
Are you capable…or not…of believing that a man can travel afar…so far in fact that he ventures into the world of fancifality and mythoutlandishness
The Uncanny Twisted Horrlaughic Adventures of Mr. Rollin Alawishez Latimer Carswell Boyell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
To find the gate that opens to the kingdom at the end of the world one simply needs to be in the right place at the right time and in the right frame of mind.
Once Upon A Misty Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
It had been ages…well…years since Eddy Tall had visited his cottage on Lake Of Mists…Too long in fact…Not since Sarah died.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
ONE DAY AN UNHAPPY MAN WENT FOR A DRIVE He went for a drive. That’s it. Just a drive. A drive with no destination and for no particular reason except to clear his head….get himself out of a melancholy mood…maybe even find a smile somewhere in the gloomy realities of his life. But the real question ….that he needed to answer was…”Why Am I Unhappy.
Jack Roberts/Paladin Of Galaeth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Plucked from the instant of death Jack Roberts is taken from the plight of wwii to wander among the stars pursuing adventures that once he only imagined. As he explores galaeth he is enlightened about his own world and discovers that reality is relative to the writers of history, current and ancient. Jack Roberts Paladin Of Galaeth is the first series in the Chronicles Of Galaeth.