Robert C. Mason

Biography

Robert has always had an active imagination, which he usually expressed in drawings and doodles, but it wasn't until 2007 that he actually started putting pen to paper (letters to laptop really).

Robert started out writing short stories with little life messages in them. He finished his first full length novel, The Bully Affect, in 2008, the focus of which was also a life lesson. Bullying.

A writing contest was the inspiration for his novella, The Tombstone Stranger. Written in less then two weeks and told from the prespective of a young boy growing up in the wild west the narration proved quite challenging.

"To talk with a drawl or accent is one thing, but to write that way was a lot harder then I thought it would be, but I think that is part of the charm of the story," Robert says.

His next novel, Zoey Zimmerman and the Zombie Pigeon, was nearly two years in the making. This tale of a young girl that can talk to animals also has a fundamental life lesson at the heart, friendship.

"I really enjoy writing stories for young readers. If you can keep their interest with a good story and sneak in some important messages all the better."

Robert resides in Glendale, Arizona with his beautiful wife Jennifer, step-daughter Ashley, son Branden and daughter Emma.

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Books

Helping Employees Embrace Change
By Robert C. Mason
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Change is abundant and all around us, but change at the workplace always seems to be a trying experience. In this leadership book the author offers his theory on the real reason behind employees "fear of change" in the workplace. Once you understand the real reason for resistance you can be proactive with how you roll out change.
The Blue Hat Club
By Robert C. Mason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Earl has lived alone in misery since his wife passed away until a simple gift brings him out of his self imposed shell and into a whole new world.
Obees' Nutty Choice
By Robert C. Mason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 3 of the Obee Adventure Series Obee the ground squirrel, star of The Squirrels of Summer and Obees' Nutty Adventure is back! This time Obees' home has been broken into and he is angry. His friend Batu the ground squirrel helps him work thru the emotions and find a better way to cope.
The Bully Affect
By Robert C. Mason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
15 year old Tommy loves computers and video games, but his over protective parents don't understand his passion. Neither do some of his classmates, labeling him a nerd. Quite by accident Tommy turns the tables on his head tormenter and soon the roles are reversed. Now the camp bully himself must deal with the conflict of being popular, or true to himself.
Masro Fhin: Homecoming
By Robert C. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
FAN FICTION Jedi Knight Masro Fhin is dispatched to his former homeworld to put an end to hostilities with a neighboring planet, but when he discovers the person behind the dispute will he be up to the challenge of stopping him?
The Squirrels of Summer
By Robert C. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Book 1 of the Obee Adventure Series Obee the squirrel would rather play and have fun then hunt for food to save for winter. When winter rolls around what will Obee do when the first snows blanket the forest?
Obee's Nutty Adventure
By Robert C. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(3.60 from 5 reviews)
Book 2 of the Obee Adventure Series Obee the squirrel is on his morning errand when he comes accross a hawk in trouble. Does Obee dare to help the hawk and risk becoming breakfast or does he turn his back on someone in trouble?
The Jungle Mess
By Robert C. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Emma's mom wants her to clean her room. Emma doesn't want to, until suddenly she finds she is not alone.
The Tombstone Stranger
By Robert C. Mason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the days following the shoot out at the O.K. Corral tensions had been high in Tombstone, Arizona. Adding to the tension was the Stranger riding into town. Who was this rider from out of the desert? Who or what was he after and what was the secret behind those strange glowing eyes? ***Winner of the 2007 www.Tombstone.Org Writing Contest***
Zoey Zimmerman and the Zombie Pigeon
By Robert C. Mason
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zoey Zimmerman has a gift, she can talk to the animals. Alongside her best friend Tanner and faithful beagle Alton, Zoey uses her gift to reunite lost pets with their owners. A secret military research lab has tricked Zoey into looking for a missing research pigeon, but will Zoey and Tanner discover the secret of the zombie pigeon before it' too late to save the city, and themselves?

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  • The Red Man on June 02, 2012
    star star star star star
    Great story, well written. Ended with me wanting more.
  • The Vampire Across the Hall-3. The Exchange on June 02, 2012
    star star star
    Original, if not odd
  • The Vampire Across the Hall on June 02, 2012
    star star star
    Original, if not odd
  • The Vampire Across the Hall-2. The Murmuring Lift on June 02, 2012
    star star star
    Original, if not odd
  • Star Wars One on June 12, 2012
    star star star star star
    This was a great story adn would surely fit nicely into Star Wars canon.
  • Shawn Black: Vampire Hunter on June 13, 2012
    star star star star
    Not a bad story, but a bit short on character and plot development. I know it is a prequel to a larger story, but this should doa bit more to establish the main character.
  • Zombie Movie on June 30, 2012
    star star star star
    Quick flow, easy to read. Enjoyable little story
  • The Medusa on July 02, 2012
    star star
    A good story idea but not especially well written.
  • We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore on July 02, 2012
    star star star
    Original story idea, but I didnt care for the ending. It just didnt seem to fit the creativity of the story.
  • Aftermath: Found on July 04, 2012
    star star star
    Nice little intro to hopefully a good series
  • Aftermath: Wanderer on July 04, 2012
    star star star star
    An improvement over the first book. Leaves you wanting more.
  • Tenna's First Hunt on July 08, 2012
    star star
    Very brief introduction into the main character, too brief. A little bit of action and maybe a description of a demon would make me want to read more.
  • Fat Cat on Jan. 15, 2013
    star star star
    Makes my 4 year old laugh
  • Red Hen on Jan. 15, 2013
    star star star
    Makes my four year old laugh
  • Nine White Mice on Jan. 15, 2013
    star
    Content was not age appropriate for my four year old.
  • I Was Attacked by a Shark on Jan. 15, 2013
    star star star
    Funny story. Saying in the story that it was all on video made me want pictures included.
  • Nine White Mice on Jan. 16, 2013
    star
    To address Mr. Levitts review of my review. The content of a parent taking the pets of a child and turning them into a cake because his own child was afraid of the pet is not appropriate content for any age of child. That is not something to be teaching children of any age. A four year old is a child and that is an age when you would start teaching phonics and we have read several of the authors other books that I have given good ratings to. As a parent, I felt this books content was not appropriate.
  • 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva: The Way of an Awakening Being on Jan. 30, 2013
    star star star star star
    Great book. Breaks down teachings of Buddhism into very easy to understand forms. I will refer back to this text often. In gratitude. RM