Randall Platt


Randall Platt writes fiction for adults and young adults and those who don't own up to being either. Slangmaster™ is the result of a decades long love affair with the color of our language. More Slangmaster™ books will be forthcoming.

On the fiction side, here are Platt's novels:

THE LIKES OF ME - Silver Medal, Willa (Cather) Literary Award, an ALA Best Book - out now in audio from Books In Motion

HONOR BRIGHT - Winner, Keystone State Book Award - Optioned for film - out now in audio from Books In Motion

THE CORNERSTONE - optioned for feature film by actor/director Tom Skerritt - out now in audio from Books In Motion

OUT OF A FOREST CLEARING - an environmental fable

And The Fe-As-Kos! All soon available in audio books from Books In Motion http://www.booksinmotion.com

THE FOUR ARROWS FE-AS-KO - filmed as PROMISE THE MOON Sullivan Entertainment



November of 2009, look for HELLIE JONDOE from Texas Tech University Press. So just who is this HELLIE JONDOE? A tough street Arab, a seasoned pickpocket and a small girl in big trouble. There’s a time to cut and run and there’s a time to stay and fight - knowing which takes savvy and guts. It also takes heart - all found deep down inside HELLIE JONDOE. So you’ve been warned about that HELLIE JONDOE - she’s a girl who can pick your pocket, lift your watch and just possibly steal your heart.

Where to find Randall Platt online

Where to buy in print


From A-Bomb Juice to Zonked
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Randall Platt's Slangmaster™ presents 1813 slangisms about rotgut, guzzling, and puking your brains out. (Plus a few nice drinking toasts.) Search by term, date or type of booze slang and make your dialogue come alive. Slangmaster™ - for the color of our language. We don't speak, nor should we write, in black and white.

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