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Hi, my name is Robert J. McCarter. I'm a writer: ghosts; superheroes; zombies; and all kinds of short stories. All with heart, all with vivid, realistic characters, all with a dash of humor. If you like my writing or are curious about my work, I invite you to sign up for my newsletter. Here's the deal:

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Campfire Tale News

Camp Activities Specialist Bulletin #7


Star Date: July 27, 2019 Greetings Readers, Summer Camp here in Flagstaff has been busy and it’s finally quite hot. Yes, the dog days of summer are here. Our pups are so hot that they only want short walks these days. Teddy got a summer haircut from a professional groomer

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The Mystery at Molas Pass


It’s release day! A very special one at that. Our first release of a Campfire Tale is “The Mystery at Molas Pass.” Aleia did a lovely roundup of were we are with Campfire Tales this morning, but I wanted to just highlight the release. As with all Campfire Tales, the

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Camp Activities Specialist Bulletin #6


Star Date: June 29, 2019 Hello Readers, It’s finally Summer here in Flagstaff and we are a bunch of happy campers now! It rained and snowed several times during the month of May, so we have an abundance of wildflowers blooming and my garden is full of little stone people,

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Robert J. McCarter is the author of six novels, three novellas, and dozens of short stories. He is a finalist for the Writers of the Future contest and his stories have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Everyday Fiction, and numerous anthologies.

He has written a series of first person ghost novels (starting with Shuffled Off: A Ghost’s Memoir) and a superhero / love story series (Neutrinoman and Lightningirl: A Love Story), as well as two short story collections.

Of his latest novel, Seeing Forever, Kirkus Reviews says, "Sci-fi as it should be: engaging, moving, and grand in scope."

He lives in the mountains of Arizona with his amazing wife and his ridiculously adorable dogs.