Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Robert L. Slater wanted to be an astronaut or a rock star. At 42, he gave up those dreams to become a writer of science fiction and fantasy, where he can pretend to be both. 

Like some of his characters, he has a propensity for speaking in lines from 80s movies, drinking Mountain Dew and eating pizza. He loves music as a listener, a zealous fan, a guitar player, and a singer/songwriter.

After nearly 20 years as a schoolteacher, and 35 as a teenager, he is beginning to have a hint of insight into young-adulthood. He has been in that hood a long time!
  • Bellingham, WA
  • JoinedAugust 10, 2014



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robertlslater robertlslater Feb 14, 2017 12:40AM
Hey folks,If you've been waiting for a great opportunity to finish reading my 2nd novel STRAIGHT INTO DARKNESS, now is the perfect opportunity. From now until the 18th of February, in honor of my Bi...
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Straight Into Darkness - Deserted Lands #2 by robertlslater
Straight Into Darkness - Deserted Lands #2 Science Fiction
If you have not read ALL IS SILENCE, this book will have spoilers. This is an EXCERPT from my second published novel, approximately the first third. The original uploads [several drafts from new] are still there. I...
All Is Silence - Deserted Lands #1 by robertlslater
All Is Silence - Deserted Lands #1 #176 in Science Fiction
ALL IS SILENCE finished #37 of 151 for Wattpad's Story of the Year! Also a WATTYS 2015 - Dream Collections Winner! Thanks to everyone who added me to their collections! You made my year! The sequel, STRAIGHT INTO D...
Jack and the Beanstalk [SF YA] by robertlslater
Jack and the Beanstalk [SF YA] Science Fiction
This is the first novel I completed. I am trying to decide what to do with it. It is rough; it is 20 years old. If nothing else, it may show what someone can learn about writing by practicing regularly for a long t...
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