Donald Michael Platt

Donald Michael Platt

Donald Michael Platt received his B.A. in History from the University of California at Berkeley. After two years in the Army, he went to graduate school at San Jose State where one of his short stories was published in the college’s literary magazine, The Reed, and won the following awards in the annual Senator Phelan Literary Contest: 1st & 2nd in Plays; 1st & 2nd in Essays; 1st & 3rd in Free Verse.

After teaching English and Creative Writing at Los Gatos Union High School, he moved to southern California and began his professional writing career. He sold to the TV series, Mr. Novak, ghosted Your Hair and Your Diet for health food guru, Dan Dale Alexander, and wrote for and with diverse producers, among them Harry Joe Brown, Sig Schlager, Albert J. Cohen, and Al Ruddy as well as Paul Stader Sr., dean of Hollywood stuntmen and stunt/2nd unit director. Also, options were taken on his unpublished WWII fighter ace novel and several treatments.

While living in Hollywood, Donald married Ellen, who is from Brazil, and he taught Creative Writing and Advanced Placement European History at Fairfax High School where he also was Social Studies Department Chairman. After living in Florianópolis, Brazil, setting of A  Gathering of Vulutres. In 2011, they moved to Florida where he wrote as a with: Vitamin Enriched, pub. 1999, for Carl DeSantis, founder of Rexall ... (more)

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Edited by 2015-11-27 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (2)
2016  The Sorceress and the Skull
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2007  A Gathering of Vultures
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Others non-spefi books (4)
2014  Bodo The Apostate
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2014  Close to the Sun
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2012  House of Rocamora (Rocamora, #2)
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2008  Rocamora (Rocamora, #1)
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