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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  R.M Hamilton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Other

Born: 1976 in Carol Stream, IL

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Illinois Connection

I grew up in Rolling Meadows, IL and at the age of 18 I decided to live on my own after my parents relocated to the east coast. Over the years I have lived all over The Northwest and Western suburbs of Chicago. I graduated from Fremd High School in Palatine, IL in 1994. I have worked in the printing industry for over 15 years. I currently reside in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

R.M. realized his lifelong passion for writing, for which he has a natural creative talent, and wants to share his gift with others. R.M. wrote his debut dark fantasy novel Unscarred which was self-published in 2006. He also has written short stories and poems for anthologies and magazines. In June 2007, he won the first place prize for FOX TV's "On the Lot" for a writing contest. Hello, my name is James is his second novel and is published by Blue Planet Publishing. R.M. Hamilton also created and administrates the "Authors of MySpace" profile on where he promotes independent through NY Times bestselling authors.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 1593304013

Aventine Press. 2006

The army of the Eternal Flame has conquered the continent of Eir. There are whispers that their King, Marauder, is searching for someone or something. Kyle is a farmhand whose destiny ties together with the feared Marauder, but a much darker secret exists between the two men. When Kyle is freakishly scarred by a mystical blue fire at the hands of Marauder he is blackmailed into finding a sacred object, or has to suffer through life from the transformation. With help from a mysterious stranger and two siblings, Adam and Melinda, they will put forth their best efforts to stop the carnage that has ravaged their homeland. Will their emotional and physical journey be enough to free their land from the Eternal Flame's grasp, and heal Kyle to his former self?

Hello, my name is James
ISBN: 0982429894

Blue Planet Publishing. 2009

James Schilling is a twenty-something man trying to find his way in life. The one great thing in his life is his best friend Frank. He has his back in any situation. James wants more out of his boring ordinary life. When a situation arises at work, he decides to make more out of his current life to be someone. While searching for his life's true calling a family issue unfolds. He decides to track down his estranged father who had left him when he was ten years old. James must decide to fix his past or let it be. He struggles with work, his family, and a possible new relationship at the same time trying to figure out where his life will lead him. Will he find love? Can he track down the man who had left him at an early age? Most of all will James discover who he is truly meant to be in his life?

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