• "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro'!" -H.S. Thompson-

General details

  • MisterCroptub

  • Portales, A small town of 12,000 people and 3 or 4 old grumps.        That yell, "Get off my grass!"

  • Mathew A. Burris

  • Graduated High School in 2004

  • Male

  • English

In short

  • I enjoy kicking empty cans down dimly lit and silent  nighborhood streets, at midnight. {clink- clank clank clank- clink- clank clank clank}

    I want Bad Religion's - 'Against the Grain' played at my funeral.

  • I'm a pro' at Kung Fu flips, insane card tricks and creating tiny houses out of wooden matchsticks.

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology, Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction, Thriller/Suspense

    Non-Fiction: Biography

    Poetry: Narrative

  • March by Geraldine Brooks,

    Star Dust & Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (and everything else he writes)

    Napoleon’s Pyramids & The Rosetta Key by William Dietrich.

     Ah Sunflower by William Blake & I'm the little "Heart's Ease" by Emily Dickinson--- In my World they are the best Poets-----

     Xanth series, Incarnations of Immortality series by  Piers Anthony (and everything else he writes)

    Prince and the Pauper & Confederate in King Arthur's court by Mark Twain

    (Childhood favorits) My side of the Mountain, Where the Red Furn Grows, Frog and Toad, Amelia Bedelia (Anyone remember those) -LOL.
  • Your Mind
  • Iraq, had a few exotic places. But where I read my favorite books as a child, under my parents garage- on stormy New Mexico afternoons.
  • Zinner's Good Deed(My first Webook story- still needs work and I've been too busy (lazy)- Death of King Minn'Sorrow, The Wishing Bell Series, May and the Goblin, Play a Ballad for the Moon- are my best. 

    But I like to write Tall Tales, Comedy, Adventure, Horror/Fairytales
  • Fiction: Action/Adventure, Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology, Historical Fiction, Horror

  • Indiana Jones or King Arthur
  • Mark Twain, Neil Gaiman, Piers Anthony, Hunter S. Thompson, William Dietrich, Emily Dickinson,William Blake,