About Robert Tomoguchi
Robert Tomoguchi began writing poetry at the age of thirteen and by age sixteen he changed his focus to short fiction. As an adult, he continues to write fiction and the occasional poem but has also penned stage plays and screenplays. He also blogs exactly 100 words every day on his blog at deadponies.blogspot.com.

Robert is a proud Banana Slug, having attended Porter College at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he received his degree in Modern Literary Studies in 1995. He primarily enjoys reading modernist and post-modernist literature, especially transgressive fiction. He self identifies as being part of the gothic subculture, and deadponies is his nickname within that subculture.

He has two pet tarantulas named Iphigenia and Orlando. He is diagnosed with severe depression and sees both a psychiatrist and a psychologist. He loves Wellbutrin. He follows a vegan diet.

He is currently writing the fourth book of the Me and My Friend Maddie Gothic Book Series, titled The Dead Girl I Like Heart and Stuff. He is also writing a full length novel titled The Scribbled Victims.
Books by Robert Tomoguchi

Goth Girls Don't Taste Like Chicken
This is gonna be a story about this time we went to a goth club and almost got killed by some weirdo and then almost killed somebody else, and in the process discovered that goth girls don't taste like chicken. Not one bit.

This is Book One of the
Me and My Friend Maddie
Gothic Book Series.


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So This Bitch...
When a new girl shows up at Club Nocturne she disrupts the friendship between Maddie and her distinctly flawed and terribly jealous BFF. Will he learn to accept the friendly intruder or will he bury that bitch in goth club ridicule?

This is Book Two of the
Me and My Friend Maddie
Gothic Book Series.


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A Goth Noob Picnic in the Cemetery Where DJ Dumbshit is Buried
Maddie’s BFF struggles to be a role model to a young goth noob who is being bullied. What will he do when he discovers the advice he gives his new baby bat friend isn’t advice that he himself can live by?

This is Book Three of the
Me and My Friend Maddie
Gothic Book Series.


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The Ascension of the Blind Princess

Within the Kingdom of Tyria, a baby girl is born with violet eyes. By custom, this uncommon trait elevates the girl into royalty, and she soon becomes the Princess Bless. However, the royal title bestowed upon her also means abduction from her parents and a forced marriage while still a child. Though her struggles eventually lead to her blindness, the young Princess Bless leads a fight to the death against those of the royal house who held her captive.

This gruesome fairy tale, written by Robert Tomoguchi, is beautifully illustrated by Ashley Vargas.
 

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La Ascension De La Princesa Ciega

En el Reino de Tyria, nació una pequeña con los ojos violetas. Según la tradición, este rasgo tan singular vincula a la niña con la realeza, y pronto se convierte en la princesa Bless. No obstante, el título real que se le otorga también implica arrebatársela a sus padres y la fuerza a contraer matrimonio siendo todavía una niña. Pese a que su lucha la conduce a la ceguera, la joven princesa Bless lleva a cabo una lucha a vida o muerte contra aquellos miembros de la casa real que la mantenían cautiva.

Este horroroso cuento de hadas, escrito por Robert Tomoguchi, cuenta con las preciosas ilustraciones de Ashley Vargas.
 

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