The Classic Authors

The Classic Authors

by Richard S. Hartmetz


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Authors have been writing since the beginning of time, but on rare occasions, a work is created which defines the genre in which it resides; a true masterpiece of literature. Of course, the art requires an artist, one of a select few that have risen to the pinnacle of their craft; achieving the mantle of legend.

This book is about those 120 individuals who, for more than 2,000 years, have created the works that have enhanced the human existence. It provides but a brief look into the often fascinating lives of those writers, attempting to provide a slight insight into who they really were, which is more than a name on a cover.

Join us for a journey through the ages and into the pages, as we peek into the elite club of some of the most creative individuals to ever commit words to paper; The Classis Authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482602722
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/21/2013
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Richard Stephen Hartmetz was born in Rochester, NY on February 9, 1965. Richard has degrees in Computer Science, Special Education and Psychology.

He spent many years as a teacher in the Rochester City School District, East Irondequoit, St. Margaret Mary School and the School of the Holy Childhood where he was known as "Mr. H." He is now the CEO of Starry Night

Richard is also the author of the "Murry Peterson" espionage series: "Spy Game," "Checkmate," "Deceit," "Failsafe," "Iron Curtain," "Echelon," and "The Final Countdown." He has also written "The Adventures of Robin Caruso," and the #1 bestseller "Secrets to Writing Well."

His other children's books "Marvin!, Marvin!, Marvin!," "Hurray For Marvin," "Super-Marvin," and "Marvin and Ted," which are currently available from, Barnes &, Starry Night and many other fine booksellers.

Richard wrote his first story, entitled "The Dog Catcher is Coming," when he was only six years old and has been writing since, also teaching several writing workshops.

You may connect with Richard, Murry Peterson, Robin Caruso and Starry Night Publishing on Facebook and at

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