about me

I live in Encinitas, CA, and have been a professional writer for the past 12 years. After graduating from UC Irvine where I played soccer for the school and waited tables at the World Famous Irvine Improv comedy club, I spent eight years touring the country as a stand-up comedian myself. It was an awesome experience but a very unsustainable lifestyle, and I decided to put the microphone down so I could stop sleeping at Red Rood Inns in Des Moines, Iowa. Now I write things from the comfort of my own home and go to the beach the vintage camper trailer we've been renovating. 

When I’m not writing I’m usually playing soccer, surfing mediocrely, or trying desperately to put my infant son to sleep (all tips welcome). Read more...


"Oh, Robbo. I’ll write you a testimonial if no one else is responding to your emails. You’re the most handsome, talented boy in the world!"

— Jeanne Pickard, Robbie's Mom