An American novelist well-known for his pulp and mystery stories, he notably created the type of Frank Merriwell, who was simply the hero greater than 2 hundred dime novels. His various other works are the Diamond Sport as well as the Deadwood Path. He began his own paper, the Corinna Owl, in 1888. Before devoting himself to his composing, he also proved helpful within a machine store. He maintained a semi-professional football group in Maine through the team’s 1890-91 period. He wedded Alice Gardner at age group twenty. They divorced soon after the delivery of the youngster. He employed fellow article writer, Edward Stratemeyer, to aid him with an NBC radio present.