MY BIOGRAPHY
          This is the author page for Stanley S. Thornton. Whether you are a fan of my books or have simply come here because you are curious about who I am, I welcome you! Please take your time and enjoy the things this site has to offer.
link to Main Page link to My Bio link to My Blog My Picture Gallery My Recognitions link to My Links link to Contact Me link to Draco's blog link to my fanfiction
    The Beatles, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and the first man to step foot on the moon.
    I watched solemnly as John F. Kennedy's funeral was aired live on television, November 25, 1963.
    I watched the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show, Feb. 9, 1964.
    I sat on the floor in front of the TV and watched Neil Armstrong take that first step on the moon, July 20, 1969.
    I didn't just read about them, I lived them.

          In the summer of 1966, my neighbor, Ricky Brady, who lived behind me and I were watching Batman the TV series one day. Before the show ended I had come up with such a wonderful idea. His parents had a large closed in patio in the backyard. We moved his record player to the patio and played records. We charged admission and sold kool aid for a nickle a glass. So, I can honestly say we invented the disco.
          I guess my writing career began around about 2nd grade. The teacher gave each of us a picture and we had to write a story about the picture. My picture was of a dog that looked like the Our Gang dog, white with a patch of black over one eye. I wrote a whole page about how the dog got his black eye. There is a link below to that story and a couple of others I wrote back then.
          At the age of 12, I began writing poetry; however, most of those poems did not survive the years. I also wrote my first play about this time, but I must admit that as I got older and realized how bad it really was, I am glad it is lost forever. Also, about this time, I owned an old LP by The Ventures. Since they were an instrumental band, there were no words to their songs. I liked one song they played, When She Walked in the Room, so I wrote my own lyrics, not realizing there were already lyrics. Since then, I have found that I enjoyed writing lyrics as much as poetry; however, as I don't play a musical instrument, I've never gotten around to producing complete songs.
Learn more about me and my interests:
My Fantasy Football
My First Stories
World of Warcraft
Groups I belong to:

         Baldwin Park Historical Society
         Baldwin Park Friends of the Library