Robert Carr is an archaeologist and writer who has worked in Florida, the Bahamas, and Cuba. His non-fiction work includes numerous articles and books on prehistoric and historic archaeology of South Florida and the Bahamas. He has been writing prose and fiction since high school. While taking a creative writing class at Miami-Dade College, his final exam was to a write a short story during the one-hour class. The exam contest was unannounced. His story, “The Stranger Laughed”, was submitted to a national student writing contest where it won first place. He was offered a job as a stringer for the Miami News by veteran journalist Vernon Williams, but Carr transferred to Florida State University to pursue a career in archaeology. He has continued writing prose and short stories throughout his career, and his first novel is the “Python Conspiracy”.