Michael Edwin Robinson Jr. (MERJr) was born in the winter of 1975 at Huey P. Long Hospital. He was brought up in central Louisiana and in 1994 graduated from Rapides High School in Lecompte, La. A year later he attended North Western University where he studied music and business. He later studied Psychology at Prince George Community College in Maryland. In the winter of 2013 he started writing the outline for the Dark Grimoires novel, and completed on the sixth day of December in 2015 , his birthday.