Disenchanted

November 15, 2011 Rob 0

Now that Mercury Rests is basically done, I’ve been trying to figure out what to work on next. I’ve decided to finish a novel I started about a year ago called Disenchanted. Disenchanted is a tongue-in-cheek high fantasy epic that I’ve previously described as “The Lord of the Rings from the perspective of one of the Nazgûl.” A sample: Whether death improved Boric overall is a matter of some debate, but there’s little question that it enhanced him professionally. In […]

Are you going to publish your books for the Nook from Barnes & Noble? Please!?

November 15, 2011 Rob 0

That’s a question for Amazon Publishing. Amazon is understandably reluctant to make their books available on competing platforms, and I am understandably reluctant to leave Amazon Publishing, because they sell a lot of books for me.  By the way, the Nook uses the Android operating system, so there’s no reason in theory why it couldn’t run the Kindle Reader app. Maybe you should ask B&N why they cripple the O/S.

Are you a Christian? And is there anything in your book, “Mercury Falls” that mocks God or the Bible?

November 4, 2011 Rob 0

Yes, I am. I’m not sure how you would go about mocking the Bible. It’s an inanimate object. Can you mock a spoon or a tree? I’m not sure it’s possible to mock God either. God is all-powerful, all-knowing, loving, just and eternal. Where would you start with the mockery? His hair? Clearly you can mock human ideas about God and the Bible, though, when those ideas are mistaken or absurd. That’s what I try to do in Mercury Falls.