PRLog - Sep. 1, 2012 - San Antonio, TX - In the wake of releasing, The Mark of Gomorrah, his debut science fiction novel, author Brian Stanford recently sat with Schertz Magazine to discuss his novel and the impact it has had on the literary community. The Mark of Gomorrah, an independent book through Amazon Publishing Services, has slowly started to build a cult following. The book received rave reviews from Wicked Reviewers, the San Antonio Current, and the Independent Review, all applauding the Author’s imagination and story design.
Brian Stanford book signing
In the interview, which will hit stands in October of 2012, Mr. Stanford explained the challenges of creating such a complicated storyline, and researching material that is so hot button. Religion. Faith. Christianity.
When the novel was in the promotional stages, the author was initially railed by Christian Groups as being “anti-Christian”
When Mr. Stanford sat down with the Wicked Review back in August he spoke about the type of books he likes to write. “I love novels that are fun. You pick the book up and instantly get pulled into it. I try to write with that in my mind. Keep it fun. Keep the reader engaged with the characters. I try desperately not to be didactic and overbearing. While this book has aspects that revolve around a Christian world and ideology, it is far from anti-Christian or pro-Christian. It is science fiction. With a big emphasis on the word ‘fiction.’”
He also spoke briefly about the books sequel, do out in 2013. “It’
The Mark of Gomorrah is on sale now through Amazon.com, in eBook format on Kindle, and available in select retail stores.