Robert Stikmanz


Robert Stikmanz is the creative identity of an author and artist long resident in Austin, Texas. A native of the gulf coast city of La Porte, and a graduate of Austin College (Sherman, TX), he began work on the material that underpins /The Hidden Lands of Nod/ cycle in 1983. After various experiences with other publishers, Stikmanz signed with Blue Moose Press to bring out newly revised editions of the existing titles in his cycle during 2010.

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Death on the Toilet
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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This short story is set on Earth in the imagined universe of Stikmanz's novels. A weird tale in which 82 year old Bigger MacGregor wakes in the night to find the Grim Reaper on his toilet, and himself drafted for an assignment that waits for no one.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Entranscing, the second book of The Hidden Lands of Nod, picks up the tale twenty years on as Meg Christmas, the Dvarsh and the Thrm struggle to save love and the planet from a conquering horde. While the Dvarsh gird for psychic battle, Meg surfs the far reaches of being on the cusp of a new transformation. This offbeat fantasy is equal parts big ideas, grand adventure and considerable fun.
Prelude to a Change of Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Prelude to a Change of Mind, the first book of The Hidden Lands of Nod, introduces the magical Dvarsh, their strange mental technologies, and the vast struggle at the heart of their society. Seen through the eyes of a human woman they save from death, these warriors from an alternate reality shift time and space in defense of the homeworld they left in our hands but have not abandoned.

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