Interview with Murine Publications LLC

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Budapest, Hungary, during the Cold-War and this had a major influence on me.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing when I was in my forties.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My latest book is semi autobiographical novel about a Romanian immigrant meeting his spiritual teacher. The book describes the dangers of dabbling into magic and the occult.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I found the brick and mortar publishing process tedious. Essentially, they want you to jump over hoops and not profit much from your work. I am not patient and decided to self-publish and let the chips fall where they may.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Writing is a venue of self-expression and it is almost therapeutic for me.
Who are your favorite authors?
Le Carre, James Joyce and many others.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Each new day is an adventure and challenge. We should never look beyond the blessing of being alive on a given day.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I have a thirteen year old daughter and a wonderful wife.We bicycle, watch movies and eat out together.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
When I was a child and read and re-read Kenneth Robert's Northwest Passage. It is still one of my favorite book.
What are you working on next?
I am working on a how to book on publishing and book design.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
It was a high school essay about my father. He was a righteous man who sacrificed his career as a judge to avoid his next post as a political judge in the post-war Hungarian Communist state. This was very dangerous for him and he and his family was shunned for the rest of his life.
Published 2014-02-15.
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Books by This Author

Faith Belief with Wings: and Other Essays for Awakening
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,940. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation, Nonfiction » New Age » Magic
This book is a contradiction in itself, as the book itself describes the limitations of book taught spirituality in several places. As many other endeavors, the Ancient Wisdom and practical applications of it cannot be taught by books. Enlightenment cannot be taught by books. So why write about something that cannot be taught? This book is a portal to the other side. Only a "door", nothing more.