Interview with Martin

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Paper.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Dharma Gate.
Describe your desk
Like a painter’s studio, but I know where everything is.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Richmond, Surrey. I became a Buddhist.
When did you first start writing?
When I was about 75.
What's the story behind your latest book?
If you understand the Ongi Kuden, you will be able to comprehend all the Buddha Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin.
What do your fans mean to you?
I write for my fans and other Buddhist believers.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I make breakfast.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading and doing other chores.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
No! Maybe the Water Babies?? Or Peter Pan? I don’t remember.
Published 2015-02-15.
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Books by This Author

The Essential of the Teaching of Nichiren Daishōnin
You set the price! Words: 169,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
“The essential of Nichiren’s teaching is Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō. That single phrase is complete in itself and all-encompassing. And yet the profundity of Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō is fathomless. The aim of this book is to make these writings of Nichiren Daishōnin and the essential of his teaching more accessible and understandable to worldwide readers of modern English.” Martin Bradley
The Essential of the Teaching of Nichiren Daishōnin
You set the price! Words: 172,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
“The essential of Nichiren’s teaching is Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō. That single phrase is complete in itself and all-encompassing. And yet the profundity of Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō is fathomless. The aim of this book is to make these writings of Nichiren Daishōnin and the essential of his teaching more accessible and understandable to worldwide readers of modern English.” Martin Bradley
The Dharma Flower Sutra (Lotus Sutra) Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren: Translated by Martin Bradley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 357,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Martin. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
The Dharma Flower Sutra Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren
You set the price! Words: 348,350. Language: British English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.