Brian Robertson

Biography

Writer, musician, storyteller. Author of novels such as Dark Moon Blues (urban fantasy) and other books such as Little Blues Book with Illustrations by R. Crumb. Brian has also published various new free ebooks on spiritual subjects that are available at smashwords.com. His most recent book is BUS STOP HAIKU which contains both his haiku and a short excerpt from a workshop entitled ON HAIKU

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Books

Bus Stop Haiku
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
BUS STOP HAIKU features Brian Robertson's [popular urban haiku -- as well as an excerpt from his helpful workshop on writing haiku. Together, they form a look into Robertson's habit of "poem catching" in the streets of his native Houston as well as Austin, Dallas and other urban centers. As of April 27, 2015, the book is available at no cost.
37 Practices of a Bodhisattva: The Way of an Awakening Being
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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Description: A Tibetan Buddhist classic by Thogme Zangpo, 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva is given a lovingly expanded and updated translation and commentary by Brian Robertson. For beginners to longtime students the book is a practical manual and contains such famous lines such as: "All suffering comes from wanting only your own happiness. Perfect awakening is born from wanting to benefit others."
On Calm Abiding Resting The Mind In Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A short, practical guide to meditation based on the Buddhist practice known as Shamata or Shinay. The words mean "Calm Abiding" in Sanskrit and Tibetan. The purpose is in resting the mind, and one doesn't have to be or become a Buddhist to rescue yourself from the tangle of thoughts and concepts that can cripple our view of the world around us.
Dark Moon Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has made a connection – from another world to our own. P.I.ALEISTER HARPER is a classic Hoodoo Man and conjurer. In this urban fantasy, he walks the mean streets of Houston’s Old Town amidst vampires, ghouls, blues clubs, angry alleyways, and some of the most successful consumer debt collectors one could ever fear to imagine, as he investigates mysteries from our world and the other world.

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