Saturday, October 3, 2015

GUEST POST: Entropy by Robert Raker



Entropy by Robert Raker
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Wattle Publishing

~GUEST POST~
Words from the Author about Entropy 
Entropy has been around eight years in the making. I never believed that it would end up where it has. I was reading The Canterbury Tales, and was taken with the concept of several characters, isolated yet connected. The various characters, the scuba instructor, the disfigured cellist, the nude model and the undercover agent came from various portions of who I am as a person and how I see myself, as well as drawing some inspiration from people close to me. Each story doesn’t necessarily go on a physical journey but an emotional one. Some nights I was able to write several pages and others nothing because I write in dense imagery at times, always searching for the proper word corresponding with what I see, what I believe the character would feel. I began writing it based on nothing more than photographs I had taken and a few unrealized and isolated ideas. Much of the time, I use photography as inspiration for scenery and tone. I’m proud that I feel I was able to convey depth, structure and emotion.

~CHECK OUT THE BOOK~


~Synopsis~
When a series of child abductions and murders disrupt the life of an economically blighted community, the consequences have far-reaching implications. 

The brutal crimes take a different toll on a disparate group of individuals; the scuba diver who retrieves the children’s bodies; the disfigured cellist who thinks he knows who’s responsible; the undercover federal agent; and the mother of one of the victim’s. 

United in a situation not of their choosing, they are forced to take a deep, introspective look into their intersected, yet isolated lives.


~ABOUT THE AUTHOR~


Robert Raker
graduated with a degree in Journalism from the University of Pittsburgh. He currently resides in Philadelphia where he enjoys art, music, literature and live theater.



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