MJ Kobernus is an Anglo/American novelist and science fiction writer. He lives in a small town in rural Norway.
Although born in the US, at an early age, MJ moved to the United Kingdom where he grew up in a quintessentially English town.
Always an adventurer, he has traveled around Europe by Motorcycle, leaped from a moving train in Italy and lived in a squat in East Berlin.
For several years he lived aboard a sailboat with his family in Annapolis, including two young children. These days he sails in the Oslo fjord, in Norway.
MJ attended University as a mature student and studied History, English Lit & Lang, as well as Old English and Old Norsk at the University of Birmingham, UK. Elements of these interests can be found in his writing, so consider yourself warned.
Having traveled widely before settling down in Norway, he now considers himself 'home.' He speaks passable Norwegian, but is truly terrible at writing it.
MJ has a distinct leaning towards the metaphysical, which is a frequent theme in his work.
He has authored several novels, the first of which, The Guardian - Blood in the Sand, a unique blend of Metaphysical Fantasy and Historical Fiction, was published in August, 2015. The second in the series, Blood in the Snow, came out in 2016.
Some Random Facts
MJ is the self proclaimed inventor of the micro genre of "Flash Philosophy."
He is also the founder of Nordland Publishing where he is the Editor in Chief and tea-boy.
MJ is an avid gamer, so you might find him online as part of the SC2 community, where he delights in teaching people half his age why they should respect their elders.
He has three daughters, but claims they are not the reason he lost all his hair.
He has published numerous scientific articles, as well as short stories in various collections and magazines. You can see more at his blog, http://metaphysicalgeometry.blogspot.no
or at www.nordlandpublishing.com.