April/May Author Update

April/May Author Update Hi everyone! Here at last with a cup half full – half empty type update. The reason for my being so late to post in April was I was hanging on for some news to give you, which is still on hold. The May news, however, has come early. So here I […]

The Big Cover Reveal

Today is the big day.  At long last I can reveal the new covers for The Eternals Series and the news that INTO ETERNITY will be released in the next few days. I’ll do a post with all the appropriate release codes etcetera as soon as it goes live. For now, however, I present the […]

Author Interview

The very wonderful author Julie Northup has kindly interviewed me about my current work in progress. If anyone would like to read about my future Steampunk project, its main characters and what will follow, please feel free to click HERE. You’ll see why I’ve not been here so much.  Thanks in advance Richard

Outlining Tips & Story Structuring

Outlining Tips & Story Structuring Each To Their Own This is my latest post to aid aspiring writers on my Medium site. I hope you find it useful. Every writer has their own unique way of structuring/preparing for their next novel. Some people go into great detail mapping every minutiae from basics like character eye […]

Cocoa Lagoons

My Mornings  I’m reclining in a cocoa lagoon where the natives all wear the same clothing and the colours never change. I like it here in this snippet of another world, my personal escape. I breathe. I write. The sound of grinding coffee is not a vexation but a soothing balm. Here, people talk […]

Writing Practise and Forgetting Your Work

Author’s Note: When I am working on a large project, I will often practise with dummy scenes and similar passages to those I will eventually publish. I find this an ideal way to feel a story out without worrying about it effecting the eventual outcome. The problem is, as with many creatives, your mind is […]

Alternate Writing Resources

Alternate Writing Resources There’s Always Help Available Author’s Note: Here is my latest post on Medium. Please feel free to click the link and join me there. I think all writers (me included) have a tendency to complicate things overthinking what, how, why and where we write instead of just picking up a pen or […]