Richard Wright

author of strange, dark fictions

The 20 Day Novel

The 25 Day Novel: Day 19

The 25 Day Novel: Day 19

Last night’s nicotine dream… We were living in a ¬†fascist regime either run by or policed by daleks (I’ve a nagging..

January 10, 2014
The 20… um… 25 Day Novel: Day 18

The 20… um… 25 Day Novel: Day 18

This is Handybrew, an inspired xmas gift from my wife. It means I need never drink instant again. It also means that I now drink more..

January 9, 2014
The 20 Day Novel: Day 17

The 20 Day Novel: Day 17

It needn’t be hell…¬†(other brands are available). Three vivid nicotine dreams last night. One was just multicoloured nonsense,..

January 8, 2014
The 20 Day Novel: Day 16 (pt. II)

The 20 Day Novel: Day 16 (pt. II)

So it’s time to forget all about the sun, the sea, the gentle rocking of boats, and get back to work. There’s a lot going on...

January 7, 2014
The 20 Day Novel: Pause

The 20 Day Novel: Pause

A day off yesterday was hugely beneficial, but also gave me a chance to look around, blinking. Between xmas and preparing for the vacation..

December 15, 2013
The 20 Day Novel: Day 16

The 20 Day Novel: Day 16

Tiny skull says that I am not allowed to write a novel today. I have to have a day off. Tiny skull scares me quite a lot, so I’m..

December 14, 2013
The 20 Day Novel: Day 15

The 20 Day Novel: Day 15

At two o’clock this morning I realised I’ve got the story wrong. Something happened about ten chapters ago that I didn’t..

December 13, 2013
The 20 Day Novel: Day 14

The 20 Day Novel: Day 14

Yesterday the supreme court in India overturned a 2009 ruling and made homosexuality illegal again. You can now go to jail for ten years in..

December 12, 2013
The 20 Day Novel: Day 13

The 20 Day Novel: Day 13

This week is like some weird endurance event where you’re allowed to sit down for most of the time. I’m running out of things..

December 11, 2013
The 20 Day Novel: Day 12

The 20 Day Novel: Day 12

Is it Xmas yet? I don’t think I’ve ever looked forward to a break more in my life. Dayjobbery was easy, compared to this. Turn..

December 10, 2013
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