Richard Wright

author of strange, dark fictions

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A Spark

A Spark

It has been, as my inevitable end of year summary will doubtless cover, an absolutely crappy few months writing. The things I’ve..

December 14, 2014
Let It Go (One Does Not Simply)

Let It Go (One Does Not Simply)

Disney is wise. As long as you only listen to individual phrases in a song and completely recontextualise them to suit the thing..

November 3, 2014
That Tricky Third Date

That Tricky Third Date

Third dates are awkward, right? You know you’re further along than before, and you’re maybe starting to get comfortable with..

October 23, 2014
Iris Wildthyme Of Mars

Iris Wildthyme Of Mars

The Red Planet. Everyone agrees about the colour, at least. The rest is up for grabs. Is Mars a dead and sterile desert, or teeming with..

September 24, 2014
The Freelance Leap: Opaque Transparency

The Freelance Leap: Opaque Transparency

The above is the wraparound cover art for the upcoming Iris Wildthyme Of Mars from Obverse Books. When I mentioned last week that I..

April 26, 2014
Pleased To Meet You (Revisited)

Pleased To Meet You (Revisited)

All being well, it’s going to be a busy week on the blog. On Saturday night, I’ll be jumping on a plane and crossing much of..

October 30, 2012
The Man In Black Fled Across The Desert…

The Man In Black Fled Across The Desert…

The first line from my story 'The Many Lives of Zorro', contained in the above treasure trove of Iris Wildthyme barminess. It's nearly the..

February 13, 2012
Wildthyme Returns!

Wildthyme Returns!

Nothing warms a bleak midwinter more than new Iris Wildthyme stories, and so I’m pleased to hear that the brand new Wildthyme in..

December 29, 2011
Wildthyme In Purple

Wildthyme In Purple

pur·ple (pûrpl) n. 1. Any of a group of colours with a hue between that of violet and red. 2. Cloth of a colour between violet and red,..

December 23, 2011
Things That Make Malaysians Happy

Things That Make Malaysians Happy

Okay. Things. And stuff. When this Malaysian chef heard the news I have for you today, his insane glee was so infectious that my daughter..

September 23, 2011
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