My Story from Twisted50 vol 1: The Cyclist
My Story from Twisted50 vol 2: Market Research
Favourite quote: ‘You’re Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big’ – Sunset Boulevard
Richie, an ex-Civil Servant, lives in Cambridgeshire, England, and is a dabbling writer of horror stuff, weird stuff, and bonkers stuff. Richie has work accepted by Twisted 50 Volumes 1 and 2, The Singularity, Aphotic Realm, and Weirdbook.
I just found out that Richie Brown, one of our writers from Create50, has sadly died. Richie was a prolific writer for Create50 and a huge supporter, both publically, and behind the scenes. A handful of writers really committed to elevating the whole Twisted50 experience for everyone, and Richie was one of them. During the
The announcement of the 50 stories to be included in Twisted 50 Volume 2 pleased at least fifty people, but probably disappointed (in one degree or another) considerably more. That’s natural, no matter how pleased you might be for some or all of the writers to be included, but what now? Well, whether it made
From the moment I heard the discordant, harsh, and apt introductory music of this clip, I was hooked like an albatross on a tuna line. As though having the opportunity to have ‘The Cyclist’ published in a book was not (for me) a victory in itself, hearing my words narrated in such a professional and
It’s only lately that I stopped all that and started to write creatively, following a stroke and medical retirement. Not so good, but it could have been much worse, so I’m very lucky. (Just prior to the stroke, I was pulling together information to see how feasible it would be to leave the bloody job.
Entering stories into Twisted 1, was, for me, quite a leap of faith, not in the competition, but in myself. I’d done no creative writing since school, and that was a long time ago, but have always been an avid reader of fiction, including horror fiction, so thought it was time to try. I am