My name is Richard E. Rock and I am a writer.
I know that I am a writer because I once spent several weeks agonising over a comma. Only writers do that sort of thing.
By day I write commercials for radio…but by night I am an author, writing about the dark and fantastical.
In the past I have been a (fairly) regular contributor to Viz Comic and to newsthump.com.
My writing career began when I woke up from a particularly ferocious nightmare and thought, “Wow! That would make a great short story!” When I’d completed that I thought, “Wow! That would make a great novel!”
That novel was DEEP LEVEL.
Now I deliberately induce nightmares, and nothing makes me happier than waking up in the morning after a night of severely disturbed sleep.
I live with my girlfriend and our cat Zeb (black, of course). If you’re looking for me, you’ll probably find me wedged up against the barrier at a metal gig, for that is my natural habitat.
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