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The Rat Man Of Old Ryde Town

Richard Haywood

The Rat Man Of Old Ryde Town I’ve been preparing an article on How The Police Became Broken. You know, cos I was a rozzer for many heaps...

Getting A Book Into a Bookstore. An Indie Author's Experience...

Richard Haywood

I had a somewhat strange experience recently, and I wanted to share it for an understanding of what it’s like being an indie author. *...

Should We Fear AI? Or Should We Hope For It?

Richard Haywood

If you’ve read my (ahem, bestselling) novel Delio Phase One (if you haven’t then go read it) or perhaps seen the movie Ex-Machina (one of...

The Dream. An Undead Short Story.

Richard Haywood

The Dream. An Undead Short Story. Dear reader, This was originally a deleted scene from The Undead 24, but for whatever reason, I decided...

The Only Rule You'll Need To Know For Creative Writing.

Richard Haywood

The only rule you will ever need to know about creative writing… Is. That. There. Are. No Rules. “We’re not sure about Ben and the whole...

The Amazon Links To Buy DELIO

Richard Haywood

It can take up to 72 hours for the search terms for a new book to become usable on Amazon search pages. Typing in DELIO PHASE ONE might...

The Loss of Humour…. The Delio Curse

Richard Haywood

I wrote a blog article yesterday about how I decided to take the weekend off. I explained that I had been doing research into The Undead...

Do something awesome. Feed an Indie author and let us sizzle your brain!

Richard Haywood

Saturday morning. I’d spent the last week glued to my desk gearing up for the launch of DELIO. I really needed a day off the computer and...

When The Thin Blue Line Breaks….

Richard Haywood

I want to talk about mental health, and specifically about cops that have to leave their careers early – and just how f*cking awful it is...

What It’s Like When A New Story Grips A Writer…

Richard Haywood

It’s an amazing feeling being a writer. It’s like we have portals in our head that give access to incredible places. The other day,...

Monday. Urgh. Yeah.

Richard Haywood

Monday 22nd August Yesterday was Monday. And it started off so well. I was up early and out with the dogs then back home for breakfast,...

Sunday’s used to be sh*tty. Now they’re okay…

Richard Haywood

Sunday 21st August Sunday. The day of rest. It always used to be, didn’t it? I don’t think it really works like that anymore. Maybe to...

I’m Now A Fugitive On The Run… and Richard Is Hard To Spell

Richard Haywood

That’s it. I’m done. I’m turning to a life of crime. I’m already a fugitive on the run. Wearing disguises and using fake names until I...

Another Thing I Saw In London

Richard Haywood

Like I said in my other blog (click here) I go to London quite a lot, and when I do I like to get out on the ground and see real life in...

What I Saw On My Trip To London (July 2022)

Richard Haywood

I go to London regularly for meetings and other general loafing about. During one of those trips a while back, I ended up with a few...

2021. Let’s Purge.

Richard Haywood

Well now. Schnitzel my turkey bratwurst, Rudolph, and pop the top from a can of pop cos it must be the festive yuletide season once more....

Do You Enjoy Research As A Writer?

Richard Haywood

A friend recently asked me if I enjoyed researching the topics in my books? I get asked that a lot, so I figured I’d drop a line down and...

Dearest Flora….

Richard Haywood

Sooooo, I woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. The lockdown sucks. I’m bored and stuck at home. I bought the flat upstairs...

One chapter closes. Another begins. Life goes on.

Richard Haywood

There’s been a slight change to my life, and one that’s left me a bit stunned. Let me briefly explain… I’ve been on a career break from...

Win An Undead Mug…they’re pink and awesome!

Richard Haywood

What a strange time to be alive. Toxic politics fuelled by a toxic media fuelled by toxic hordes on the toxic web. Just whatever you do,...

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