Richard W Black is a freelance writer born and raised in Indiana. His latest book, The Hive, was just released by Double Dragon Publishing. His first novel A Cross In Time was published by ASJ Publishing and the political futuristic novel Heresy’s Child, which won an honorable mention in the Deep River Book Publisher’s Contest, was made available digitally in November, 2016 with the hard copy coming in early 2017. He optioned a feature film script through InkTip and has written polished first draft screenplays for production companies from Luxembourg to Singapore to Australia. He wrote the TV show bible and 6 episodes of S.L.I.P. for RADAR in Luxembourg now in preproduction by the RTL TV network of Luxembourg. RADAR also commissioned him to write the first drafts of the feature film scripts Sub and Seeds that are currently in preproduction by English production companies. The short story Mrs. Whitfield Lives Forever was published by the First Line as part of their December, 2015 issue and Perfect Beauty was released by Silver Pen in their Fall 2015 Silver Blade Magazine. Also, Space Partners was part of an anthology collection called Night Lights published by Geminid Press and Sapphire Moon was included in the 4th volume of Creepy Campfire Quarterly. Coming in 2017, Visual Adjectives will include Gods and Other Pets in their New Legends Anthology. Richard is a member of the Tennessee Screenwriting Association and currently resides with his wife of 40 years in the greater Nashville, Tennessee area.