Richard W Black is a freelance writer born and raised in Indiana who optioned a feature film script through InkTip and wrote polished first draft screenplays for production companies from Luxembourg to Singapore to Australia. His first novel A Cross In Time was released by ASJ Publishing. A second book is now in the editing stages for publication. His political futuristic novel Heresy's Child that won an honorable mention in the Deep River Book Publisher’s Contest and he also crafted the story as a screenplay. He wrote the feature length screenplay Darkness of Night for an Indian production company that filmed in Dubai and is in post-production and worked on Zero Hero, a children’s animated cartoon series by CreatvToon Studios and Tapir Reka Productions in Malaysia with twenty credited episodes in various stages of production. He wrote Love Unlimited; the Story of Barry White and Young Money on spec along with more than 30 other screenplays, five television series pilots and show bibles as well as several short stories. 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 is part of an anthology collection called Night Lights published by Geminid Press in 2016. He is a member of the Tennessee Screenwriting Association and currently resides with his wife of 39 years in the greater Nashville, Tennessee area.