Richard W Black is a freelance writer born and raised in Indiana. His 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’s 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. He wrote, drew the illustrations and self-published the children’s picture book I See 4 and a novella he wrote entitled Sandra Storm, PI Seduction of the Unfaithful Detective. Richard currently resides with his wife of 40 years in the greater Nashville, Tennessee area.