Michael J Richards studied at Philosophy and Literature at Warwick University and Education at Manchester before living and working in Huntingdon, Chelmsford and Northamptonshire as a journalist, teacher, warehouseman, toilets cleaner, information manager, bookkeeper, and civil servant. He spent the 1990s, on and off, travelling throughout China.
Chair of Northants Writers’ Ink (see www.northantswritersink.net) and the Northampton Literature Group (see https://northamptonliteraturegroup.wordpress.com), Mike also leading its Writing Circle. He also accepts the occasional editing commission.
He has published a comic horror novel, Afterwards Our Buildings Shape Us and edited Northants Writers’ Ink’s anthologies, Tales of the Scorpion and While Glancing out of a Window.
He has written and directed a 20-minute film, The Isolated Essence of a Subject, and is currently engaged in his first professional ghost autobiography commission.
Afterwards Our Buildings Shape Us is available from amazon at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Afterwards-Our-Buildings-Shape-s/dp/1785070304.
Tales of the Scorpion is available from amazon at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tales-Scorpion-Northants-Writers-Ink/dp/1785075233.
While Glancing out of a Window is available from amazon at https://www.amazon.co.uk/While-Glancing-Window-Northant-Writers/dp/1787191184.
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