Richard Farren Barber

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Richard Farren Barber was born in Nottingham, England. After studying in London he returned to the East Midlands. He lives with his wife and son and works as a Registry Manager for a local university.

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Richard Farren Barber I haven't really suffered from writer's block. I tend to be working on more than one project at the same time so if I come up against a problem I can…moreI haven't really suffered from writer's block. I tend to be working on more than one project at the same time so if I come up against a problem I can flip to another project and leave it for my subconscious mind to come up with the answer in the meantime.(less)
Richard Farren Barber Write! Even if the muse is on strike, even if you don't have anything in particular that you're working on. Force yourself to sit down and write. Get…moreWrite! Even if the muse is on strike, even if you don't have anything in particular that you're working on. Force yourself to sit down and write. Get into a habit of writing on a regular basis.(less)
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Not again!

I read a book recently. That is not in itself much of a
statement, at any point in time I have read/am reading a book, but in this case
the basic premise of the story was familiar.

I carry around ideas for short stories, novellas and
novels. It’s like a production line, or maybe a queue, of tales patiently (and
sometimes impatiently) waiting for their chance. It isn’t a fair system – a story
idea mig...

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The Possession by Michael Rutger
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Great read genuinely creepy

The thing about Michael Rutger is that he is a really good writer, and when you pick up a book of his you instantly know you're in age hands.
Possession is a great story with some true get-under-your skin moments.
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The Last by Hanna Jameson
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An exercise in tedium

It takes a special sort of skill to make the end of the world so boring.
And in response, it took real tenacity to keep reading.
This is a high concept thriller where the concept is let down by the writing. I had no empathy for the
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A Wanted Man by Lee Child
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A solid read

You know what you're going to get with Lee Child; a solid thriller with lots of action and short sentences with some morality and gung ho warring thrown in for good measure.
A Wanted Man delivers exactly that; no surprises, no
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The Reckoning by John Grisham
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This is an unusual book for Grisham, part courtroom drama, but mostly a historical novel. It is engaging, but a little uneven, and the ending doesn't quite live up to the promise of the story.
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