R.M. Ridley

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R. M. Ridley lives in Ontario, Canada and, from his front porch, can see the middle of nowhere. His yard is filled with fowl and, despite having a green thumb, not much else.
Married to a woman patient enough to listen about plot ideas over morning coffee, he is truly blessed. He carries a flashlight with him to the bathroom as to not trip over when his St. Bernard who always sleeps in the most inconvenient places, and to avoid the four cats who fling themselves between his legs, for the shear joy of watching him fail his arms wildly against gravity.
Currently, R. M. Ridley is working on writing the sixth novel in the White Dragon Black world, and has a few short stories in various states of completion making him feel guilty that they are un
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I can't plot a story out. Once I try to do that I run into a wall larger than even my imagination can handle.
I tend to say that I'm not so much writing the story, as I am recording it. The images and dialogue come to me and I put it into words on the page. I don't even do this in order - the tale is written, bit by bit, all over the arc of the book and slowly gets stitched together until I have a finished product.(less)
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It’s the end of the blog as I know it – and I feel fine

This will be the last posting from the blog.


I’ve enjoyed doing, and reading all your comments & thoughts. I’ve enjoyed spreading the word about indie authors new projects and sharing exposing you to new projects.


Time, I’ve realized really is a limited commodity, however. With that understanding comes another – I have to let some things go to really enjoy what I have.


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