Alt Media Novel Ideas

I’VE ALWAYS HAD a fascination with the weird and wonderful.

Whether it was the X-files as a teen, ghosts and the paranormal as a young adult, or now – as a dork in his mid-thirties – keen subscriber to alternative media channels like David Icke, Max Igan or Richie Allen.

Whether you believe in what some may label ‘conspiracy theorists’, isn’t the point of this post. With my writer hat firmly in place, I recognise these influencers as a source of wonderful ideas that can provide fodder for short stories and novels.

Many examples litter history – concepts and objects considered outlandish in their day – conceived by imaginative creatives and which have since entered our reality. Talk about thinking outside the box. Read more

Spectrum – A Short Story – Released Today

Spectrum - High Resolution

My short story, Spectrum is released today across Kindle, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and other platforms.

This is my first foray with the shorter story format, and something I really enjoyed.

It took me about two weeks to write, and I managed to secure a really cool cover which summarises the theme nicely.

Here’s the synopsis: Read more

A Free Short Story, Subscriptions and Ch-Ch-Changes

Spectrum - High ResolutionIn the last two weeks I’ve been working on a short story. That, combined with promoting Pathfinders (Book 1) and getting Sigil (Book 2) ready for her big date night has killed any spare time to blog.

So without further ado, I’d like to introduce…


Here’s the blurb:

The human brain decodes only 0.0035% of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. A tiny fraction which our eyes recognise as ‘visible light’. Read more

Episode 3 of #Reid2Write – Richie Allen talks Alternative Media and Waking Up

THREE YEARS AGO at a wedding, I bumped into a friend.

He was always considered a black sheep of his family, a little odd but very entertaining with some of his oddball views about extra-terrestrials, shady Government officials and shapeshifting humans.

The kind of person you’d be selective about introducing to others. Read more

Questioning the Norm

albert-einsteinI would debate that many of us go through life without having a single original thought.

We are told what to do and how to do it from an early age, mindlessly accepting the rules and regulations that govern and control our lives.

Schooled in subjects that pigeon hole us into what academia purports to be the truth, dictated by Governments and controlling forces with an ulterior motive. Read more