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Rick R. Reed
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Rick R. Reed is the award-winning author of dozens of published novels, novellas, and short stories. He lives in Seattle.
Rick R. Reed is the award-winning author of dozens of published novels, novellas, and short stories. He lives in Seattle.

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Getting the Cover and Blurb Right: SKY FULL OF MYSTERIES
I just finished up blurb and cover forms for my upcoming novel, SKY FULL OF MYSTERIES , which is a gay romance with an alien abduction hook. Dreamspinner Press, my publisher, always does a beautiful job with both the cover and the blurb, but it's forever a ...

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When a Reviewer "Gets" You: M4M
I just love it when a reviewer "gets" a book. Such is the case with reviewer, Michael, at Diverse Reader on my latest, M4M:  "Now, I’m going to let you in on a secret. This is, perhaps, the worst kept secret in all of human existence. Every man, woman, and ...

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It's Release Day and M4M is Now OUT!
So excited to announce that my romantic trilogy,  M4M , is now available wherever books are sold. If you've read the original version of M4M, published by Amber Quill Press, please know that this version has not only been extensively revised, but also inclu...

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Catfishing and M4M
Ever been tempted to be someone else online? It’s easy, all you need to do is make up an alluring profile, grab some pics off the Internet, and voila! You can be the person you always dreamed of being. Or at least that’s what the hero of my latest book, M4M...

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DEAD END STREET
I am extremely pleased to announce that Dead End Street , my young adult horror novel, is now back on the market and available in the Amazon Kindle store for only $2.99. It went missing for a while when its original publisher, Amber Quill Press, sadly went ...

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FIRST LINES FRIDAYS: Obsessed
First lines Friday: On the long drive from Seattle to Palm Springs, I heard Duran Duran's song "Hungry Like the Wolf" on the radio. It reminded me of a lot of things, but most of all, it made me think of my first novel, OBSESSED, published in 1991 by Dell a...

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Celebrate the fathers of birth and the fathers of family in this Father's Day celebration with 10 eBooks for $1 each. Titles by Rick R. Reed, Scotty Cade, Gus Li, Mj O'shea, Bru Baker, Kate McMurray, Piper Vaughn, Tinnean T'Leyte, Skylar Cates, J.P. Trish Barnaby, D.W. Marchwell. Sale ends June 19 at 11:59 PM ET. http://bit.ly/2sL2Sra

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My Seat-of-the-Pants Writing Process
Writer friends, does the following resonate? This seemed like such an apt description of my own creative process (from Dennis Lehane's SINCE WE FELL):   There seemed to be little rhyme or reason as to why one day snatching the correct words from the ether w...

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Writing About Love...and Food
Writing About Love...and Food Shakespeare said, “If music be the food of love, play on…” I agree with him, except I would paraphrase him “If food be the music of love, cook on…” People ask why I marry food with love in so many of my stories. One, I believe ...
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