Richie Billing writes fantasy fiction, historical fiction and stories of a darker nature. His short fiction has been published by, amongst others, Kzine, TANSTAAFL Press, Bewildering Stories, Liquid Imagination, The Magazine of History & Fiction, Aether and Ichor, and Far Horizons.
He is the co-founder of Of Metal and Magic Publishing and also co-hosts The Fantasy Writers’ Toolshed, a writing-focused podcast inspired by the requests of readers of his critically-acclaimed work A Fantasy Writers’ Handbook. Most nights you can find him up into the wee hours scribbling away or watching the NBA.

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Favorite Things 

Books: The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien, The Song of Ice and Fire Series by George RR Martin, The Riftwar Saga by Raymond E. Feist, Killer of Men by Christian Cameron, The Dubliners by James Joyce

Films: Lord of the Rings, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 

Fictional Characters: Tyrion Lannister

Published Works

Pariah’s Lament — CORE Novel (Mar 2021)
“Into the Eligar” — CORE Short Story in Ancient Heritage Vol. 1 (Dec 2020)
Tales of Tervia — Subsidiary Collection (Dec 2020)