Get it written! – writing a sequel

What’s harder than writing your first book? Writing your second. Urgh. Seriously. You’d think writing a sequel would be so simple. You’ve already got the characters, set up the universe, worked out the plot arc. Really, what’s there left to do except put fingers to the keyboard and type? With a deadline looming on the […]

Chat with Elizabeth Richards, by Anne Greenwood Brown

Oooh, I am a lucky lady! I had the recent privilege of being interviewed by YA author Anne Greenwood Brown, which you can now read on her blog. We chat about Black City, my publishing journey and hints and tips for aspiring authors. You can read the full interview on her blog: A chat with […]

New ‘Ash and Natalie’ logo

Some of you may have noticed the pretty new ‘Ash and Natalie’ tattoo logo that’s now the background for this blog. Isn’t it cute? 🙂  The two hearts represent Ash and Natalie’s dual heart, which are being strangled by rose thorns, representing Purian Rose – the man determined to keep them apart. Big thanks to […]

New interview on Goths and Goggles

Check out my latest interview on Goths and Goggles, where we discuss Twilight, Within Temptation, my inspirations and, of course, Black City Chronicles! Read interview with Elizabeth Richards on Goths and Goggles


I had the lovely pleasure of being interviewed by Heather Anastasiu, author of GLITCH. We talked about BLACK CITY, getting an agent, Harry Potter and plotting books. Check out the interview here: Interview with ‘Black City’ author Elizabeth Richards by Heather Anastasiu 

I have a book deal!!!

BLACK CITY CHRONICLES comes to North America in Fall 2012 Yes, it’s true! I’m thrilled to officially announce that I’ve signed a 3 book, six-figure deal with Putnam, Penguin! Here’s the official announcement on Publishers’ Marketplace: Elizabeth Richards’s THE BLACK CITY CHRONICLES, set in the burning ruins of the Black City, where in the aftermath […]