RICHARD TAYLOR has been a writer most of his life. He is a produced screenwriter as well as a published author. His Showtime Premier film DECEPTIONS was nominated for a CableACE Best Picture Award. The SciFi Channel Original TV movie ENCRYPT was produced from his spec screenplay. Richard has written short stories, articles and essays. His debut novel THE HAUNTING OF CAMBRIA, published by St. Martin's Press/TOR has received rave reviews.A native of Southern California, Richard now lives with his wife and two cats in the lovely seaside village of Cambria on the California Central Coast near the famous Hearst Castle.Read Chapter One of THE HAUNTING OF CAMBRIA, a scary, funny, sexy novel of horror and humor at richardtaylorwriter.com.