Richard O'Brien, a New Jersey native, writes novels and screenplays. His fiction has been called "compelling and original," "delectably wild and intentionally jolting," and "well-written." Author Thomas Kennedy (In the Company of Angels, Falling Sideways, and Kerrigan in Copenhagen (A New York Times Notable Book) once wrote of Richard O'Brien's first novel: "From the first paragraphs, The Garden of Fragile Things holds you in its charm..."
Richard has garnered coverage praise for his work that "would have the audience entertained from start to finish" and that he "truly has a way with his words." In 2022, Requia Studios optioned two works from Richard, The 9th Messiah, a feature thriller, and Red Lake, a sci-fi horror limited series.
A versatile and prolific writer, Richard has feature and television projects available to option. In addition, he can adapt other writers' works for screen and write novelizations of popular movies.