Always happy to hear from you.
If you have anything you'd like to tell me, or if you have any questions about my books, please send me a message and I will reply as quickly as I can. I am also very willing to give any advice to aspiring authors, but simply because of time restraints it's often difficult to read any material you might send. I look forward to hearing from you. R.J. ELLORY

Monthly Archives: July 2013

The One Hundred Thousand Word barrier…

(From February 2007). Once again far too much time has elapsed since I last posted, but nevertheless I have been working relentlessly on a new book for publication in 2008.

After the necessary admission that ‘Patron Saint of Thieves’ was… Continue reading

On The Research Trail…

 (August 2006). Evidently dissatisfied with the prospect of working on two different books simultaneously, I have started my research for another book, tentively entitled ‘The Night Skater’.

I am currently working on an American-European art theft thriller (Book Number Six),… Continue reading

A Comment on Writing Locations…

This blog was originally posted in August 2006, and was entitled 'A Message for Alex'.

Received an e-mail from Alex who asked why, as an Englishman, do I write about America, and how important is it to get the right… Continue reading

From blank page to Bookstore

(July 2006) Working on the basis of about 10,000 words a week I aim to complete the first draft of a novel in three months or so. A second draft might take another week.

Once complete, a hard copy is… Continue reading



Some months ago, while trawling through, I came across a reference to Philip Seynour Hoffman’s portrayal of Truman Capote in the film ‘Capote’. As is now widely… Continue reading

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