• Fledgling sailor (and all around nice guy) Casey is delivering a sailboat to its owner in an Oakland marina, parking it next to the slip of a grizzled “Hell’s Angel” type...
  • Joshua's Revenge is the story of a super endowed, but very modest Yosemite Ranger given the task of finding and destroying a Chinese gang that have been killing and eviscerating Yosemite bears for the illegal medical trade...
  • Enraged by the senseless shooting of his wife and baby daughter in Oakland, Joshua vows to use all his martial arts expertise to track down the gang responsible...
  • The resource to help you to write a novel, overcome writer's block and publish your book...
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    Finding it's never too late to start a new career, Richard Wren reinvented himself in his 80s as a novelist...

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Casey’s Slip

Finalist in Action & Adventure for the 2014 National Indie Excellence Book Awards

A rookie sailor and a grizzled “Hell’s Angel” type are thrown together by a dirty cop who’s accused them of murder. They have to overcome their dislike and suspicion of each other to work together and prove their innocence.

“Twists and turns as they unravel the mystery make it a worthwhile read.” Pacific Book Review, January 2012

“Sailboats, motorcycle gangs, kidnapping, blackmail, arson. What more could you want for pleasurable reading?” Oakland Magazine, January 2012

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Joshua’s Revenge

World class martial artist now park ranger Joshua must uncover and stop a criminal conspiracy eviscerating Yosemite bears and selling their organs. From the back country of Yosemite Valley to the back alleys of San Francisco’s Chinatown… Kidnappings, murders, gang warfare and treachery!

“Another winner… Richard L. Wren’s second book was a great read!” J. Schuyler on Amazon.com

“Fast paced mystery reminiscent of some of the great pulp adventure stories and heroes!” Loyd Auerbach, co-author of ESP WARS: East and West

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Enraged by the senseless shooting of his wife and baby daughter in Oakland, Joshua vows to use all his martial arts expertise to track down the gang responsible. The police are uncooperative, the gang is vicious, connected and willing to torture and threaten death to him. Can a Yosemite Park Ranger defeat a sociopath and his gang that kill for kicks? .

“A home run!… Mr. Wren’s latest novel, Justice For Joshua, is a definite page-turner.” Seadog on Amazon.com

“A good read and it looks like there will me more…” Amazon customer, on Amazon.com

A Practical Guide...A Practical Guide…2nd ed.

An easy to use short and to the point book filled with all you need to know to get yourself writing and actually publish your book in hard copy and ebook formats. With links to the best (and worst) sites on the web, pointers to all the sources you would ever need, and a budget for getting published (well under $100 if you want!). Now in updated 2nd edition (April 2015).

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“Efficient, fun and informative!…Richard Wren made this book easy and fun to read. He offers great tips and honest answers regarding the publishing world. After reading his book, I felt inspired and encouraged to write. Marie Auclair on Amazon.com

“So simple, yet so instructional. Not only have I adopted this book for my Media and Publishing class at the university and other sites where I teach, but I used it for publishing the latest book I co-authored.” JFK University Adjunct Professor Loyd Auerbach, co-author of ESP WARS: East and West