Darker, Down Under . . .
"H.T.R. Williams writes with flare
and a painterly eye for detail. His characters are distinctively
quirky yet portrayed with depth and sensitivity, and his writing
style is taut and convincing.
recommend H.T.R. Williams as a new writer of both talent and promise."
Richardson, Award-Winning 'Kiwi Crime Wave'
Writing in the Margins . .
My writing to date
spans several genres - crime, paranormal, noir, transgressive, horror
and fantasy - but it's consistently dark. Exploring the Shadow side of
life and human nature is often more revealing.
If there's any theme to my work, it seems to be
the exploration of characters who find themselves at the margins of
things. They may be criminal, disabled or dysfunctional in some way,
in poverty, mentally ill, foreign, or of an alternative sexual
The margins are those more shadowy places - they
make up the outlines of society and show more clearly the shape
of what culture is, what people
Copyright H.T.R. Williams 2013.
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