About Things you didn't know you want to know about me.

My Names

Ryvr Jones is my pen name.

And yet, I’ve been Nospheratt for so long, it’s part of my identity.

So, this is me.


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1. Romance writer.

2. Blogger. Sometimes poet. Philosopher at improper hours.

3. [Informal] Opiniology scholar. Sarcasm hobbyist.

4. [Origin] Mix of cultures, nationalities, regions and languages.

5. [Archaic] Person born in the year Star Wars premiered, and who shares her birthday with Freddie Mercury.

6. Geek, in case you didn’t notice.

Photo ยฉ Fernando Mafra

The Story About Stories

Do you like stories?

Life unfolds in the stories we tell. I have plenty of stories to tell; since we’re on my “About” page, I think it’s appropriate to tell you a story about me, right?

How about a story about my stories? (I love meta, and it doesn’t get much more meta than this.)

I tell stories since I learned to talk. Since before learning to write – I used to dictate my tales to my parents, and I still have some of those scribbles. Once I learned to write, I began to amass a mountain of paper (at the time, where I lived, computers and Internet only existed in science fiction movies). A mountain that keeps getting taller, by the way. I think it will eventually achieve mountain range status.

The stories grew with me: children’s stories, poems, love letters, blog posts, and eventually, books.

The Story About Books

I wrote my first book when I was seventeen. It was written by hand in a notebook, because I didn’t have a typewriter. It was awful (I still have it!), but at the time I didn’t know that, of course. I finished it and let it sit for years.

When I was in my early twenties, I wrote a new book, very loosely based on the first one. Both books were fantasy romance, in a vaguely medieval setting. The second one was a lot better than the first, but I still didn’t know anything about writing craft. Nothing. I thought the book was perfect. Today I know it has potential, but it’s a hot mess.

In 2014, I decided to finally do the NaNoWriMo challenge. I waited until the day before NaNo to think about what I was going to write. As you do. ๐Ÿ˜›

Then I remembered Rhys. He was one of my favorite characters from my second-not-good-novel, so I decided I was going to tell his story.

Thus, the Dullahan series was born.

And I’ll never stop writing again.


Hi! I’m Ryvr Jones/Nospheratt. I write romance books.

And I hope you like them. ๐Ÿ™‚

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