PRISMS Table of Contents Announced, at PS Publishing, with My Story “Saudade.”

Thrilled to be a part of this excellent anthology. Announcement today from Michael Bailey:

I am proud to announce the official line-up for PRISMS, the next dark science-fiction anthology co-edited by Darren Speegle and yours truly, to be released by PS Publishing.

  1. WE COME IN THREES – B.E. Scully
  2. ENCORE FOR AN EMPTY SKY – Lynda Rucker
  3. THE GIRL WITH BLACK FINGERS – Roberta Lannes
  4. THE SHIMMERING WALL – Brian Evenson
  5. IN THIS, THERE IS NO STING – Kristi DeMeester
  6. THE BIRTH OF VENUS – Ian Watson
  7. FIFTY SUPER-SAD MAD DOG SUI-HOMICIDAL SELF-SIBS, ALL IN A LEAKY TIN CAN HEAD – Paul Di Filippo
  8. RIVERGRACE – E. Catherine Tobler
  9. SAUDADE – Richard Thomas
  10. THERE IS NOTHING LOST – Erinn L Kemper
  11. THIS HEIGHT AND FIERY SPEED – A.C. Wise
  12. THE MOTEL BUSINESS – Michael Marshall Smith
  13. EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL IS ALSO A LIE – Damien Angelica Walters
  14. THE GEARBOX – Paul Meloy
  15. DISTRICT TO CERVIX: THE TIME BEFORE WE WERE BORN – Tlotlo Tsamaase
  16. HERE TODAY AND GONE TOMORROW – Chaz Brenchley
  17. THE SECRETS OF MY PRISON HOUSE – J. Lincoln Fenn
  18. A LUTA CONTINUA – Nadia Bulkin
  19. I SHALL BUT LOVE THEE BETTER – Scott Edelman

The prism: dispersion of humankind into the spectrum of herself / himself; an object, a place, or something figurative; the human condition as it relates to the self, or to humankind in general; ascension; translation…

* Note that these are not official covers of any kind, just mock-ups I created during the conception of this project.

2020 Richard Thomas Fiction Writing Course Guide

I’ve decided to teach and write full-time! So that means I’m expanding my catalog of classes, and opening it up to authors of all levels. If you’d like the complete University of Richard Fiction Writing Course Guideclick here to email me now! It includes more information on my classes such as rates, length, overviews, books, and testimonials.

What classes am I offering in 2020? Here is the list:

  • Short Story Mechanics (LitReactor.com) two weeks long (which still has 2019 slots open for April and October)
  • Keep It Brief: A Flash Fiction Intensive (LitReactor.com) two weeks long (which still has 2019 slots open for July)
  • Contemporary Dark Fiction (Skype, email, and Facebook) 16 weeks long
  • Advanced Creative Writing Workshop (Skype, email, and Facebook) 16 weeks long
  • Novel in a Year (via Skype, email, and Facebook) 52 weeks long (only one spot left!)

Come join the fun! And help take your writing to the next level. Class sizes are small, and payment plans are available, so drop me a note today!

(Note: The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Eleven includes my co-written novelette, “Golden Sun.”)

Click HERE to get your free copy of the Writing Course Guide now!