Monthly Archives: February 2022

Author Interview: Richard Thomas

Originally posted on MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape:
Today I am interviewing Richard Thomas, author of the new science-fiction, fantasy, and horror short-story collection, Spontaneous Human Combustion. ◊  ◊  ◊ DJ: Hi Richard! Thanks for stopping by to do this interview!  For readers who aren’t familiar with you, could you tell us a little about yourself? Richard Thomas: Sure!…

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New Essay Up At Writer’s Digest About Horror Tropes

I have a new essay up at Writer’s Digest entitled, “How to Write Unique Horror Fiction When Every Trope Has Already Been Used.” ENJOY!

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New Essay at CrimeReads, Talking About My Favorite New Sub-Genres

I have a new essay up at CrimeReads, talking about my favorite new sub-genres. Click on over for more.

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Release the Kraken! Spontaneous Human Combustion is Out Today!

My fourth short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, is now out! Thank you all for your support. Pick up a copy, spread the word, say a few kind words—whatever works for you. Thank you to everyone at Turner, all of the authors that took the time to give me an excellent blurb, and all of […]

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Spontaneous Human Combustion Foreword, by Brian Evenson

To say that it was a dream come true to have Brian Evenson write the foreword to this collection, well, that is an understatement. Brian’s writing has been a huge influence on my work, as much as Stephen Graham Jones, Cormac McCarthy, Mary Gaitskill, Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, and Will Christopher Baer. So here is […]

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Spontaneous Human Combustion Releases in THREE DAYS. Here Is What People Are Saying.

My fourth short story collection, Spontaneous Human Combustion will be out on 2/22/22. I honestly think it’s some of my best work to date. Not sure if it’s for you? Here are the reviews and blurbs we’ve gotten so far. REVIEWS Reviews for Spontaneous Human Combustion “Thomas breathes fresh air into the genre of dark […]

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Recent Films and Shows That Have Informed My Writing

I have a new essay up on recent films that have informed my writing. ENJOY!

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