Short Stories – All Category

Shivers VI Announced – Stephen King, Peter Straub and ME!

Wow, got the announcement tonight, and Shivers VI, which I knew was coming (produced by Cemetery Dance) will have a novella by Stephen King and Peter Straub in it. WOW. My story “Stillness” will be in such great company, I mean, these are the guys I grew up reading, my idols. I’m floored. It’s a […]

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“Released” is now live at Outsider Writers Collective

My troublesome child “Released” is now live at Outsider Writers Collective. “Released” FROM THE EDITOR: “Released” by Richard Thomas by Pela Via “I lie on the soft floor, arms numb, darkness wrapping around me like a tight jacket.” This story gives a good taste of Richard’s longer work—it’s concentrated, dense and visual, and it’s eerily […]

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“Stephen King Ate My Brain” now live at Oprah Read This

So some friends of mine, Caleb J. Ross and Nathan Tyree has this idea to do a collection of stories with an author’s name in the title. Mine is about Stephen King. I hope you enjoy it. Peace, Richard

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“Condemned” is now live at Cherry Bleeds

I’m in some good company over at Cherry Bleeds. Caleb published a story here last March and Tony DuShane has interviewed some fantastic authors as part of his Drinks with Tony radio show – Miranda July, William T. Vollman, Chuck Palahniuk, Mark Z. Danielewski, etc. I hope you enjoy the story. Peace, Richard

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Colored Chalk #10 – Ten Commandments

I hope you enjoy my story, Honor in this issue of CC, #10. I’m very happy to see Axel, Eddy, Colin and Simon in here too. Great work on the layout Mike. Thanks Jason for all of your hard work, special thanks to all of the other editors and designers, and all of the talented […]

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“Everything is Beautiful” is now LIVE at Troubadour21

So my strange little story “Everything is Beautiful” is up now at Troubadour 21. Enjoy. We might turn this into a series. Peace, Richard

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“Interview” at Troubadour 21

My short story “Interview” is now live at Troubadour 21. It’s a dark little tale that has three unique voices. I hope you enjoy it. Peace, Richard

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The Oddville Press – Volume 1, Issue 4

My story “Your Enemies Will Devour You” is now live at The Oddville Press. I hope you enjoy it. Peace, Richard

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Colored Chalk #8 – Broken Clocks

Happy to say that my very short story “Paying Up” is now live at Colored Chalk. Not only does CC now allow you to download a printable PDF as usual, but also a copy in single pages just for reading, and a link to this great place called http://www.issuu.com, where you can flip the pages […]

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3:AM Magazine – “A Bird in the Hand”

My story is now live, hope you dig it. A bit of humor, albeit dark of course, but a bit of a break from the usual dark matter. Peace, Richard

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