Release the Kraken! Spontaneous Human Combustion is Out Today!
Posted on February 22, 2022 Leave a Comment
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 […]
Blog Tour and Interview: Rebecca Jones-Howe
Posted on May 12, 2021 Leave a Comment
Rebecca and I go WAY back, some 17 years or so to The Cult, LitReactor, and, Write Club—three forums and workshops where we hung out and honed our craft. I’ve published her work in quite a few places—her Vile Men collection of stories at Dark House Press, “Cat Calls” in the Exigencies anthology, and then […]
Burnt Tongues is Being Re-released!
Posted on April 19, 2020 Leave a Comment
Burnt Tongues is going to be re-released with Turner Publishing, on August 25th. Very excited to share the new cover with you. Always a pleasure working with Chuck Palahniuk and Dennis Widmyer. This is an edgy, transgressive anthology that came out of The Cult workshops back in the day. (It was nominated for the Bram […]
Burnt Tongues Out of Print, Copies for Sale
Posted on May 21, 2019 Leave a Comment
As you may or may not know, Medallion Press went bankrupt. I bought the last 15 cases of Burnt Tongues, the anthology I edited with Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club, Choke, Survivor) and Dennis Widmyer (Starry Eyes, Pet Sematary). So it’s now out of print. I’m going to be selling signed copies for $10 + $3 […]
Release Day for Chiral Mad 3
Posted on April 5, 2016 Leave a Comment
So, wow, this has been a long time coming. I’m a big fan of the work that Michael Bailey has been doing at Written Backwards (now a Dark Regions Press imprint). I was in Chiral Mad 2, and Qualia Nous, and if I can keep up with him, I hope to publish more stories with […]
Day Eleven: Medallion Donates Books!
Posted on February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment
Day Eleven: Over $21,000! And, Medallion Donates Books! Medallion Press has generously donated TWENTY sets of books, including Burnt Tongues (transgressive anthology), which I edited with Chuck Palahniuk and Dennis Widmyer; Knuckleduster (military thriller) by Andrew Post; Suckerpunch (MMA thriller) by Jeremy Brown, and The Devils That Have Come to Stay (an acid Western) by […]
Day Five: Gamut Update!
Posted on February 5, 2016 Leave a Comment
Good morning! Lots of stuff to talk about today. 1. We’re over $10,000 and 200 backers! If we keep up this pace we’ll fund in twenty days! To celebrate we gave away FREE LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS to the 200th backer and a random selection. Congratulations to Seamus Scanlon (#200) and random drawing winner Brian Kirk (#14). […]
Gamut Kickstarter IS LIVE!
Posted on February 1, 2016 Leave a Comment
We are LIVE! This has been months in the works, years, really. Head on over and check it out. And feel free to spread the word. Thanks for your support. “Now that short fiction has become as standardized as the SATs and Common Core—all in order to ‘judge’ and ‘rank’ writers—I’m excited to see what […]
Gamut Magazine: What’s This Website All About?
Posted on December 22, 2015 44 Comments
(Art by Luke Spooner) “Now that short fiction has become as standardized as the SATs and Common Core—all in order to ‘judge’ and ‘rank’ writers—I’m excited to see what Richard Thomas brings to the game. Gamut will be the new magazine not written for the little old lady in Dubuque.” —Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight […]
Hanging with Chuck Palahniuk and Irvine Welsh
Posted on May 31, 2015 2 Comments
Had such a great time at the Chuck Palahniuk reading last night in Naperville. Got to hang out with Chuck and Irvine Welsh, two of the nicest guys I’ve ever met, so very generous and supportive. The lit up balls really show you what a crazy night it was, Chuck giving away so many cool […]