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 […]
Auctioning Off a Complete Set of Dark House Press Books!
Posted on February 3, 2017 Leave a Comment
Bibliophiles! Here is the entire Dark House Press Catalog! Publishing neo-noir, speculative fiction with a literary bent, this micro-press is represented here at the low initial bid of $40. That’s more than 50% off the retail price of $128.60. Includes: The New Black, edited by Richard Thomas (signed) After the People Lights Have Gone Off, by […]
Huge Gamut Rafflecopter Giveaway!
Posted on December 10, 2016 2 Comments
Huge Gamut Giveaway! Grand Prize Winner will get $210 worth of Gamut goodies (in time for Xmas)! An amazing Creepy Doll, four books (The New Black, Exigencies, Scratch by Steve Himmer, Paper Tigers by Damien Angelica Walters), a set of Gamut postcards (25 total), pens, a Gamut mug, and an annual membership! 2nd gets a […]
I’m Teaching an Online Creative Writing Class, 16 Weeks Long, About Contemporary Dark Fiction
Posted on November 9, 2016 11 Comments
2019 IS FULL. WE ARE CURRENTLY BOOKING STUDENTS FOR THE 2020 CLASSES OVER AT STORYVILLE STUDIO. Hello everyone! I’m going to teach a creative writing class online called Contemporary Dark Fiction. It’ll be SIXTEEN WEEKS long (I know!) essentially the same length as your average semester. This is the class I’ve always wanted to teach, […]
I Made the Long List for Best Horror of the Year (TWICE!)
Posted on August 1, 2016 4 Comments
Whenever Ellen Datlow puts our her long list for Best Horror of the Year, I rush over to see if I made the list. (I imagine quite a few of us do that, right? LOL). Thrilled to see that I made it TWICE this year (which is a first) for “From Within,” in Slave Stories: […]
Exigencies is Nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award!
Posted on May 3, 2016 4 Comments
Honored to announce that Exigencies has been nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award. This is the first Dark House Press anthology of entirely new fiction, so it means a lot. ALSO, Letitia Trent has been nominated for her story, “Wilderness,” which kicks off this book. (That excellent story was also selected for Best Horror of […]
Exigencies, which I edited for Dark House Press, is out NOW!
Posted on June 2, 2015 Leave a Comment
Edited by Richard Thomas, Foreword by Chuck Wendig, cover art by Daniele Serra, and interior illustrations by Luke Spooner. Includes “Wilderness” by Letitia Trent, “Monster Season” by Joshua Blair,“Cat Calls” by Rebecca Jones-Howe, “Ceremony of the White Dog” by Kevin Catalano, “The Armadillo” by Heather Foster, “The Last Manuscript” by Usman T. Malik, “Single Lens […]
Curbside Splendor and Dark House Press named “Best Indie Book Publisher” by Chicago Magazine
Posted on August 9, 2014 2 Comments
In case you missed it, Curbside Splendor (and Dark House Press, which I run) were just named Chicago Magazine’s, “Best Indie Book Publisher.” Great article in the magazine, and online. Our three titles for the year, THE NEW BLACK, which I edited, ECHO LAKE by Letitia Trent, and AFTER THE PEOPLE LIGHTS HAVE GONE […]
Posted on June 10, 2013 2 Comments
I’ve been working with a number of authors for the past couple of years now. If you need help with a short story or novel, everything from big picture edits (what’s working and what isn’t, why doesn’t this have the impact I want, conflict, plot, setting, etc.) to up close edits (typos, grammar, tense, dialogue, […]