I have a new non-fiction essay up at the glorious Nightmare magazine. “The H Word: Pacing in Horror” explores the idea that we need to slow it all down and let it unfurl. ENJOY!
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!
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 […]
Robert Stahl is a student, peer, and friend of mine. He wanted to dig in deeper to my upcoming short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION (out on 2/22/22 with Turner Publishing). Click on over and read his review as well as my thoughts on some of the stories. Warning—there ARE spoilers. Books are shipping now, […]
Thrilled to get another STARRED review of SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, this time over at Library Journal. Totally made my day. Very exciting.
Whitesands is an amazing book, which I’ve blurbed (see art above). Johann stops by to answer ten questions, so take a peek and then pick up a copy today! ONE: Tell me about your book—a brief synopsis, genre/s, and tone. ANSWER: Whitesands is a paranormal thriller. It is about Detective John Dark, whose daughter has […]
I’ve Signed With Turner Publishing for My Fourth Short Story Collection, Spontaneous Human Combustion!
BIG NEWS! I’m thrilled to announce that my fourth short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, will be out with Turner Publishing in early 2022. They did a great job with the Burnt Tongues re-release, so I decided to partner with them again. More details to come. It’ll cover the best of my work from the […]
Thank you so much to Lisa Quigley and Mackenzie Kiera for having me on the Ladies of the Fright podcast. Such a wonderful conversation. Hope it inspires you all. ENJOY!
NOTE FROM RICHARD: This story was originally published in the Shallow Creek anthology. I am sharing it here so that you might read it this Halloween season and get a shiver, or perhaps a flush of excitement, or maybe have some strange epiphany about the state of our existence. Whatever your reaction, I hope you […]