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Cover Reveal For Gamut, Issue One

Here’s the official cover for Issue One of Gamut. (The eBook.) What are your thoughts? Artwork by Luke Spooner. Don’t forget, subscriptions are 20% off until the end of December, so if you’ve been waiting to subscribe, now is the time! Makes a great stocking stuffer for writers and readers alike! Spread the word. (This […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Back Gamut Magazine Now

Top Ten Reasons to Back Gamut Magazine Now ONE: We will pay ten cents a word I think this is an important fact to mention right away. If you are an author, and you want to get paid TWICE the current professional rates, then support Gamut. Why wouldn’t you want to help make this happen? […]

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Day Eight: Gamut Update and Women in Horror Month

Women in Horror Month is great, but how about we include women from the beginning, and all year long? It was always an important aspect of Gamut, from day one. 62% of our authors are women; 53% of our poets are women; and 50% of our staff are women: Damien Angelica Walters, Letitia Trent, Mercedes […]

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Gamut Magazine: What’s This Website All About?

(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 […]

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The New Black (Dark House Press) releases TODAY!

Today is the official release date of THE NEW BLACK! This neo-noir anthology is the first I’ve ever edited and it’s also the first Dark House Press title. I’m honored that so many gifted authors were willing to be a part of this book. I can’t thank them enough for taking the time, and for […]

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The first blurb for THE NEW BLACK is Jack Ketchum

The first blurb for THE NEW BLACK, a neo-noir anthology that I edited for Dark House Press, is now in. It’s from horror giant, Jack Ketchum: “THE NEW BLACK ought to be the New High Standard for dark fiction anthologies. It’s loaded with intelligence and talent. Every one of the pieces in this extraordinary compilation […]

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Book Covers: Work Edited and/or Published by Richard Thomas

I wanted to start a list of the beautiful book covers that I’ve either edited or published or both. I hope you enjoy the art and if you want more information, I’ve included links to Amazon, for those books that are already on the website. They are in reverse chronological order. UPDATED: July, 2016 Scratch […]

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My essay, “Ten Essential Neo-Noir Authors” is live at Flavorwire.

My essay “Ten Essential Neo-Noir Authors” is up at Flavorwire in case you missed it. What exactly is “neo-noir” and who are the voices you absolutely have to know? Click on through and read up. Maybe you’ll recognize the names and maybe you won’t, but these are some of the most powerful authors writing and […]

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Storyville Column is up – Top Ten Authors You’ve Never Heard Of Before

Where to start, yeah? For this column I talk about ten powerful voices in contemporary literature that you may never have heard of before. Each one of these voices is somebody that has impressed me with their words, destroyed me with the honesty and emotion, and become a name that I will follow for the […]

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My review of THREATS by Amelia Gray is live at The Nervous Breakdown

My review of the debut novel THREATS by Amelia Gray is now live up at The Nervous Breakdown. This is a sly, subtle, unsettling and touching novel. I remember the first time I heard Amelia read, at Blake Butler’s Scorch Atlas release party here in Chicago. It was the first time I’d met her, or […]

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