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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 […]

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I’m Teaching Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror & Beyond—ONLINE

I’m teaching a six-week class, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror & Beyond, over at Story Studio Chicago (online) this October. Come join the fun. Here’s more information: Description of Class If you love the incredible, futuristic, supernatural, and fantastical—this is the class for you. Whether you’re working on a project or just starting out, this six-week online […]

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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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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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Midwestern Gothic #9 is out, with my story “Garage Sales”

Midwestern Gothic #9 is NOW OUT, and it includes my story “Garage Sales.” I wrote this story as part of my thesis at Murray State University. At one point, I took a paragraph from the middle of the story, and pulled it to the front, and that’s where this story came from. The FIRST version, […]

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