Blurbs are in for Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) out in March.
Posted on February 19, 2013 2 Comments
Thank you so much to Lisa, Kealan, Damien, Max and Caren. These are five fantastic authors, and I’m honored to have their support for this collection. “The stories in STARING INTO THE ABYSS are little literary predators that are smart, savage, and stealthy, with a lethal pounce at the end. Readers who enjoy finely-crafted and […]
FREE eSingle, “Transmogrify” to release before Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press)
Posted on February 3, 2013 4 Comments
We’re going to be giving away a FREE eSingle of my contemporary vampire short story, “Transmogrify” soon. Cinder (Cindy to her friends) feeds on negative energy—she’s a psychic vampire, or energivore, a bit of a twist on the classic tale. It’s in my upcoming collection of neo-noir and horror stories, Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken […]
Release the Kraken! My short story collection, Staring Into the Abyss, will be out later this year.
Posted on January 10, 2013 Leave a Comment
That’s right, my second short story collection, Staring Into the Abyss, will be out later this year from Kraken Press. It’s a collection of 20 dark stories, neo-noir leaning towards horror, and some of my best work to date. Want to know more? Head over to their website or just keep reading. We’re targeting March, […]
The Next Big Thing!
Posted on November 29, 2012 4 Comments
Today I am taking part in the networked blog interview, The Next Big Thing. I was nominated last week by Joe Mynhardt, a gifted editor at Crystal Lake Publishing. A preview of the novel that my agent (Paula Munier at Talcott Notch Literary Agency) and I are shopping, Disintegration, can be read below: 1) What […]
Bar Scars by Nik Korpon
Posted on October 1, 2012 1 Comment
When I think back to when and where my writing career really started, about five years ago, one of the first names that pops into my head is Nik Korpon. He was there when I discovered what neo-noir was all about, and he’s been a brother-in-arms ever since. With the release of Bar Scars (Snubnose […]
I’ve finally landed a literary agent! Paula Munier at Talcott Notch.
Posted on April 27, 2012 3 Comments
I’m thrilled to announce that I have finally secured a literary agent—Paula Munier at Talcott Notch Literary Agency. Paula has over twenty years of experience in the business and has been a real pleasure to talk to as we discussed my second novel, the neo-noir, transgressive thriller Disintegration. I can’t explain how exciting it is […]
Punchnel’s Hard Boiled-Down Noir Fiction Contest – I’m a winner!
Posted on February 4, 2012 Leave a Comment
Steven Woods, for “Billy.” Nik Korpon for “Gold Teeth.” Alex Mattingly for “Marbles.” Mimi Brooks for “Out Like A Lion.” Richard Thomas for “Jimmy Five Ways.” My story “Jimmy Five Ways” was one of the winners at Punchnel’s fiction contest. My good friend Nik Korpon was also a winner! All five of the stories and […]
Speedloader: The debut eBook from Snubnose Press (a Spinetingler imprint)
Posted on June 14, 2011 Leave a Comment
COMING SOON! Richard Thomas Nik Korpon Nigel Bird W.C. County Matthew Funk Jonathan Woods Cover Art: David Bodensteiner
My story “Gateway” is up at Dirty Noir
Posted on June 4, 2011 Leave a Comment
My story “Gateway” is up now at Dirty Noir, a new crime, neo-noir, dark fiction, sexy pants webzine. “Gateway” is a bit of hot St. Louis, something I thought of while I was just down there, memories of heading across the Mississippi river to the “East Side” to buy beer in high school (and other […]
“Ten Steps” is now live at ChiZine (The Chiaroscuro)
Posted on April 20, 2011 3 Comments
My story “Ten Steps” is now up at ChiZine (Chiaroscuro) as part of their major new relaunch. I wrote this at the Jack Ketchum intensive at The Cult. So many other great voices here, in the previous, and coming weeks, I can’t possibly list them all but let me shout out at least a few […]