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Sneak Peek!

Sneak peek at the interior layout for my fourth short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, with new, original illustrations for each story! Out 2/22/22.

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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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50 Films to Know Me

I’m not saying these are the best movies ever (though many are favorites), and I have divided this up into ten different categories, but I thought it might be fun to share this with you all. These are movies that shocked and amazed me, films that horrified and inspired me, work that has influenced my […]

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Award Eligible Work

I have a few stories that are eligible for various award nominations—Hugo, Nebula, Locus, World Fantasy, Bram Stoker, Shirley Jackson, etc. “Ring of Fire” is a sf/fantasy/horror hybrid, set in an isolated arctic location. It’s novelette length, inspired by Annihilation, The Warren, and various A24 films. This was a real challenge to write, but I […]

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PRISMS Table of Contents Announced, at PS Publishing, with My Story “Saudade.”

Thrilled to be a part of this excellent anthology. Announcement today from Michael Bailey: I am proud to announce the official line-up for PRISMS, the next dark science-fiction anthology co-edited by Darren Speegle and yours truly, to be released by PS Publishing. WE COME IN THREES – B.E. Scully ENCORE FOR AN EMPTY SKY – […]

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Special Subscription Offer at Gamut for February! Buy One, Get One Free!

For the month of February we will have a special buy one, get one subscription free offer. So sign up now, and enjoy! The first two issues are out and/or uploading this month, and there are plenty of free samples to check out as well. Stop by and give us a look. We also pay […]

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2016 Awards Eligibility Post for Richard Thomas

So, I had quite a few things come out this year, and they are all eligible for award consideration. Cat Rambo was encouraging authors to do this, so here I go! (HWA for sure, as well as SFWA, etc.) The short stories were for pro pay, so those markets are definitely eligible. If you are […]

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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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The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) is OUT TODAY!

How many years has it been since we started this project? I think at least five, my section, Golden Geese, written at the Writers in the Heartland writing residency that I was awarded back in 2011. The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) is a dark journey—four novellas written by four authors (myself, Nik Korpon, Caleb Ross […]

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The Soul Standard is a TOP TEN pick for July at Chicago Review of Books!

Chicago Review of Books has The Soul Standard as one of the TEN BEST SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY NOVELS TO READ THIS JULY. How exciting. In great company, too. Forget the flippant summer beach read. Ring in the dog days with these 10 science fiction, fantasy, and speculative novels picked as July’s best by the Chicago Review of […]

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