Ten Ways to Support Your Favorite Authors This Holiday Season
Posted on December 20, 2018 3 Comments
So, you like to read, and maybe you like to write, too. You are a connoisseur, a patron, a Renaissance man (or woman). What can you do this holiday season to support those authors in your life? Here are ten ideas. 01. BUY THEIR WORK. I mean, I know it sounds obvious, but this is […]
Auctioning Off a Complete Set of Dark House Press Books!
Posted on February 3, 2017 Leave a Comment
Bibliophiles! Here is the entire Dark House Press Catalog! Publishing neo-noir, speculative fiction with a literary bent, this micro-press is represented here at the low initial bid of $40. That’s more than 50% off the retail price of $128.60. Includes: The New Black, edited by Richard Thomas (signed) After the People Lights Have Gone Off, by […]
I’m Teaching an Online Creative Writing Class, 16 Weeks Long, About Contemporary Dark Fiction
Posted on November 9, 2016 11 Comments
2019 IS FULL. WE ARE CURRENTLY BOOKING STUDENTS FOR THE 2020 CLASSES OVER AT STORYVILLE STUDIO. Hello everyone! I’m going to teach a creative writing class online called Contemporary Dark Fiction. It’ll be SIXTEEN WEEKS long (I know!) essentially the same length as your average semester. This is the class I’ve always wanted to teach, […]
Tribulations, My Third Collection, Is Out Today!
Posted on April 15, 2016 Leave a Comment
Thrilled that Tribulations, my third short story collection is finally out. Special thanks to Joe Mynhardt and Crystal Lake Publishing for all of their support and hard work. Thank you Stephen Graham Jones for the wonderful introduction, and Kristi DeMeester and Adam Cesare for the excellent blurbs, as well as Ben Baldwin and Luke Spooner […]
Gamut is over $40,000! Huge new add-on today.
Posted on February 26, 2016 1 Comment
We’re over $40,000! Wow. Thank you all for spreading the word, pledging, and upgrading, it’s been so exciting to watch us get closer and closer to our goal. Only five days left to get to $52,000. I know we can do it. Here’s one way that may help—it’s a small amount of money, for a […]
Day Fifteen: Special Buy One, Get One Free Offer!
Posted on February 15, 2016 Leave a Comment
Hey guys, If you haven’t jumped in yet, today may be the day! I’m doing a special offer—BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE. Subscribe to Gamut today ONLY (2/15/16) and get a free subscription for a friend, spouse, parent, child, enemy, teacher, student, peer, etc. This won’t be offered again. Thanks for your continued support. 51% […]
Gamut Magazine: What’s This Website All About?
Posted on December 22, 2015 44 Comments
(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 […]
Back from UC-Riverside. What a blast.
Posted on December 11, 2015 Leave a Comment
So I just got back from being a visiting author at UC-Riverside, which is held at a fantastic resort in Palm Springs. Tod Goldberg runs this program, and he does a great job with this low-res MFA—supporting his teachers, understanding his students, and being contemporary and current with his approach to fiction. He also made […]
Cover reveal for Disintegration, my second novel (Random House Alibi) out in June of 2015
Posted on December 15, 2014 2 Comments
Excited to reveal the cover art for my second novel, Disintegration, out June 2, 2015 with Random House Alibi. It’s Dexter meets Falling Down, inspired by voices like Will Christopher Baer, Craig Clevenger, and Stephen Graham Jones. Hope you dig the art, here’s the full description from RHA: In a brilliantly stylish breakthrough thriller for […]
Curbside Splendor and Dark House Press named “Best Indie Book Publisher” by Chicago Magazine
Posted on August 9, 2014 2 Comments
In case you missed it, Curbside Splendor (and Dark House Press, which I run) were just named Chicago Magazine’s, “Best Indie Book Publisher.” Great article in the magazine, and online. Our three titles for the year, THE NEW BLACK, which I edited, ECHO LAKE by Letitia Trent, and AFTER THE PEOPLE LIGHTS HAVE GONE […]