“Chasing Ghosts” out now in Cemetery Dance #72 – with Stephen King!
Posted on January 15, 2015 1 Comment
Okay, not only did my story, “Chasing Ghosts” come out in Cemetery Dance #72 today, but guess who is in there with me? STEPHEN KING! This will be the THIRD time I’ve published alongside him. What a thrill. Honored to be in here with SK, as well as the rest of the authors.This has been […]
Prose & Conversation: Richard Thomas & Leah Rhyne Talk About Books
Posted on December 6, 2014 Leave a Comment
Here is the complete list of all of the Prose and Conversation columns that Leah Rhyne and I have had over at LitReactor. Hope you enjoy them! PROSE & CONVERSATION Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris – November 20th, 2014 Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson – September 18th, 2014 Tampa by Alissa Nutting […]
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, […]
King vs. Koontz
Posted on October 8, 2012 Leave a Comment
VS Bob Pastorella and I talk about the masters of horror, Stephen King and Dean Koontz. Head on over to his blog to see our lists of the five best from each author. I’ve taken King, and he’s taken Koontz. Who do YOU enjoy more?
Storyville Column Five is Now Up at Lit Reactor: Ideas
Posted on February 17, 2012 Leave a Comment
And, now my fifth column is live up at Lit Reactor. It’s all about how to get ideas when you’re blocked, and where I’ve gotten some of my ideas in the past. Really it comes down to your process and what interests you. If you like to plot, then it may be a much more […]
Complete list of book reviews by Richard Thomas
Posted on November 23, 2011 Leave a Comment
This is a list of all of my current, live book reviews. It is in reverse chronological order by web site. Last updated 3/22/15. Entropy Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter Bird Box by Josh Malerman Spent by Antonia Crane The Nervous Breakdown In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods by […]
My book review of 11/22/63 by Stephen King is now live at Lit Reactor
Posted on November 19, 2011 Leave a Comment
My review of 11/22/63 is now live at LitReactor and I think it’s Stephen King’s best book in awhile. You don’t have to be a fan of JFK and/or conspiracy theories in order to dig this book. And the time travel aspects are certainly a part of this story, but really, it’s the way that […]
I’m running a contest to give away a signed copy of Shivers VI!
Posted on June 9, 2011 1 Comment
Here’s the deal. If you have any questions just post them up here or wherever you see the contest rules: Win a Richard Thomas SIGNED copy of Shivers VI by promoting my Facebook Fan Page (FBFP)! 6/10-6/18/11 you get entries for promoting my neo-noir fiction: Join (5 entries), Tweet (1 per day max), “Share” (1 per day […]
Shivers VI gets a starred review at Publisher’s Weekly
Posted on March 31, 2011 4 Comments
* FROM PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY: Shivers VI Edited by Richard Chizmar. Cemetery Dance (www.cemeterydance.com), $20 (410p) ISBN 978-1-58767-224-8 * “This sixth more or less annual mix of reprint and original stories celebrates some of the best and brightest talents who contribute regularly to Chizmar’s genre-leading magazine Cemetery Dance. Stephen King tops the list with “The Crate,” […]