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Novel Workshop 365

2020 IS NOW FULL. WE ARE NOW SIGNING UP FOR 2021 AT STORYVILLE. Instructor: Richard Thomas Email: storyvillerichard@gmail.com Skype: richardgthomas3 Class Hours: Fourth Thursday of each month, 3 hours, 7:00 to 10:00 PM CST. Length: 52 Weeks Class Size: 8 students COURSE STATEMENT: Are you ready to take the next step? I constantly talk about […]

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Interview: Richard Thomas at Slit Your Wrists

Laurance Kitts did an excellent job of interviewing me over at Slit Your Wrists Magazine. Yeah, they’re not for the faint of heart, but they do good work. They published one of my stories, “Vision Quest” in their sister publication, Surreal Grotesque, and did a beautiful job of layout and design. We talked about my […]

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My review of The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock is live at The Nervous Breakdown

The first time I met Donald Ray Pollock was at a reading he did opening up for Chuck Palahniuk in St. Louis. It was a wild night, and I dragged my younger brother Bill out with me—he’d never seen Palahniuk read before. The event was packed, and the audience couldn’t have been more hip, more […]

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Podcasts – An Update of My Recorded Work

If you’re not absolutely sick of hearing my voice, here’s some stuff to consider—podcasts! With so much going on these days, I thought I’d post up some of my podcasts that I’ve done over the last couple of years. Two places that you should for sure keep on your lists, and subscribe to if possible […]

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Kind words about Transubstantiate at Barnes and Noble.

Some very kind words from Jed Ayers (Noir at the Bar in St. Louis) about Transubstantiate in his Barnes and Noble column today, when talking about The Dewey Decimal System by Nathan Larson (which looks like a great book). I’m honored to be mentioned in the same article as so many fantastic voices. And TDDS […]

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Shroud Magazine gives Transubstantiate a great review.

Great review for the book over at Shroud Magazine (love these guys) but some harsh criticism for the typesetting and cover art. “Transubstantiate, when all the pieces fall into place, is an intricate and layered look at action and consequence, the struggle between mislaid control and frustrated effort of self-proclaimed gods of men and the […]

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Excerpts from Transubstantiate in Vain #9

NOTE: Issue 9 is NOW OUT! Vain does such beautiful work.  Some excerpts from my novel Transubstantiate are in here (I originally published my short story “Underground Wonderbound” a naughty little tale about a sex club in Issue #5 with Vain in 2009) as well as some beautiful artwork. I’ll also make an announcement when […]

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Richard Thomas is interviewed by Simon West-Bulford.

Simon‘s a fantastic author himself, with his first book due out soon with Medallion Press, entitled The Soul Consortium. So check out our conversation here as we chat about my novel, Transubstantiate, multiple POVs, plot vs. no plot, staying motivated, and many other things.

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Book Trailer for Transubstantiate

Thanks to Simon West-Bulford for his hard work on this.

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My interview is up at The Cult

My in depth interview about Transubstantiate, my work, and life as a struggling author (by talented writer Brandon Tietz) is now live at The Cult So many people at The Cult have been supportive of my work – from the intensives with Craig Clevenger, Monica Drake and Max Barry to the people that run the […]

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