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My Third STARRED Review for Spontaneous Human Combustion!

🤩🤩🤩 Wow, my THIRD! starred review for SHC. This time at Shelf Awareness. “This chilling collection of short stories, with plenty of twists and turns, as well as echoes of Lovecraft and Bradbury, probes the dark corners between the horrors humans inflict on each other and those that haunt our nightmares. This volume will please […]

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Release the Kraken! Spontaneous Human Combustion is Out Today!

My fourth short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, is now out! Thank you all for your support. Pick up a copy, spread the word, say a few kind words—whatever works for you. Thank you to everyone at Turner, all of the authors that took the time to give me an excellent blurb, and all of […]

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New Interview is Live, With Robert Stahl, Where We Talk About Spontaneous Human Combustion.

Robert Stahl is a student, peer, and friend of mine. He wanted to dig in deeper to my upcoming short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION (out on 2/22/22 with Turner Publishing). Click on over and read his review as well as my thoughts on some of the stories. Warning—there ARE spoilers. Books are shipping now, […]

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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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Cover Reveal for Spontaneous Human Combustion

Okay, it’s cover reveal time! My fourth short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION will be out in March of 2022 with Turner Publishing (and their Keylight imprint). With a foreword by Brian Evenson. You can even pre-order now. Hope you all dig it! I think it’s some of my best work to date. Here is […]

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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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Burnt Tongues is Being Re-released!

Burnt Tongues is going to be re-released with Turner Publishing, on August 25th. Very excited to share the new cover with you. Always a pleasure working with Chuck Palahniuk and Dennis Widmyer. This is an edgy, transgressive anthology that came out of The Cult workshops back in the day. (It was nominated for the Bram […]

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Complete List of Stories in Print

Here is a complete list of all of my stories that are in print, or digital only format. It’s in reverse chronological order. Enjoy! UPDATED: April 6, 2022 Nightmare “The H Word: Pacing in Horror” (non-fiction) WEIRD HORROR STORIES “From Within” (Flame Tree Press) SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION (Turner Publishing / Keylight Books) THE HIDEOUS BOOK […]

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Complete List of Online Interviews with Richard Thomas

This is a list of all of the interviews that I’ve done online over the years, in reverse chronological order. (Last Updated: February 24, 2022) At MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape (2/24/22) At Third Coast Review (2/22/22) At Paul Semel’s website (2/21/22) At Cease, Cows (2/11/22) At The Necronomi.com Podcast (2/7/22) At J. Scott Coatsworth’s blog (1/23/22) At Robert […]

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