Richard Thomas is one of the best literary teachers around. He’s thoughtful, prepared, extremely well-versed in a myriad of areas, and really has the drive to teach. So imagine my ultimate joy when he brought me on to be one of his Day of Reckoning teachers! The Day of Reckoning is an intense, all-day series of literary classes that take … Read More
Gamut Closes Its Doors
This is an announcement I hoped we’d never have to make, but unfortunately it is true. Gamut Magazine is being forced to close. While the initial Kickstarter was successful, the money raised was only enough to last for a year. We wanted to pay not only fairly, but generously, for our fiction and art. We were counting on renewing subscriptions … Read More
Gamut's First Writer's Retreat and Workshop!
It’s going to be something special. It will take place in Wicker Park this October, and only two rooms are left. First come first serve! Tuesday October 10 to Sunday October 15 Wicker Park Inn Chicago, IL Richard Thomas, Casey Frechette, and I will be hosting. There will also be several guest teachers. You can find all of the … Read More
The Day of Reckoning Gamut Class!
Sign up for this online class! You know you want to. 😀 Overview Day of Reckoning will be a one-day class that runs from 9-12 AM and 1-5 PM CST, quarterly. The current dates for 2017 are May 13th, August 12th, OR November 18th. These are all on Saturdays. There will be seven instructors who will run sessions that last … Read More
The Inaugural Issue of Gamut is Live!
I can’t believe it! This has been a long time coming. Gamut magazine is now live! If you have a subscription to Gamut, feel free to log in and read the wonderful first issue. It’s simply beautiful. If you bought ebook format, you should have already received those. And if you’re simply curious to see what we have to offer, … Read More
This is Horror: Best Writing Advice Episode
In this podcast twenty writers discuss the best writing advice they’ve received. Contributions from Stephen Graham Jones, Mercedes M. Yardley, Helen Marshall, Paul Tremblay, George Ttoouli, Nina Allan, David Moody, Jessica McHugh, John F.D. Taff, John C. Foster, David Bowles, Lisa L. Hannett, Bob Pastorella, Josh Malerman, Richard Thomas, Vincenzo Bilof, Jasper Bark, Sarah Langan, S. P. Miskowski and This Is … Read More
Gamut is Now Open to Submissions!
I can’t tell you how exciting this is! Gamut is now opening its doors to submissions. Stop by the website and check out the sample stories, poetry, non-fiction, and columns. We are also offering subscriptions, merchandise, and consultations. We’re looking forward to reading your work. <3 ****Edited to Add**** Well, that was quick! Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a … Read More
Geeky Writers: Gamut Edition LIVE tonight!
You guys. You guys! I have so very much to tell you, and I’m excited and all atwitter! But unfortunately now isn’t the time for that. So we’ll talk about it later, and we’ll most likely talk about it tonight on our Awkward Conversations with Geeky Writers broadcast. Tonight’s special guest will be Richard Thomas, who rocks in every way … Read More
I'm Pleased To Announce GAMUT
I’ll admit that 2015 felt like a slow year in my career. However, 2016 is shaping up to knock my socks off! I’m excited to tell you about Gamut, a new neo-noir magazine put out by Richard Thomas. Richard wrote a wonderful blog post describing Gamut here. Meanwhile, keep your eyes open for a little bit of information… Wait, what’s that? … Read More