Richard Thomas is the author of the neo-noir thriller TRANSUBSTANTIATE (Otherworld Publications) and winner of the ChiZine Publications 2009 “Enter the World of Filaria” contest. His work is published in Shivers VI (from Cemetery Dance), 3:AM Magazine, Word Riot, Dogmatika, Gold Dust, Cherry Bleeds, Vain and Opium. For more information visit whatdoesnotkillme.com.
PV: Richard, I understand you tell a little story about your name—on the way your mother handled phone calls?
RT: Oh God, that? Okay, so I’m named after my father. He is Richard Gordon Thomas, Jr. and I’m Richard Gordon Thomas III. When I