Tom Lucas

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Tom Lucas was born and raised in Detroit, and although currently enjoying the lack of snow and ice in Florida, remains a son of the post-industrial apocalypse.

He is a college professor, author, blogger, poet, book reviewer, and spoken word performer.

Tom has been published in Writer's Digest, The Writer's Monthly Review, The Orlando Weekly, The South End, The Oakland Press, The Macomb Daily, Orbit, Anthropomorphic, and U. Magazine. He has also been featured in literary journals such as The Write Place at the Write Time, Graffiti Rag, F*cked Up Fairy Tales, and Dark Fire Fiction.
When not writing, Tom likes to drive fast and take chances.

For more information visit: http://readtomlucas.com/

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Leather to the Corinthians

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A werewolf story — something I would normally choose to write, but…in doing research for another project, I came across the legend of the loup garou, the French take on the wolf-man. And what was even more fun to me was that my hometown of Detroit had all kinds of loup garou stories from back … Continue reading I Wrote a Story About a Werewolf. → Read more of this blog post »
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The Final Chapter (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: The rousing conclusion to my INCREDIBLE novel, Leather to the Corinthians, which will be available later this year. Enjoy.
It Seems Simple Enough. (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A poem dedicated to all the soul-eaters I have had to destroy just to keep on living.
Get These Thoughts Out of my Head. (Poetry)
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Description: Another sleepless night for a writer.
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Dark Hours by Sidney Williams
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Sometimes we can put the past truly behind us. Other times, it traps us in a college library basement filled with booby traps and machete wielding maniacs.

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When you get your copy of this book, you’ll look at it diminutive size and page count and think that it will be a solid afternoon or evening read. And maybe you can gobble it up in a couple hours.

I couldn’t.

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An entertaining read that puts Cole’s imagination on full display. With an effortless bounce, he takes us from the absurd and surreal to the horrific and bizarre with what I picture is a big, sloppy grin on his face. A solid collection of flash and s ...more
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Patnaude delivers a sublimely surreal and bombastically bizarro tale that pulls the heartstrings (sorry) while never flinching from getting his hands dirty. You’ll tear through this story in no time, but thankfully he has included three more shorts t ...more
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“Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
Mark Twain

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
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Tom Lucas Spoken Word performance highlights from my book signing last week. http://readtomlucas.com/2012/12/21/bo...


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Tom Lucas Read this interview with me on this sweet website (LyndaHaviland.com), and you just might win a ebook version of Leather to the Corinthians.

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