Just released! Kyle Richtig’s new chapbook As The Sky Burns is available for free download.
I didn’t know where I was going when I started writing “Chalkboard”. I wanted to write a story that was a mashup of something like Silence of the Lambs meets Texas Chainsaw Massacre. I have always been fascinated with these movies, as they are both about human predators. In both instances the main villain, (HannibalContinue reading “On Writing: Chalkboard”
Adam & Steve was written at a time when I believed in using parody to reclaim power. I was honestly tired of hearing, “It’s Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve” throughout much of my life, and this became a passive aggressive way of dealing with it. These days I find that inaction is preferable.
Green Sessions is a free acoustic album download by Kyle Richtig. Get your copy on Bandcamp today!
“Fear” was my first short story to be published. I had lived alone for about a year and a half when I wrote this story. I was living in Whitby, ON, and my then partner had taken a job in California. Living alone with only dogs and cats to talk to can make anyone feelContinue reading “On Writing: Fear”
This poem was written thanks to the inspiration brought forth by The Alcheist’s Studio‘s August Name That Vase contest. I was caught the moment I read that the theme for this month was “the myth of family’.
Russia and the United States of America have come together to renew a non-agression pact that seeks to create a new world peace by dividing up the Canadian portion of North America. Known as “The Great Handshake”, the move allows Russia to regain a foothold on the continent.
I have worked in variety of office environments. Among other things, I was always the coffee glutton of the office. I tried to offset this by being the person who made the coffee. I thought if I ensured there was always coffee for the other staff, I wouldn’t have to feel bad for drinking itContinue reading “On Writing: Chocolates & Unemployment”
Kyle Richtig’s new album Transition has been released!
Richtig’s new album Transition is the follow up to 2018s Second Son.