On a Writer Dying Young: Essay --- Richard Farrell | Numéro Cinq
Flopped on a couch as the Philadelphia suburbs disappeared under almost two-feet of fresh powder, Ian wrote out the draft of a short story. He titled this story “The Freak Circuit” and, for the first time, he expressed a desire to seek publication for his work. This short story also was the last one he ever wrote. Less than two months later, Ian Thomas was dead.