Thorne was born in the United States. After a successful career as a television actor, Thorne began writing professionally, winning Second Prize in Simon & Schuster's sixth annual Strange New Worlds anthology with his story "The Soft Room." He went on to publish more stories in several media tie-in anthologies as well as the Star Trek: Titan novel Sword of Damocles.
Other stories he has written include contributions to LLERY QUEEN'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE, the STEAMFUNK and PANGAEA anthologies, and the neo-pulp webzine Astonishing Adventures! Magazine.
As a screenwriter, Thorne has worked with Kickstart Entertainment to develop two of their properties, Of Bitter Souls and Sword of Dracula, for television. He was a writer for season 9 of the USA network's Law & Order: Criminal Intent, season 2 of Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, seasons 3,4 and 5 of TNT's Leverage. In 2014. He was a writer/producer on the first two seasons of the hit TV series, THE LIBRARIANS as well as writing for ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN and NIKO & the SWORD OF LIGHT.
In comics, Thorne has written the "indie" comics SUIT VERSION 2.0 (SPINNER RACK), MENTHU: SCARAB vs BULL ( BLACK INK), PRODIGAL (THRILLBENT), JOURNEYMEN (DARK HORSE). In 2014 Lion Forge Entertainment and NBC-Universal tapped Thorne to reboot the global fan favorite TV series, KNIGHT RIDER in comic book form.
He's the creator and writer of MOSAIC for marvel comics and the co-writer of SOLO for Marvel as well.
Thorne is also the co-creator of Phantom Canyon, an audio drama from Pendant Productions.
Thorne is also a co-founder and writing partner of GENRE 19, a studio he formed with artist Todd Harris in 2008.