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Jay Wilburn has a Masters Degree in Education that goes mostly unused since he quit teaching to write about zombies. Jay writes horror because he tends to find the light by facing down the darkness. He finds the journey through life easier by having you join him. Jay is the author of 2 series: The Dead Song Legend and The Great Interruption. He cowrote The Enemy Held Near with Armand Rosamilia. You can also find Jay's work in Best Horror of the Year volume 5 and Dark Moon Digest. Each year Jay has the pleasure of featuring many great authors in the genre through the Summer and Winter of Zombie blog tours on his website.

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After Danse Macabre #StephenKingRevisited

The plan is to reread all of Stephen King’s novels and collections and assorted other publications in their order of publication. Richard Chizmar of Cemetery Dance set out the challenge for himself and invited others to join in. It is an idea which indulges my obsession with King’s writing. I’m doing it because I am …

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A Story A Week 2018

by Jay Wilburn Ray Bradbury recommended that authors write short stories before they attempt novels. Many writers steer away from short story work as their careers progress because the smart money is on novels. Bradbury also suggested that authors not try to make money as they are building up their craft. Jeez, what is this …

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Bonus teaser from “Night She Missed the Rock Show” by Jay Wilburn from Middletown 3

by Jay Wilburn She felt like the flashing lights appeared out of nowhere, but the highway grade spread flat in front of her and behind her for a long way. They had to have been in view for some time. She glanced over her shoulder for the gate to the rich people’s house, but it …

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Bonus teaser from For Whom the Reaper Tolls by Jack Wallen

This is the latest in his ongoing Reaper series … ONE “Oh, my Goth!” X pulled out of me. “That’s what it’s like to….” I shot my hand into the air to keep her from completing the sentence. “You tell anyone we did that….” X slipped out of bed and into her trademark black nightgown. …

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Alumni Post: Authors of WOZ and SOZ tours past – Where are they now? WOZ 17

by Jay Wilburn As of the the end of this tour, Armand Rosamilia participated in the zombie tours for over six years as a host or a featured author. He began with the Summer of Zombie tours and the Winter of Zombie tours have been running almost as long. With Dying Days coming to a …

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Shambling Off into the Cold Darkness to Raise More Dead

by Jay Wilburn We have come to the conclusion of another great blog tour. Winter of Zombie 2017 was a pleasure to host. I was very impressed with the work and range of these authors. The authors and featured works involved were well worth promoting. We have a lot of exciting stories, ongoing adventures, stand-alones, …

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The Case for Armand Rosamilia – WOZ 17

by Jay Wilburn Armand Rosamilia’s reputation and work as an author precede him. Making the case for him really comes down to just convincing you to pick up a book. His Dying Days series is a milestone in the zombie genre and with book 9 closing off the series, it’s a complete work for fans …

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