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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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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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The Case for James Schannep

by Jay Wilburn It is hard to fully capture what James Schannep has accomplished with his work. His Click Your Poison series of books is the thing you didn’t know you were looking for. He has done a mystery, a superhero story, and two zombie apocalypse Choose Your Own Adventure style books. His zombie books …

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The Case for Lauren M Wilson – WOZ 17

by Jay Wilburn Lauren M Wilson’s passion for zombies and cooking came together with The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse. It continued when she was approached to write The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide. She grew up in an Italian family, her mother is Italian, and so food has always …

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The Case for Rebecca Besser – WOZ 17

by Jay Wilburn Rebecca Besser has demonstrated her skill with both long and short fiction in multiple genre. Nurse Blood continues to be a stellar novel in body horror. Her Re-Civilize series creates great character and action stories in zombie lit. We are featuring her amazing short story found in the charity anthology Treasured Chests. …

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The Case for Adrienne Lecter – WOZ 17

by Jay Wilburn I don’t think it is possible for me to oversell how engaging Adrienne Lecter’s Green Fields series really is. Fan response from those who have come across this series speaks for itself. You can get a taste for Lecter’s zombie universe in the Undead Worlds anthology. We are featuring the latest in …

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