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Farm or Costco … Does it really matter?

by James D Dean This actually is an extension of a question that was asked during my time as the host of Zombie Book of the Month club.  One reader asked a simple question, why are there so many authors that believe that a farm is the perfect stronghold to ride out the hordes of …

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In this issue of Zombopolitan Magazine … What kind of zompoc reader are you?!

by Chris Philbrook In this issue of Zombopolitan Magazine…. What kind of zompoc reader are you?! We took a survey of a few people who reader the zombie genre, and came up with these handy-dandy reader categories! Which are you?! The Prepper: You only read post-apocalyptic fiction looking at it like it was a training …

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Teaser from Middletown 3: Metal Apocalypse – Jack Wallen’s story

ONE Five days and a Coke Binge Ago “I’m telling you, straight up, FLXS does not stand for For Love of Existential Sex.” “That’s right, ladies and gents, you heard it here on WXVX first—straight from the source’s mouth. That’s Jon F., the singer for the hottest metal band in the world, FLXS, answering the …

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Zombies Are Alive and Well

by Grivante Yes, we know they are dead, but the genre as a whole continues to thrive. What started for many with the “of the dead” series by George Romero and more modernly brought into the spotlight by Robert Kirkman’s “The Walking Dead” is now a robust and dynamic genre filled with a variety of …

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The Zombie Blessing

by Brent Abell Zombies are a part of pop culture for better or for worse. Most things within the horror genre run in cycles, but right now it seems like the zombie will keep shambling for years to come. What is it about them that we devour everything we can about them? Do we really …

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Seven Stages of a Chesser Novel

by Shawn Chesser Stage 1: Oh Crap! I promised what, to whom, when? Like one of those well-dressed Sunday morning callers bearing flimsy paper pamphlets, this gut-clenching realization comes a’ knocking the moment my book release party is over and I’m shutting the laptop—“For a month, honey. I promise”—and pushing away from the office desk. …

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Teaser from Affliction by Adrienne Lecter

The seventh book in the popular Green Fields series “Have I told you lately that I love your murderous ambitions?” “You keep mentioning shit like that,” I muttered, but kept on smiling. “I’m starting to think you’re trying to condition me.” “Good behavior deserves reinforcement.” Then we were close enough that the zombies both heard …

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