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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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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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