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The Farewell Post: Shambling Off into the Sunset #SummerZombie

by Jay Wilburn We have come to the conclusion of another great blog tour. Summer of Zombie 2017 was a pleasure to host. The authors and featured works involved were well worth promoting. We have a lot of exciting stories and ongoing adventures for readers to choose from. Reading through so many stories each season …

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The Case for Mark Cusco Ailes #SummerZombie

by Jay Wilburn Mark Cusco Ailes took us and his zombie stories in a new direction with The Last Stand. Mark Ailes took inspiration from Stephen King’s The Stand and looked for a way to incorporate zombies into an epic good vs. evil battle set upon the spiritual warfare plane of Christianity. Mark Ailes’s take …

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Podcasting the Day Away #SummerZombie

by Jay Wilburn Podcasting is the Radio Free America zone for all sorts of fandoms and interests. It is a great source for hearing interviews with some of your favorite artists on topics of interest about their work and much more. Many of the featured authors have so many great interviews that it was hard …

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Teaser from The Last Stand by Mark Cusco Ailes #SummerZombie

“Mark Cusco Ailes has been honing his own personal style for some time now. The Last Stand surprised me with something different. There is a lot going on here and more layers to this warfare.” — Jay Wilburn #CaptainThreeKidneys Excerpt from The Last Stand by Mark Cusco Ailes Reggie Hulse continued down the back road …

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Video Evidence: The Best Stuff We Could on the Featured Authors Online #SummerZombie

by Jay Wilburn Do we want to embarrass the featured authors on the zombie tour? Generally, no. Some of them very much, but mostly no. For the most part they embarrass themselves more completely and regularly than we could ever hope to duplicate with even the vast resources of the Summer of Zombie global corporate …

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Fun Facts about the Featured Authors of the Summer of Zombie Tour #SummerZombie

by Jay Wilburn (Warning: Not all facts have been verified by a reliable source … or any source really.) This is a great post for zombie fans and especially those who don’t mind getting a little fast and loose with the truth and facts and journalistic ethics and their own sense of self-worth. So, hopefully …

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Dawn of the Dead 1978: When There is No More Room in HELL … — Mark Cusco Ailes #SummerZombie

by Mark Cusco Ailes When there’s no room left in HELL, the dead will walk the Earth. I first saw Dawn of the Dead in 1984 at a midnight screening at the County Seat 6 in Valparaiso, IN with my friend Don.  They switched between showing it on Saturday nights between Rocky Horror Picture Show, …

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A Summer Reading List for the True Zombie Fan #SummerZombie

by. Jay Wilburn There will be a quiz when we return to school … Summer reading?! Who do teachers think they are? Summer was our territory. It was supposed to be the anarchy of youth. If we were readers, then we already had ambitions to choose books for ourselves and they seldom had any resemblance …

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A Practical Guide on How to Properly Stalk Your Favorite Zombie Authors #SummerZombie

by Jay Wilburn Let’s face it. With fame, comes a certain level of interest from fans. Zombie fans are a special group too. Sometimes special in a scary way, but mostly in a good way. You may be wondering how to properly stalk your favorite zombie authors. There are a number of things which have …

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Spotlight On Mark Cusco Ailes #SummerZombie

by Jay Wilburn Jay Wilburn: Tell everyone your name. Mark Cusco Ailes: Mark Cusco Ailes Jay: What’s all that noise? Mark: Zombies. They’re tearing at the boards over the windows. We might have to move soon. Jay: Wait. Those were real? I thought you had hired actors or something. Mark: No, those are real zombies. …

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