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Body Disposal Request

I'm thinking about murdering my sister (again, this has been an off & on thing for about 50 years)

Anyway, the stabbing & bludgeonING is covered but DEALING with the body is going to be kinda difficult (she ain't small), so was wondering if anybody was into a road trip to Cincinnati to help out. Dunno if I can rent a chipper shredder...

FREE PIZZA !

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I now have Clothes and Home Accessories

I thought you guys might be interested in this offer. 

Below is some of the SWAG I now have available. If you do buy something, send me an email and let me know what you bought and why. I will then send you a short story free of charge. I will also send you Zombie Beach before it is released in the fall (hopefully on October 31st).

A Zombie Christmas in Black: onewriterselling.threadless.com

A Zombie Christmas in White: onewriterselling.threadless.com

A Zombie Christmas in Pink:  onewriterselling.threadless.com

If you don't want clothes there is home accessories available, shower curtains, towels, rugs, etc. This is one of my favorite home accessories (it comes in pink and white as well).

A Zombie Christmas in Black: onewriterselling.threadless.com

Thanks again for supporting me.

Choose your free short story from this list: awrenfro.com/short-stories

Send all emails here: zombiebeach3@gmail.com

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If you don't have a Kindle then now you can get these two short stories for your other e-reading devices. 

I thought I would send it along.

Thanks for supporting me.

Anthony

This short story is about three men who risk life and limb in a Zombie Apocalypse in order to bring happiness to surviving kids on Christmas Morning.

A Zombie Christmas

A boy lost. A family desperate. It's Christmas in a Zombie Apocalypse and Mike Beem is once again aiming for another Holiday miracle. His goal this year isn't toys for the kids in the neighborhood. His goal this time is trying to save one small life so another family doesn't have to suffer the way he suffered.

A Zombie Christmas 2

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Important ZF Contact Info

Oi! Fiends!


WTR and I will be road tripping and incommunicado for the next 9 days.

Here's the fucking skinny for all of your ZF needs:


ZF Co-owner and NING website hitman: Rat
Director of Marketing- Robin Appelo
Fiend Emeritus with Highest Honors: Fearless Freak
G.T. of Executive Author Accounts: Pappa Doc

VP of Chat and Reviews: Tamra Crow

Survival Point man: James Jackson
Paracord and Peace Ambassador: David F. Mack

Bitch of a guy, but primary Fiend: Richard Restucci

Man from Down Under (great accent!) and Werewolf Researcher: Pete Aldin

Content Executive: Mark Christol

Resident Gunsmith: Jim Elliott

Chief Security Officer: Wade Wilson

Paranormal 'Psycho-hipster' Analytic: Veritas Creed

Executive Communication Officer: Candi Dawn


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If you need to contact myself or WTR please message Candi and she will relay the message.

ZombieFiend.com

There will come a day when you will be glad you joined.

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Individually Wrapped Chloroform Towelettes

I don't want to say my neighbors are crazy ass paranoid, tho I don't mind, but this chick, who is too "peppy" has been seen around offering free individually wrapped moistened towelettes to people.
People are in a tizzy. My favorite comment was:

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Dont ever apply anything to your skin or take something from a stranger. A knock at the door a few questions try this hand sanitizer .doesnt it smell nice . Chloroform !!! Maybe not enough to knock you out.But enough to be able to take advantage .And pay .maybe I'm crazy .But people are ruthless .

So, AFAIK, nobody sells individually packed towelettes saturated in chloroform. Seems like something a fiend might want to buy, tho. Is this a possible ZF product?

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Get in on this Zombie Book of the Month Club (ZBOTM) contest & Support one of our own!


The winner will receive an original Zombie Road cover T-shirt, a Zombie Road jigsaw puzzle, arm bands, stickers and an autographed book!


But wait! There's more!


You will also get an audio version of the book by the incomparable Eric A Shelman, a deck of Zombie Road playing cards, Zombie Road poker chips, a giant Zombie Road poster and one of the last beer Koozys available.


This fabulous prize package is not available in stores. The only way you can get your hands on it is to

post a video review of Zombie Road: Convoy of Carnage.

It can be funny, it can be stop action Lego, it can be a book trailer with various glowing reviews quoted from Amazon, it can be your grandma doing her knitting while she tells you she enjoyed the book, it can be you showcasing the unique part of the country where you live, it can be anything you want.

This contest will take some thought and effort so you have One Week. Just have it posted here and share it everywhere.

The winner will be determined by an independent panel of judges who are above reproach and can't be bribed.


(not EVERYTHING in the picture, some of those shirts and books are going to Scares that Care in July.)

 

Video Review submission deadline is Sunday, April 30th at Noon e.s.t.

Winner will be announced live in the ZF chat room on Sunday, April 30th at 3:00 pm e.s.t. 

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New Blog Post and Several Free Reads!

A Zombie Christmas 1 and 2 will be moving out of KDP for a while. This means you guys will be able to get them as an EPUB on any site that has EBooks (Apple, Barnes and Noble, etc.). They will still be available on Kindle in MOBI format as well. Today is their last day as a free promotion for a while. I figured it is time to release them into the wild and see how they can do beyond Amazon's borders. Just thought I would let you know. A Zombie Christmas is also my blog post for the week on my new blog.

You can see it here: onewriterranting.wordpress.com 

Thanks again for all your support.

Grab your Amazon Freebies at these links. 

Zombie 2 - High Resolution

This short story is about three men who risk life and limb in a Zombie Apocalypse in order to bring happiness to surviving kids on Christmas Morning.

Reviews:

5 out of 5 stars – An Uplifting Tale of Christmas Generosity, in a Time When Helping Others is a Real Challenge.

5 out of 5 stars – I love zombies and I love Christmas ~ A winner!

5 out of 5 stars – A Cute Little Holiday Horror Story.

5 out of 5 stars – In a zombie world, there is a Christmas miracle.

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UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004GUS7WS?*Version*=1&*entries*=0

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A boy lost. A family desperate. It’s Christmas in a Zombie Apocalypse and Mike Beem is once again aiming for another Holiday miracle. His goal this year isn’t toys for the kids in the neighborhood. His goal this time is trying to save one small life so another family doesn’t have to suffer the way he suffered.

US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MF4WHII

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01MF4WHII

AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01MF4WHII

CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01MF4WHII

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Call for Swag


CALL FOR SWAG


Are you looking for more visibility?
Do you want to get your name in the hands of the real Fiends?


Zombie Fiend HQ regularly sends out Swag Packs to our ZF Members and to Contest Winners.


Send us your swag and we will include it in our ZF mailings.


This is a win/win relationship! Your name gets out there, and the Fiends get swag that they proudly post about!


Please message the ZombieFiend fb page or Joy Killar for more details or for submission guidance.

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Black Marks: Top 100

Fellow Fiends, I want to thank you for your huge support for Black Marks. As the picture shows, we've cracked the top 100 in Werewolf & Shifter Thrillers on Amazon!

And most of the titles above Black Marks are schmaltzy or steamy shifter romances, an embarrassment for any self-respecting werewolf to be associated with, let's face it.

C'mon folks, help me get the right kind of shifter novel (a dark gritty and bloody thriller) into the top 20. It's only 99cents for the next couple of days.

C'mon. Don't let those romance novels win. :D

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Another New Blog Post - Flesh for the Zombies

When Mike Beem’s community is savagely attacked, he must exact revenge on those who wronged him. He must put aside all the good he has ever accomplished in order to become someone else. A man without a moral compass. A man without right or wrong. A man who is a cold blooded killer. Will he get his justice or will he die trying? The answers lie within the pages of this short story.

US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N6HMBY9

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01N6HMBY9

AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01N6HMBY9

CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01N6HMBY9

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Zombie heads exploded in rapid succession as Mike and Double Trouble cleared a path to the shelter. Miraculously, none of them got bit on their journey over to what once used to be the old club house.

The place was an absolute mess inside and out.

The exterior walls, once white and freshly painted, were now covered in scratches and gashes. It looked like someone with an ax or a knife had simply made their way around the place with the intent to only destroy. The interior wasn’t much better. The kitchen had been looted, the beds slashed with knives, the couches and chairs not only slashed and cut open, but they had been urinated on as well. The white walls and floors were also covered in blood that dripped down them in a slow river of crimson, pooling on the carpeted floor and soaking into the short beige fabric. Hand drawn in the blood and scattered throughout the room were pentagrams, upside down crosses, devil faces with horns on their heads, and on one entire wall the words “The Satanists” was scribbled in big bold letters.

Find out more here: https://onewriterranting.wordpress.com/blog/

Thanks for all the support.

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Cover Reveal: Altered States of Exodus

In a world powered by the souls of the dead, a uniquely deformed girl embarks on a dark journey that takes her from a life of imposed solitude to the depths of human depravity.  
 
Accompanied by her only friend, a technologically-enhanced rat, young Lucretia Bonnecourt spirals into a world so demented and cruel that it is only rivaled by the nightmare landscapes of her own, psychotic fugues.  
 
Will she survive the wicked and debaucherous world which threatens to claim her? Or will she be lost forever to the altered states of exodus? 


 
Praise for William Todd Rose


 
“Rose never lets up when it comes to disturbing concepts. . . .”—Publishers Weekly
 
“Rose has a gift for creating believable science fiction worlds that are wrought with real, and even imagined, dangers around every corner.”—Savvy Verse & Wit
 
“Rose provides intensity in his writing trifecta pertaining to environment, emotions, and incredibly halting vivid horror backdrops.”—A Tattered Copy

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Call for Submissions- SNAFU JUDGEMENT DAY

SNAFU JUDGEMENT DAY SUBMISSION CALL

Post-apocalyptic military horror.

The end of the world as we know it.
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What we want: Invading space aliens, demonic invasion as in Doom, DNA-grafted dinosaurs taking over the planet, manmade viral infections that nearly wipe out humanity, or artificial intelligence like in Terminator… anything you can think of that would bring about the end of the world. And SOLDIERS!
Tell us about what happens during the worst of the fall of humanity or afterwards.
No zombies. That’s already taken care of.
Full action. Nothing less.
Hoo-rah!

Edited by Amanda J Spedding and Geoff Brown
Payment: AUD4c/word and one contributor copy in each format released.
Wordcount range: 2,000 – 10,000 words (query for shorter or longer)

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FEBRUARY 1 2017.

Closing date is April 30th 2017 (anything submitted outside this period will be deleted without being read or replied to).
No selections will be made until after the period closes.
Projected publication date: Late 2017
We will have some solicited authors alongside the open call, with the first being Jonathan Maberry.

Please follow these guidelines when submitting to us:

  1. Please put your full contact details on the first page of the manuscript top left, with word count top right.
  2. Standard submission format, with minimal document formatting.
  3. Courier or Times New Roman set at 12pt. Italics as they will appear. No underlining.
  4. Double spaced.
  5. Please don’t use TAB or space bar to indent lines. Use ‘styles’ only. If unsure or using a program that has no styles, DO NOT indent at all. That’s still cool.
  6. NO SPACE between paragraphs unless a line-break is required. ONE SPACE after full stops.
  7. Please put full contact details on the first page of the manuscript (yes, I said this twice… it’s important).
  8. Send your submission to Geoff Brown at submissions@cohesionpress.com as an attachment (.doc/.rtf only)
  9. In the subject line of your email, please put JudgementDay: [STORY TITLE] (Replace [STORY TITLE] with your actual story title. Yes, unfortunately I do need to state this)

NO MULTIPLE SUBMISSIONS

NO SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS

NO REPRINTS

Please include a brief ‘hello, this is who I am’ in your email body as a cover letter.

Blank emails with attachments will be deleted.

For a guide to standard submission format, see: http://www.shunn.net/format/story.html

The only variations to this format are that italics MUST appear as they will be used – no underlining – and again, only one space after a full stop.

Anyone that fails to follow these guidelines will likely see their story shredded by zombie mutant creatures.

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Life with a zombie

Just watched a dumb movie called 'Burying the Ex' where a guy's girlfriend (who he was planning to break up with) gets killed but then comes back to life as a zombie.

So, my question is, if your SO got killed & came back Zed, and basically the same except room temperature & with kinda gamy breath are you welcoming or are you going to go all emo over it?

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Another blog post. Another week for Mike and the Chronicles. 

https://onewriterranting.wordpress.com/

This short story is about Becky and Joe who are separated in a Zombie Apocalypse and risk life and limb in order to reunite for their New Year’s Eve kiss.

4 out of 5 stars: Short story of love and hope

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A thump pulled him out of his thoughts. It came from somewhere deep inside the house. This didn’t sound like a zombie thump. This sounded like something else, something with more of a coordinated skill. He decided it might be time to check things out, to make sure the house was safe for him to be in for just a little while. He shouldered his backpack and loaded his gun. He grabbed the kerosene lamp and stepped out of the bathroom, which was covered in a white wallpaper.

He turned right and made his way back toward the kitchen. While he walked, he noticed the walls were filled with all kinds of family pictures. He shined his light over these images that were sitting in a cold house in dusty frames. He could trace this family through the years by looking at these photographs. It made him sad to see what this Zombie Apocalypse had destroyed, so he stopped looking and focused in on the exploration.

He stopped when he reached a small passageway that joined two rooms. The room on his right was the kitchen; the one on his left was a large dining room. He shined the light around the dining room for a moment, big table, lots of plush chairs, chandelier in the center of the ceiling, mirror on the wall, and a large window that was currently shuttered up. He turned to leave, and that’s when he heard it. He turned around, held the light up so he could see the chandelier. It sparkled and gleamed, and it was moving. Not wildly back and forth, but enough to make it clink and rattle.

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Legion of the Undead by Michael Whitehead

Fiendish member Michael Whitehead is looking for honest reviews for his latest novel. If interested, please message him and he will send you a pdf in exchange for a review.

Synopsis:

When Roman legions march over the borders of the Empire they meet an enemy greater than any they have ever faced.

Emperor Vespasian has ordered a push further into Germania than the legions have ever been and an enemy army is gathering to meet them. What neither side is prepared for is the darker force that they will both face. Indiscriminate and incapable of mercy, the new enemy will drive the Romans to the very brink of destruction.

The Gates of Hades have opened and the Roman Legions must face what has escaped.

Kindle UK

Kindle USA

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March 25 & 26 on The Fiend

This weekend on The Fiend

Log-in and Join in the fun!

SURVIVAL CHAT: Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26 Noon-1:00 pm central standard time

Not sure about the time differences? Use this handy-dandy TIME CONVERTER

This weekend's SC will be an open topic. Come prepared with questions and we'll do our best to get answers for you. So stop by this weekend and ask away. J.R. Jackson is standing by to take your questions. 

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AUTHOR CHAT: Saturday, March 25 1:00-2:00 pm central standard time

Not sure about the time differences? Use this handy-dandy TIME CONVERTER

Today's Author Chat is the second in a series of real-time chats with wordsmiths who weave darkness into tantalizing tales.

This Saturday, March 25,  from 1:00 to 2:00 pm CST, ZF's Author Chat features David A. Simpson, author of Zombie Road: Convoy of Carnage.

FANS Pick the brains of your favorite writers!

READERS Discover new and unique voices in the genre you love!

AUTHORS Connect with fellow scribes to discuss tricks of the trade!

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Another Tuesday with Mike Beem

A boy lost. A family desperate. It’s Christmas in a Zombie Apocalypse and Mike Beem is once again aiming for another Holiday miracle. His goal this year isn’t toys for the kids in the neighborhood. His goal this time is trying to save one small life so another family doesn’t have to suffer the way he suffered.

US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MF4WHII

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01MF4WHII

AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01MF4WHII

CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01MF4WHII

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Mike Beem lowered his rifle, put his right eye on the scope, and closed his left. The zombie he was about to shoot was an ugly sucker. He stood about five feet tall, and was currently surrounded by 10 other zombies – all of them dead, rotten, and ugly. They were currently trying to kill a frantic man standing on top of a closed dumpster. He was waving a dying flare at them, firing an empty pistol over and over again in hopes that magic bullets would appear in the chamber the longer he kept firing.

Bam!

The five foot tall zombie lost his head. Blood and maggot filled brains splattered a nearby wall and part of the dumpster. Mike aimed again, and another zombie lost its head, then another and another and another until all of them lay splattered on the ground in front of the dumpster.

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This is another new post on my new blog - https://themikebeemchronicles.wordpress.com/

Swing over if you feel like visiting.

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Another New Blog Post!

My new blog keeps rolling forward.

Today's journey with Mike Beem explores "A Zombie Christmas." Check it out below.

Do you need to keep up with me or Mike Beem?

Here is the address to do it:  themikebeemchronicles.wordpress.com

Thanks to all of you for the support. 

This short story is about three men who risk life and limb in a Zombie Apocalypse in order to bring happiness to surviving kids on Christmas Morning.

5 out of 5 stars – An Uplifting Tale of Christmas Generosity, in a Time When Helping Others is a Real Challenge.

5 out of 5 stars – I love zombies and I love Christmas ~ A winner!

5 out of 5 stars – A Cute Little Holiday Horror Story.

5 out of 5 stars – In a zombie world, there is a Christmas miracle.

US: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004GUS7WS?*Version*=1&*entries*=0

UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004GUS7WS?*Version*=1&*entries*=0

AU: http://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B004GUS7WS?*Version*=1&*entries*=0

CA: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B004GUS7WS?*Version*=1&*entries*=0

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The one that started The Mike Beem Chronicles.

And a crowd favorite.

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Mike Beem lowered his rifle, put his right eye on the scope, and closed his left eye. The zombie he was about to shoot was an ugly sucker. From what Mike could tell, this zombie used to be a man around five foot five or six, maybe seven. Hell, he couldn’t tell the exact height from just a tiny scope. Its suit was disheveled, full of dirt and blood (it looked fresh, a recent feast perhaps), and half of his face was gone. This zombie was currently investigating Mike’s Santa Claus and reindeer display. The zombie was studying it like he knew what it was or remembered what it was.

“Don’t pick up Rudolf. Don’t,” Mike replied to himself.

The zombie leaned over and picked up Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer.

That did it.

You see, the biggest problem was this. When you messed with Rudolph, you screwed up the whole display. All the reindeer were attached by string; and that string led into the hands of Santa, who was glued by his butt to the sleigh he was sitting in. When the zombie picked up Rudolph, the rest of the display just went into disarray.

Mike didn’t want to shoot the zombie just yet, because if he fell forward then it would crush the display all together. Mike waited until the zombie was trying to walk away with Rudolph, shambling off, munching on the plastic reindeer, and the display dragging behind him.

Bam!

Perfect head shot, display still safe.

Mike was on the balcony of the house when he made the kill, so he took the rope ladder and dropped it over the side. He put the rifle down and grabbed a couple of pistols nearby. He checked their chambers, full, locked, and loaded. He put the guns in their holsters and climbed down to the ground.

Mike walked across the lawn, eyes back and forth, looking for zombies.

He stopped, got down on one knee, took out a pistol, and aimed this pistol with the light reflecting off the metal.

Bam!

It was another perfect head shot. The zombie hit the pavement, and he didn’t move. The noise from the gun had stirred up more of them, so Mike had to get to his display, fix it, and then get back.

So, Mike grabbed Rudolph out of the dead zombie’s hands, and put the display back in order. He quickly made his way back to the house, where nothing was stirring, not even a mouse. He shot a few zombies with his pistol as he ran across the yard, climbed back up the rope ladder and found his place on the balcony.

He turned on his boom box.

Perry Como flooded the air with Christmas cheer.

The zombies were getting restless, so Mike decided it was time to even out the herd. It was pretty easy shooting.

He stopped his rampage when something white hit his nose. He looked up into the sky as flakes of snow began to fall. It was the first snow fall of the year.

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