Tag: zombies

The Stories Not Told: An Interview with Jay Wilburn

Interview conducted by George Daniel Lea on April 20, 2016. It was my pleasure recently to catch up with Jay Wilburn, a prominent writer in independent horror circles (as well as other arenas), whose work ranges from novels such as Time Eaters and Hollywood Hellmouth to short story collections such […]

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Stealing Propeller Hats from the Dead is Now Available

David James Keaton’s Stealing Propeller Hats from the Dead is now available in both print and electronic formats. A collection of horror fiction that’s both a love letter and a middle finger to the zombie saturation of our culture. It’s the backlash to the backlash, as zombies are finally unfashionable […]

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Creepy Calendar Pages by Jay Wilburn

Twelve books was not just a random number. When I first wrote “Dead Song” the short story, it was just this weird non-story story that I thought I was never going to find a home for. Elektrik Milk Bath Press was looking for weird zombie stories for a charity anthology […]

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Messing with zombie lore: How to do it right by Kris Ashton

Few movies have had such a profound and long-lasting impact on me as George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (1978). For a kid already revved up about the horror genre, this film was like a supercharger. I was too young to appreciate the subtext and social satire, but the […]

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Joe McKinney Signs with PMMP to Publish New Story Collection

We are beyond thrilled to announce that Joe McKinney has signed with Perpetual Motion Machine to publish a collection of short stories. His newest collection, Speculations, will consist of 70,000 words of reprints and 20,000 extra words of original content–genres ranging from horror, science fiction, and dark fantasy. George Cotronis […]

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Embracing the Short Story by Gerry Griffiths

It often saddens me when a reviewer of an anthology or a short story collection blatantly states that he or she doesn’t normally read short stories for one reason or another. I love short stories. They’re a great economical way to digest a number of stories in one sitting and […]

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Rick McQuiston

Rick McQuiston is the author of “Never Turn Your Back on a Dead Body” in Dark Moon Digest 13 1) How long have you been writing? I started writing about twenty years ago, making my first sale approx. two years later. 2) What got you into writing? I’ve always loved […]

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Meet Jay Wilburn

1) What do you do for DMD? I am a slush reader for DMD screening the many great stories and I write a column BITS OF THE DEAD for Dark Eclipse each month. 2) How did you start working for DMD? I published stories for DMD regularly and was invited […]

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