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What is Your Favorite Dracula?

Hey guys, what is your favorite Dracula and why? You can choose any depiction or version of Dracula. You could even choose Nosferatu or get very technical on the type of movie Dracula.

So, which Dracula is your favorite?

Is it the Bela Lugosi version or Christopher Lee version?

Is it none of the film versions, but perhaps Dracula as depicted in Castlevania? What about Alucard in Hellsing?

Let me know in the comments section and ask others.

Now, let me shoutout to Damascus Mincemeyer. This guy is the talent behind a lot of the Deadman’s Tome covers, but he also proposed this question on Twitter.

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Horror at Camp Waifu Writing Contest

After revisiting my early nerdy years as an otaku, I thought about how I could blend the horror that Deadman’s Tome publishes and anime together. Then it hit me: Camp Waifu. A very simple, straightforward writing contest that spans an intense 60 days (30 days of contest entry and 30 days of competing) where people can submit their work and then have that work read and judged by the people.

THEME:

Submit a short horror story (3000 to 5000 words in length) about what happens at Camp Waifu. Is it a Friday the 13th situation? Is it a trap that leads to a young virgin strapped into a SAW device? Or does it toss away horror for more of a humorous and twisted fate?

RULES:

Entry into the contest starts 8/8/2019 and ends 9/8/2019.

The stories that are entered will be posted on this site where readers can like, comment, and share.

The stories will be uploaded on the site on 9/9/2019 and for 30 days they will compete for the most views, likes and comments.

Only ONE entry per person.

No reprints.

No restrictions or limitations.

Winner gets a $25 Amazon Gift Card.

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Send your story to deadmanstome@gmail.com


Be sure to check out the Deadman’s Tome podcast for updates and info about the contest.

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Too Soon?

With mass shootings increasing in frequency, I wonder if Mr. Deadman Made Me Do It was a bit too soon.

What do I mean?

One of my favorite stories in the collection is about a fictional Mr. Deadman (need to stress that for legal reasons) that talks a basement dwelling incel into shooting up a school.

Now, hold on before you rage quit this post. The story has a twist at the end. A nice pay off that makes things nice.

But this is not the first time Deadman’s Tome has published controversial material. A few years back, we featured a story about a girl that rampaged through a school, leaving behind a trail of dead bodies.

That story is called A Corpse Can’t Laugh by Salem Martin and G. B. Holly

We received negative responses about that story back then, and that leaves me to believe that it is only a matter of time before the soccer moms start coming out of theeir vans for this one.

But let me ask you, what do you think?

Did Mr. Deadman Made Me Do It go too far, or not far enough?

Check it out for yourself and leave a comment below.

 

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Brutal Horror and Government Secrets!

See why people are offended by Mr Deadman Made Me Do It and why conspiracy theorists enjoy The Conspiracy Issue.

For a limited time only, you can get both amazing books for only $10.

That’s right. Ten dollars flat. No shipping.

Offer expires 8/11/2019 and for US only.

Send payment to

https://www.paypal.me/mrdeadmandt

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Mr Deadman Made Me Do It?

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I stopped at a truck stop to take drain the lizard. Nothing that would normally be noteworthy, right? But while standing at the urinal, I saw something that caught my eye. A phrase etched into the wall that read “Mr Deadman Made Me Do It”. Was this referencing the song “Turn Me On, Mr. Deadman” or was this in reference to Deadman’s Tome?

What if the phrase wasn’t referencing either, but something else, something much darker and more obscure?

I still don’t know the answer to that, but I was inspired to have some fun with it. I called for stories themed around the idea of a Mr. Deadman causing people to go mad and do horrible, monstrous things, and boy did people deliver. While the issue is shorter than most, rocking eight short stories, the content serves the cover well!

This brutal issue is available in paperback and for kindle

Why take my word for it when you can look inside for yourself?

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Better You Believe…

Ever heard of the legend of Bloody Bones? He knocks on your door at night, hoping to catch you alone so that he can wear your flesh!

Better You Believe…

Tony Evans delivers a fantastic collection of short stories based on urban legends and folktales. Each story is unique and powerful, creating a fresh serving of relentless horror told without needless filler and fluff. Tony Evans knows how to frame a story. The aspiring horror author knows how to deliver a story that resonates with people.

Don’t take my word for it. Check out the reviews:

February 26, 2019

I write and publish some short stories in the horror genre using a PEN, and the writer side of me is jealous of Mr. Evan’s simplistic yet unrelenting style. The stories in this collection are phenomenally entertaining. Tony Evans stays on point with tight prose. He writes with confidence. He shows faith in his reader, a trait to be admired in a writer.

We seem to be in an era of horror in which Lovecraftian themes are dominating, but Mr. Evans brings the boogeyman and local haunting tales back to the forefront. This collection is more than a breath for horror fans, it’s a gosh darn gasp of crucial, life-pumping, fresh air. Author Tony Evans and publisher DEADMAN’S TOME knocked it completely out of the park.

February 20, 2019

I enjoyed each story in this collection of short tales. I particularly loved the authors notes that follow each story. I finished the book very much wanting to read more of the authors work!

February 25, 2019

I love the way the author gives background history for each of the short stories. The stories themselves pull you in and make you want to know more. It is well written, and perfect for reading scary stories to your kids, if they like that kind of thing, which mine do!
Check out Better You Believe. The horror collection is available for Amazon Kindle and paperback on Amazon.
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Bikers VS The Undead

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Move over The Walking Dead, you’re time of soap opera with zombies is over! Deadman’s Tome presents Bikers VS The Undead. An action packed, adrenaline pumping thriller where bad ass leather clad roughnecks face off against a horde of rotters. A book that pairs well with a glass of whiskey, a tall boy of beer, and Motorhead’s Ace of Spades.

Kindle version

Paperback version

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October 2018 Issue

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The October issue has more weight and substance for a free to read ezine, and makes it all the more perfect for the month of Halloween. Between writing and playing Fortnite, treat yourself to short and demented stories.

Featuring: Brad P Christy, George Jacobs, DiVitto Kelly, R.C. Mulhare, and C.M. Saunders and an article by Mr. Deadman

Follow this link to download the Ezine for free, no strings attached, no funny business. PDF,.mobi, and epub

https://www.patreon.com/posts/october-2018-to-21730622

Do you want a paperback version? Make a request below and if enough people request, then we’ll make it happen.

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Free to Read in Print

The free to read horror ezine is doing well. We’ve received positive feedback from plenty of readers, and as much as we love it, we wonder if there’s more we could do.

What if we made the free to read ezine into a paperback? Who doesn’t like free books? Imagine Amazon Unlimited but with physical books. Logistics and shipping prevent it from being free, but what if it’s as cheap as possible?

We’re talking cheaper than a value meal at McDonald’s cheap, cheaper than buy 2 get 2 Monster Energy Drink deal. We wish we could make it 99 cents, but shipping makes that an impossible deal. What if we made it $5?

Does that sound like a good deal?

Right now we have a limited number of copies of the September issue on hand. This issue features three gruesome short stories, two articles, and fan mail.

Yeah, you could read it for free by going to www.patreon.com/deadmanstome

But… if you like to hold what you’re reading in your hands then this is the best way to go.

Hurry and get your copy for $5

Send payment via PayPal and we’ll ship it out next day or as soon as possible.

https://www.paypal.me/mrdeadmandt

Now, I hate to say this, but this deal is available for the US only. Shipping to Australia and the UK is too damn high!