Only a few short weeks after his marriage, the young C.P.A. arrives at his brother’s cabin in rural ND for a weekend of recreational winter activities with his high school friends. The youngest C.P.A. at his ND commercial accounting firm, known for his punctuality and low human error rate, arrives before anyone else so he can inspect, clean, and prepare […]
I watched the world darken and smiled. It was a somber smile, one of the joys to come, yet with the knowledge that this was the world now. Dark; Dead; Hostile. A person in my profession should be overjoyed with this glorious turn of events. Truly, as it were, I was as depressed and devoid of life as any other […]
I’ll read submissions tomorrow. If you submitted a short story or review request, you’ll hear from me this weekend.
Deadman’s Tome proudly presents Babel Frequency by David Wright. A heavy, dark tale that mirrors the horrific picture of the washed up toddler that has recently surfaced. As a father, that was too brutal. Babel Frequency delivers the horror of a city suddenly thrown into complete mindless ignorance. Imagine, waking up to not know where you are, who you are, […]
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Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce its next open anthology call for… What Dwells Below! For this anthology, we’re going urban! We’d like you to spin us a tale of horror describing what lurks below in the city sewers. All sorts of creatures, both real and imagined, may wish to do those who…
It was as if a giant magnet had passed across the earth and erased the collective hard-drive of humanity.
He created monsters that became legends. He created classics that became influential mainstays. He conjured nightmares to haunt us. He gave us a light to explore the darkness, and even dared to expose the predictable nature of the genre. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-34104752 Wes Craven is dead, but the horrors he created will live forever.
Exciting news! Therapy for the Dead sales will now go towards Deadman’s Tome contributors and authors. Therapy for the Dead https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00BL5HAL0/ref=aw_ss_kndl_dp/
A string of text, a collection of words and phrases forming sentences, paragraphs, and so forth. Disconnected from the author, yet it has an author, and with an author comes ownership. This body of words and phrases is more than just text, it is thoughts and opinions formed into a narrative. It seems too easy to view the narrative in […]
Undead Greg might appear in a future podcast as a guest or maybe even a co-host, depending on how well he can remain professional while stoned out of his undead mind. Undead Greg debunking zombie stereotypes and survival tips: https://www.spreaker.com/user/8056632/zombie-debunks-survival-tips
From Best of the Demonic to meaning of words, be sure to check out this episode for information about author payouts and how you can help Deadman’s Tome! https://www.spreaker.com/user/8056632/deadmans-tome-podcast-8-14-2015
Not even the horror of war can prepare can prepare this father for what’s to come. Mr. Deadman offers a brief reading of Melissa’s Hobby. https://www.spreaker.com/user/8056632/melissas-hobby-brief-reading
When I was in my twenties, recovering from that whole drunk delirium of being a teenager, I joined the army. I was a good soldier; I tied my laces, buckled my helmet, straightened my sheets, and listened to my superiors. And it was all a waste of time; when bullets flew, and blood became a more common sight than friendly […]
The vampire. A creature of the night that embodies charisma, strength, and control. Attributes that most either aspire for, or long to be the subject of. The curse of being abandoned, exiled, and forgotten may even seem trivial when fear and power are weighted in. In short, the vampire is characterized in such a way to bring out admiration, desire, […]
A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play. James P. Carse, Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility How does this play with literature? Reading a book there is the finite purpose of completing from cover to cover. The “winning” goal. Yet, even then […]
Words evolve over time. From the moment a word is conceptualized, it’s defined. Yet definitions change over time through every day application. Knowing what we know now. How words are […]