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Kingdom of the Living Dead by Joseph Rubas

(The following account was written by Stanly Ford in Reno, Nevada, between July 3 and 4, 1928. The events described reportedly took place between on June 18 of that same year somewhere in the desert west of Austin, Nevada. Though no hard evidence has ever been discovered that would definitively prove or disprove the events herein related, Mr. Ford was […]

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Read, Like, Share

The featured authors worked hard crafting their stories, and you reward them each and every time you read their content. Your appreciation and likes for their content, for the story that grabbed you, encourages others to read. When you read into the story and become emerged in the descriptive text, note that sharing helps others discover. and the authors receive […]

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The Memory Chamber by S.J. Budd

“If you want to proceed, you’ll need to sign here.” Jennifer James took the pen and consent form in her shaking hands, “Has someone gone over the risks with you? I must remind you how dangerous this can be.” “Yes, yes, that I could lose all my memories for good and become a vegetable, blah, blah, blah.” Dr Fawcett pushed […]

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Scuttle Bug by Matthew Johnson

Amanda’s gut churned, ripping the delicate fabric of sleep. Her eyes flew open as waves of pain shuddered between her legs. She threw off the covers, thoughts veiled in thick fog of disbelief, a dream-like numbing skirting the edges of nightmare, and slowly, as another wave of pain struck, she comprehended what was happening and screamed. Visible in the morning […]

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More Plastic Wrap by Florence Ann Marlowe

The gloom descended on him the moment his sneaker touched the broken walk leading to his mother’s house.  It was as if a cloud had taken up permanent residence over the green tiled house.  Michael looked up at the grimy windows and they stared back with baleful black eyes. “The beast” as Michael liked to call it, waited for his […]

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Open For Submissions!

Deadman’s Tome is open for submissions. Writers of horror, send to the Tome stories of so terrifying, so horrific, that the very text haunts the reader! Please send short story submissions of no more than 5000 words to Jessecdedman@gmail.com Deadman’s Tome will offer payment for certain submissions based on quality. Minimum of $5 with additional payout based on performance and […]

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Erotic Horror Writing Contest

Deadman’s Tome is now accepting submissions for a horror erotica writing contest open from June 28, 2014 to September 30, 2014. All submissions must follow these guidelines to even be considered. Short Stories  5,000 word limit.  Spel Cehcked .doc, .docx, .pdf  Sent to Jessecdedman@gmail (dot) com How it works: Submissions will be screened by the editor Submissions that are accepted […]

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Uncertainty

As the title reveals, I’m not too sure about the longevity of Deadman’s Tome. The truth is that submissions have not been coming in, and it might have something to do with the lack of site promotion. The drive I had for the site, the passion, has been derailed simply due to distraction and priorities. To reveal even more, I […]

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Hiatus

I’ve been on a hiatus for a while. As something of a jack of all trades, I dabble in many things such as writing, filming and schooling while maintaining a steady job. On top of this, there will be a new addition to the Dedman family. The first of many miracles this family will surely be gifted with, and my […]

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Nicolas Victor by Elliot Richard Dorfman

It was a sunny spring day in the Adirondacks Mountains of New York when Carey Waltham decided to take a hike with his dog Chancy, a pedigree collie.  This successful 34-year-old lawyer often enjoyed doing this activity since buying his vacation home in the township of Golden Oaks.  Instead of following the usual path, he decided to take a different […]

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FAQ by Keith Coleman

Frequently Asked Questions:   Q:  Can you tell me where I am and what I am doing here? A:  There is unfortunately no definitive answer to this question, as these FAQs have been designed as an interim contingency for a number of individuals in different, though similar, situations.  Due to a range of communicative difficulties experienced by our sponsors, we […]

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Yankee Rose by Alanna Roethle

 The screen door banged in the hot desert wind. Slap, slap. As despondent as the rest of the world, the world of this hot tin house, the quiet moaning wind that sifted dust into the cracks of her face, into the bed sheets, under the window in dust fingers to the gold-flecked white Formica kitchen counter. The sighs and slices […]