Popcorn – Wayne Summers

  “How long’s it been there?” asked Shirley, her flabby arms akimbo. Tina, seventeen, scrawny and wearing too much eye make-up, was jabbing at the dead creature with a broom handle. Her face was contorted in disgust. “Well how am I supposed to know?” “You’re supposed to know because you’re supposed to clean that popcorn machine every night,” said Shirley, her brow heavy over eyes … Continue reading Popcorn – Wayne Summers

[NSFW] Unbloom by Kristine Hall-Garcia

Deadman’s Tome is home to Book of Horrors, a horror anthology loaded with terrifying horror short stories that’ll chill you to the bone! DISCLAIMER: Deadman’s Tome is a dark and gritty horror zine that publishes content not suitable for children. The horror zine proudly supports the freedom of dark creative works and stands against censorship. Hardly any subject matter is too taboo for this horror … Continue reading [NSFW] Unbloom by Kristine Hall-Garcia

The Appointment by Karl Lykken

  “I wasn’t expecting you back so soon,” Dr. Dunkelheit says, showing a brief look of genuine concern before his usual stoicism reclaims him. “It’s only been six weeks, yes?” “That’s right,” I confirm. “I’m not here about my stomach pains this time, though. I’m here about this.” I lift up my shirt and show him the purplish growth on the side of my gut. … Continue reading The Appointment by Karl Lykken

Brutal Doom Realism Fails

Brutal Doom Realism Fails What does Deadman’s Tome and a video game like Brutal Doom have in common? Uh, sheer brutality and a death buffet? Sounds about right to me. New to the site? Deadman’s Tome is an online horror magazine that publishes horror and dark short stories and flash fiction, the darker the better. If you’re a writer and have the most controversial story … Continue reading Brutal Doom Realism Fails

Stats Update and Money Stuff

Who doesn’t like money? Hipsters that already have money and don’t have to pay bills. This post is meant for the authors. A simple break down of the stories posted in 2016 and the views, likes, and comments. If your work for whatever reason does not earn more than $5, I’ll send you $5 anyway. Honestly, there are stories with stats that are less than … Continue reading Stats Update and Money Stuff

Horror Movies, Writing Styles, and Vampires

Mr. Deadman speaks with Clive Carpenter and Cain Miller about their stories, horror movies, inspiration, writing styles, and the cold feeling of rejection. Clive Carpenter is the author of Confession, a dark and demented tale of a world’s cruelest mother ever. Cain Miller is the author of Blithe Town, a horror short that serves as a reminder as to why you shouldn’t even dare drive … Continue reading Horror Movies, Writing Styles, and Vampires