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FEAR TIMES TWO: Two Long Excerpts from BEACH BLANKET ZOMBIE

Feast your Internet-glazed eyes on these long excerpts from two of the 33 zombie and monster stories in BEACH BLANKET ZOMBIE… EXCERPT No. 1: The opening pages of the story, “Tell Your Secrets to the Slime”  “Mom,” I had asked her, … Continue reading

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THE BOUNDARIES OF HORROR

Some people say, horror can ONLY happen in a mold-streaked castle or a moonlit forest. Some people say, horror should NOT feature comedic elements. Some people say, zombies MUST follow the rules of certain specific popular movies. To all that, … Continue reading

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Organic VS. Toxic VS. Supernatural Zombies

People ask: What would we do if zombies started rising up? How would we defeat them? Having written a couple zombie books (the latest being Beach Blanket Zombie: Weird Tales of the Undead and Other Humanoid Horrors), I’ve had to … Continue reading

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A Literary Zombie Rampage: Excerpts from the Short Stories in BEACH BLANKET ZOMBIE

A Literary Zombie Rampage: Excerpts from the Short Stories in BEACH BLANKET ZOMBIE Her arms and legs became chitinous and angular, with tentacle groupings where her hands and feet used to be. Her body slimmed into a scaly, segmented greenish-blue … Continue reading

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BEACH BLANKET ZOMBIE is Shambling Your Way

ZOMBIE ALERT! ZOMBIE ALERT! ZOMBIE ALERT! I have a new book out from Wildside Books… BEACH BLANKET ZOMBIE! The perfect book to read during any forthcoming zombie apocalypse. Knowledge is power! http://www.wildsidebooks.com/Beach-Blanket-Zombie-Weird-Tales-of-the-Undead-Other-Humanoid-Horrors-by-Mark-McLaughlin-trade-pb_p_10254.html Here’s what it’s about: Zombies are relentless, ravenous creatures, and … Continue reading

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