A Head Full of Tropes: Finding New Life in Dead Ideas

Column by JS Breukelaar
Some horror tropes refuse to die. And that's a good thing.
Bookshots: 'Chuck Klosterman X' by Chuck Klosterman

Bookshots: 'Chuck Klosterman X' by Chuck Klosterman

Review by Max Booth III
A highly specific, defiantly incomplete history of the early 21st century.

5 More Horrifying Monsters That Aren't Vampires, Zombies or Werewolves!

Column by Repo Kempt
Editors are tired of their slush piles being haunted by vampires, werewolves and zombies. Here's five more horrifying new monsters dying to claw their way into your next submission.

Book vs. Film: 'The Girl With All The Gifts'

Column by Christopher Shultz February 28, 2017
Don't get so tired of zombies that you miss out on this one.

5 Horrifying Monsters That Aren't Vampires, Zombies or Werewolves!

Column by Repo Kempt
Editors are tired of their slush piles being haunted by vampires, werewolves and zombies. Here's five horrifying new monsters dying to claw their way into your next submission.

Is the Supernatural My Security Blanket?

Column by Leah Rhyne February 10, 2016
I've been writing for over six years now. I've still never written anything without a touch of the speculative. So I wonder: is the supernatural my security blanket?

The Undead Don't Need Hall Passes: 7 YA Zombie Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland October 22, 2015
There’s something here for every YA horror fan, from humorous tales of zombie infestation to gory accounts of undead attacks. There’s no doubt about it; zombies are hot.

Splatterpunks, Expanded Universes and 'Book of the Dead'

Column by Bart Bishop
An examination of the first true zombie literature, John Skipp and Craig Spector's anthology 'Book of the Dead', as an example of splatterpunk and an intellectual property's expanded universe.

Zombies Aren’t Dead

Column by Michael David Wilson July 15, 2015
A guide to original zombie stories in 2015.
Bookshots: 'Lesser Creatures' by Peter Giglio

Bookshots: 'Lesser Creatures' by Peter Giglio

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
The dead are coming back to life, but they don't want to eat your brain, they want to destroy the economy.

It's Made Of SCIENCE: Zombies

Column by Nathan Scalia October 28, 2013
What you need to know about zombies, infections, and SCIENCE.

Footnotes: The Walking Dead Is What We've Always Been

Column by Ryan Peverly October 10, 2013
If 'The Walking Dead' has taught us one thing, it's that we are what we've always been.
A Brain Is For Eating

New Kids' Book Written For Zombie Youngsters

News by Christopher Shultz
A funny, adorable guide for zombie children to find delicious brains. This is my kind of kids' book!
Jughead Zombie

Archie Comics Releasing NOT For All Ages Horror Series

News by Christopher Shultz August 9, 2013
Even the idyllic town of Riverdale cannot escape the zombie apocalypse.

Book vs. Film: World War Z

Column by Christopher Shultz July 5, 2013
The contentious, loosely-adapted zombie picture comes face to face with its celebrated literary predecessor. Which one will emerge the supreme flesh-eater?

The 10 Books Every Zombie Fan Must Read

Column by Kimberly Turner June 21, 2013
If you have a taste for more braaaains after seeing 'World War Z,' the summer blockbuster based on Max Brooks's 2006 post-apocalyptic novel, satisfy your hunger with these 10 must-read zombie books.
Max Brooks Publicly Disses 'World War Z' Movie

Max Brooks Publicly Disses 'World War Z' Movie

News by Christopher Shultz May 10, 2013
The compiler of the zombie apocalypse's oral history doesn't like what Hollywood did with his story, and now he's speaking out.

On Writer's Constipation, The Sophomore Slump and Zombies

Column by Dana Fredsti April 3, 2013
Author Dana Fredsti talks about the trials and tribulations of writing the sequel to her hit book, 'Plague Town,' and all the anxiety and lessons that came with it.

Defying Decomposition: The Enduring Zombie

Column by Rajan Khanna April 2, 2013
In honor of Easter, a look at what keeps zombies popular and some examples of great zombie fiction.
'World War Z' Audiobook Attracts Big Name Celebrities

New 'World War Z' Audiobook Attracts Big Name Celebrities

News by Christopher Shultz
From seasoned zombie veterans to 'Star Trek' cast members to freakin' Martin Scorsese, this audiobook sounds like a blast!

Book vs. Film: Warm Bodies

Column by Meredith Borders February 22, 2013
The zom-rom-com book faces off against the zom-rom-com movie.

Adventures in Self-Publishing Part 6: Fare Thee Well

Column by Rob Hart January 23, 2013
This is my last column on self-publishing. Let's wrap it up, look back, have a good laugh, and stick a pin in this.

Adventures in Self-Publishing Part 5: The Virtue of Patience, And Also Money

Column by Rob Hart December 27, 2012
I stop worrying about the immediate payoff and learn to love the long game.
Author Joseph D'Lacey Eaten by a Zombie

Author Joseph D'Lacey Eaten by a Zombie

News by Christopher Shultz November 20, 2012
Lots of writers figuratively die while promoting a book. This one died for real (or did he?)

Adventures in Self-Publishing Part 4: I Did A Whole Bunch of Stuff!

Column by Rob Hart November 19, 2012
Last month, I hadn't really done anything to promote my novella. So this month, I worked a lot harder at it. And it helped. A little. I think?