Posts by jlwallen


All the Zombies in Middletown

by Jay Wilburn Originally published on Armand Rosamilia’s Dying Days site for Winter Of Zombie 2015. First, it is important to understand that Jack Wallen may be insane. I think his writing is brilliant and he has the soul of an artist, but he’s packed full of crazy ideas. Middletown Apocalypse may not be his […]


Jack Verse: Should you, could you, would you?


Winter of Zombie 2015 SPOTLIGHT ON: Jaime Johnesee

Originally published on Armand Rosamilia’s Dying Days website. What is your latest zombie release? Bob Meets Sam Quick description of it (no spoilers) My unlucky zombie pal, Bob, works with shifter Samantha Reece of the FBI to stop a rogue necromancer from raising more zombies and ghouls. Something unique about it. Bob’s a normal guy, […]


Winter of Zombie 2015 SPOTLIGHT ON: G.G. Silverman

Originally published on Armand Rosamilia’s Dying Days website. What is your latest zombie release? It’s a comedic feminist YA zombie novel called VEGAN TEENAGE ZOMBIE HUNTRESS. Quick description of it (no spoilers) The elevator pitch: It’s a mashup of some of my fave funny things from pop culture: think of it as Daria meets Mean […]



To celebrate Halloween, I wanted to publish a short story I wrote for an anthology a number of years ago…an anthology that went nowhere and left behind one of my favorite shorts. Thankfully, I have the original and, without further ado, I give until you… Forgotten By Jack Wallen Darkness echoed through the cavernous bedroom. […]


Celebrating the Good

by Jay Wilburn Middletown Apocalypse is a zombie anthology. Wait. Where are you going? Come back. I have more stuff and things to say about more stuff and things, I promise. Sure, there are a few zombie anthologies out there. Some of them are good. We’ll let that statement stand without getting into the rest […]


The release of Frankenstein Theory is upon us


Mike Evans on Middletown Apocalypse

It was February or March of last year. To me this seems like yesterday, although so much has happened since then. One of my good friends on my street team was helping me to get momentum going under my new book. Until this time I had not stepped out of the zombie genre yet and […]


Kindra Sowder Gets Jack’d

Be afraid, ladies and gentlement of the Jack Verse, for I have a very special guest here in the land of Jack. That’s right, I’ve managed to lure Kindra Sowder into my web of darkness, so that you might bask in all that is her glory. She is a writer of dark, urban fantasy and […]


Eric A. Shelman on Middletown Apocalypse

When I was invited to participate in Middletown Apocalypse, orchestrated by Jack Wallen, I was excited. The idea was fresh in the zombie world … as fresh as a heart-attack victim tightrope-walker toppling into a canyon rife with walking dead rotters. Our mission was simple: Write a zombie apocalypse story beginning at Middletown University in […]


Shawn Chesser on Middletown Apocalypse

First off I’d like to thank Jack Wallen for inviting me to write a piece for the upcoming ‘Middletown Apocalypse’ collaboration. What a great group of scribblers to have the privilege of rubbing elbows with! In fact, as I write this, I’m chomping at the bit to read the other ten author’s unique takes on […]


Sara Marian Gets Jack’

Ladies and Gentlefreaks of the Jack Verse, it has been a long time since we’ve had a good jacking occur in these here parts. I’m about to change that… and change it in style. Said style in the form of one Sara Marian. Sara holds a special place in my heart for a few simple […]


Writing from your gut


Jack Verse and the afterlife


Joshua Corey Mays, author of Alpha Male

And the superhero-dom continues! This time around, we have Joshua Corey Mays who adds his take on the superhero genre to the Storybundle Super Bundle with Alpha Male. What made you decided to write in the superhero genre? I’ve been reading comics since I was a kid. I can still remember the first comic I […]