Via the incomparable Jolyon Yates:

p.1 – 2
p.3 – 4
p.5 – 6

story’s at Automata.

Cool thing about having somebody with Jolyon’s chops do this with a story? It’s that the story gets better. Artists, man, they got the eye, the pencil, and they know how to move across the page in a way we fiction writers only aspire to.

Right at the end of this. I always see people with lines from novels or poems or songs or whatever tattoo’d on them, and I think, man, that’s forever, you might only like that passage this year. But this, from Leonard Cohen, I don’t see myself ever falling out of love with it:

note: when I’m listing those 4 things early in, it should be flesh-eating, infectiousness, decay, and HEAD SHOTS. got myself confused by saying ‘infectiousness’ and ‘contagion’ both, oops. but, this is what happens when I write with my mouth, not my pen . . .

for zombies in TEN minutes, I did this a longtimeback (and it’s got a screw-up as well—no Brian Keene—but I may have put that in words over the video, can’t remember:


is the author of 22 or 23 books, 250+ stories, and all this stuff here. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, and has a few broken-down old trucks, one PhD, and way too many boots