Today’s guest blog entry is from talented writer and zombie afficianado, RHONDA PARRISH.
Take a sneak peek at an excerpt from Rhonda’s brand new collection of zombie tales, WASTE NOT.
By Rhonda Parrish
The last time I saw my former feeder he was rushing out the door to work. I thought it odd when he didn’t come home that night, but truthfully, I welcomed his absence. It meant I didn’t have to endure his incessant ruffling of my fur, or the condescending high-pitched voice he reserved exclusively for talking to me.
Plus, I got to stretch out and take up all the bed I wanted.
The next morning I was woken by the sound of a loud explosion. It hurt my ears and rattled the house’s windows. After a nice, long stretch, I had a bite to eat and climbed into the west-facing window upstairs. Smoke filled the air and irritated my nose. It must have been even worse on the other side of the glass.
Over the next few days smoke came and went, some clouds more offensive than others. Mostly I stayed in my window, enjoying the sun on my fur and the interesting view below. Ghouls chased the feeders through the streets. They came in waves, like the fires. One group of ghouls and feeders would pass through with much screaming, banging and excitement, and then, sometimes for hours at a time, the world would be silent. Eerily silent. Even those insufferably chirpy birds had nothing to say. Then, eventually, inevitably, another wave of predator and prey would pass by, giving me something to watch and leaving carnage in their wake.
It was a good life.
Then my water dish ran dry.
That was my first hint something had gone wrong.
Want to read more?
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The stench of rotting flesh is in the air!
Welcome to the Summer of Zombie Blog Tour 2014, with 33 of the best zombie authors spreading the disease in the month of June.
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yours in storytelling,