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Posted On 10/17/2017 | Last Updates On 10/17/2017 | admin

Your chance to win free books is right here

First, win free books by subscribing on my home page. Click here. Now, what free books do I have? First of all, Zombie Turkeys, volume one of my comic paranormal animal series, Life After Life Chronicles.

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Zombie Turkeys print book. Click to download.

Next, we have volume two of the Life After Life Chronicles, My Undead Mother-in-law. 

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Get your “My Undead Mother-in-law” book by clicking here

Do you want fries when you win free books? Or turkeys?

Not literally, but metaphorically you have choices to make when you win free books. Your choices:

First, which book?

Second, print or ebook? Or, you can choose the audiobook format for Zombie Turkeys or My Undead Mother-in-law.

Third, you can wait for the third book, Paranormal Privateers, to be published in the spring of 2018.

Here’s your zombie turkey. You get a bookmark when you win.

Zombie Turkeys Blog Alive and Well!
Zombie Turkeys Blog Alive and Well 

The Rules – how you win free books

First, subscribe to the newsletter here.

Second, each month, Andy Zach’s trained phoenix will randomly select one subscriber from the mailing list.

Here are our past winners:

Winner Name
2/28/2017 Kathi – selected My Undead Mother-in-law
4/1/2017 neethu.ohm
5/9/2017 Brenda
6/1/2017 Sally
7/6/2017 Belinda – selected My Undead Mother-in-law
8/2/2017 Brandon
9/5/2017 Martha
10/10/2017 skaveh

If you see your name, email me, Andy Zach at with your book selection and contact method.

Zombie Turkeys Audiobook to be published this month

I’m pleased to announce the production of my audiobook version of Zombie Turkeys has completed! As soon as the audiobook passes quality checks ACX, the zombie parody will be published on Amazon and iTunes

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Zombie Turkeys audiobook cover. Click to download

As soon as this one’s published, look for my next audiobook, My Undead Mother-in-law.

First Review of My Undead Mother-in-law
My Undead Mother-in-law back cover. Click to get!

But that’s not all! Coming in the spring of 2018 is the third novel in my comic zombie series, Life After Life Chronicles.  The name?  Paranormal Privateers. Don’t miss it!

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Posted On 10/09/2017 | Last Updates On 10/09/2017 | admin

Free SciFi Flash Fiction and Custom Artwork

You can get Free SciFi Flash Fiction and Custom Artwork right here. First the custom artwork by Dex.

Free SciFi Flash Fiction and Custom Artwork
Spaceship crashing

I saw this picture on the SciFi Roundtable on Facebook. We were to write some flash fiction, no more than two hundred words, based on the picture. I then contacted Dex and asked him if I could post his art here. He graciously permitted it. If you wish to use it, please contact him at his website here.

Where is the free flash fiction, Andy?

Eager, aren’t you? I put it at the bottom of the post! I want YOU to write YOUR flash fiction about this art first. Just enter it in the comment area. If you’re too shy, send me an email by clicking here.

Before you get to your free flash fiction, let me tell you about my science fiction history.  I didn’t always write comic paranormal animal humor. I began by writing science fiction–in the third grade.

Before that, I discovered science fiction in the school library; this copy of Robert Heinlein’s Have Spacesuit Will Travel.

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The cover of the first science fiction book Andy Zach read.

What boy obsessed with science and the space program in 1963 could resist this cover? And the book was better than the cover.

My third-grade fiction I wrote? It was derived from the Lensmen series. I had force fields and ray guns and evil alien Martians.

Now I’ve established my retro SciFi credentials, the Free SciFi Flash Fiction

With no further ado, I present to you my Free SciFi Flash Fiction. Don’t forget to write your own in the comments. I assume you just scrolled down here. I’ll send a free book this month to the one I like the best!

“Criminey!” Jed swore as the rocket engine began to fail. The liquid oxygen, liquid acetylene mix was off in the red zone. “While we’re landing, naturally!”

“Looks like it’s O2 pump again,” said Betty Sue, his wife and co-pilot as she studied her instrument panel.

“Can you fix it?”

“Not before we crash. I’ll need at least ten minutes to get there and thaw out the frozen pieces.”

“This’ll be the last time I get a bargain on a rocket motor!”

“Probably true, sadly for us.”

“You can’t think of ANY way to fix it in, say, five minutes?”

“There IS a way, but you’d have to be crazy to try it.”

“I’m crazy and desperate!”

“Turn off the motors and dive.”

“That’s crazy!”

“Yeah, so are you. Turning off the motors stops the cryrogenic fuel. Diving generates friction, which might loosen the frozen oxygen pump.”

“Here goes!”


Your Free SciFi Flash Fiction Follows (in the comments)

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