Guest Blog: Zach Sweets

Why did Zombie Rain have Supernatural Powers in it?

There is no easy answer to this one. I never expected to write a zombie book that ended up having the supernatural powers. What kind power did it have, well, you’ll need to read the book and find out what kind powers it was. I can assure you it is a good one. But I’ll be a sweet guy and share a few of powers that existed in my book. ;D

I grew up love to watch any movies or shows that have something supernatural about it. I even enjoyed several Supernatural shows. It is the same thing with books. It’s more fun to see how the world that didn’t follow an actual world we all are living in. Where’s the fun in that?

Superman’s eye lasers from several comic books and movies inspired me. Once I included it as a power, my creative minds went non-stoppable with this kind of powers. Zombie + Eye laser = The most scariest and dangerous creature on Earth, don’t you agreed? I include them because it scared me and I will avoid that kind zombie at every cost. In my opinion, it’s very important to make sure my zombies are scary as hell and enough to make people stay away from them. Who the heck would want to be around the flesh-eater unless you want to become like them? I’m not stopping you! 😀

In Zombie Rain, there are several odd things that normally wasn’t include in other zombie books or movies. But keep that in your mind, I haven’t read every single zombie books or watched every single zombie movies. I am in a good confident that there wasn’t any colorful rain existing in any other zombie books and movies. I considered colorful rain to be one of supernatural powers.

Here’s a short snippet that explains colorful rain:

Rex: “Before all the shit happened with my family, it got funky cloudy and rained. Weird looking clouds, like what’s outside now, and this strange colored rain. Not just that, but weird tornadoes formed, too. They were fairly small, F1’s maybe, but they developed in places they shouldn’t be.”

Jake: “Tornadoes? Odd colored rain? I’m lost. First the zombies and now this? Or was it first the weather, then the zombies? Did some alien invasion cause all this?”

I bet you’re curious what was Rex’s answer to Jake’s question?

Here’s another snippet that describe zombie’s supernatural power:

The zombie king roared again. An orange beam, hot and sharp as a laser, speared out from his eyes. It burned my skin before my own protection shield was back up.

Similar as Superman’s power, wasn’t it? It’s always cool to include some odd things to zombies book and that’s the best part about writing a fiction books. It would be awesome if it were a non-fiction book, which makes it even scarier. 😀 Don’t worry, it still haven’t existed.

I hope what you’ve learned about Zombie Rain has convinced you to give it a shot and see what’s supernatural powers’ all about.


Summary:

Jake’s world is torn apart when his son dies, killed by a little girl who has infected him with a strange disease. Soon, Jake’s entire hometown is overtaken by the disease. A disease that turns them into flesh-craving monsters. The combination of tragedy and horror is almost more than Jake can take, but then he meets Rex, a man who has been struggling through the horror in search of more survivors. The two men travel together, searching for answers and other survivors, the growing bond between them the only bright light in their dark world.

But then that light is taken brutally away, and Jake is left struggling to find it again, fighting against insurmountable odds and growing despair …

Buy Link: Less Than Three Press


About Me:

Zach, an army brat, was born in El Paso, TX, and has lived in North Carolina, Germany, Kansas, California, and the District of Columbia, before graduating from University of Baltimore in May 2010, with a degree in Applied Information Technology. He now resides in Arizona, where he moved to start a new adventure with his partner and dog.

In his spare time, Zach enjoys reading, mainly horror. He enjoys doing outdoor activities, and he runs on a daily basis. He participates in charitable running events, from 5k up to marathon distances.

Zach writes as often as he can and likes to push himself with writing challenges. Joining the M/M Romance group on Goodreads.com has immensely boosted his motivation to become a successful Deaf author, writing about man to man love, with some horror thrown in for good measure.

When he is not writing or reading, Zach likes to practice his web design and development skills. He loves to hang out with love of his life as often as he can, finding things to do inside and outside the house, whether it be yard work, hiking, bike riding, walking their dog, eating out at a cozy diner, or just loving.

You can find Zach at his website, share books with Zach on Goodreads, follow Zach on Twitter, or friend Zach on Facebook.

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  1. Timitra

    Zombie Rain sounds like a great read!