Gerald Dean Rice

Biography

Okay, my last biography was loooooong and boring. I didn't realize how dull it was until I actually tried to go back and read it. Blah-blah-blah. Anyway.

I'm Gerald Dean Rice. Used to be Gerald Rice--I suppose I still am, but all future works shall include my middle name. It's a rebranding thing.

I've always been into horror. When I was in kindergarten my mother took me right from school to see Creepshow. I saw a ton of stuff I shouldn't have when I was a kid.

I got a book of ghost stories when I was 11 for Christmas. These were the days before YA novels, unless you picked up one of those namby-pamby VC Andrews books. Okay, scratch that; I've never actually read a VC Andrews book.

But the more I read and the older I got the more I wanted to write my own stories. I tried my hand at writing comic book stories with my best friend in high school, but we had no clue how to break into comics. I submitted my first story to Cemetery Dance back in 2000. It took somewhere around 7 months for the to respond.

I was so proud even though they'd rejected me. The truth of it was it wasn't a very original story and it was very straightforward. There was a whole lot I didn't know about writing back then. But I learned pretty quick and have since had stories published in print and on-line.

My first novel, "The Ghost Toucher", was published in 2010. It was born out of several failed novel-writing attempts and I'm immensely proud of what I created. I've since put out a couple short collections of my own and a few zombie shorts.

My newest project, "Fleshbags" was just published. I kind of had a "In Treatment" thing in my head like when Paul's patients have some aspect of them reflected in his personal life. I blended my characters that way (tough to explain what I mean). But it's definitely something different than you've ever read and I'd suggest giving it a try.

Where to find Gerald Dean Rice online


Where to buy in print


Books

Where the Monsters Are
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A man meets his childhood monster, all grown up and is terrorized by him all over again.
How to Publish on Kindle, Smashwords, & Nook the Easy Way!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Razorline Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you have a book, but have been afraid to dive into the world of self-publishing or don't know where to start, this book will show you how and give you promotional and marketing tips to get it off the ground and into bestseller mode.
The Butterman Cometh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
A childhood monster comes to life for a woman at the start of the zombie apocalypse. At the same time she has to fight to survive against a neighbor, trying to keep his own family safe.
The Zombie Show
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » African American fiction » General
An undercover agent tracks down the drug cartel enforcer who uses zombies in secret parties. But the enforcer has plans to disappear forever before he can be taken alive, putting together a big show that will culminate with big ending.
The 5000 Fingers of Bob
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Five men decide to kill a boy one summer. But the boy is much more than he seems. Slow and a giant, but there is something nefarious, something terrible just underneath the surface of his vacant eyes. When their plan springs into action they will discover that the trouble they've stumbled into has a cost attached the whole town will have to pay.
Tales from an Apartment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
From the author of "Fleshbags" and "The Ghost Toucher comes 9 tales to scare, tantalize, puzzle, and make you laugh. Through different times and realities, see how the people change within the same four walls.
Goner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Horror » General
Terence is all alone in his hometown in the midst of the zombie apocalypse. But he's a loner and that suits him just fine. But when he traps the reanimated corpse of his ex-girlfriend he vows to get to the bottom of the mystery as to why she's there and not hundreds of miles away with her family. He discovers a thriving survivor community, but something worse than he could have guessed.
The Best Night of the Year
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
2 tales of Halloween terror from the author of Fleshbags. Two police officers make a routine yearly stop and get a treat that will last them the rest of their lives. A man trying to bond with his stepson while trick-or-treating welcomes a lone child to join them. But some costumes are better disguises than others.
Fleshbags
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
They're just trying to get away. A father fighting to get to his daughter. A husband and wife checking on a neighbor. A nurse who wants to go home. An ex-con who just wants to get out of the city. And the cop who's trying keep control.
I, Keveny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Keveny is dead. But even at the onset of the zombie uprising that's difficult. Straddling between the realm of the living and the dead, he's tethered to his reanimated corpse as it eats its way across the countryside. Somewhere out there his girlfriend may not be safe, but is there still enough time to save her?
The Ghost Toucher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Two men attempt to find the host of the Network's number one show, a cross between Medium and Jackass. But they find themselves the targets of several 'others' on their journey and discover they know each other a lot better than they would've guessed.
The Beggar's Bowl
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Two men, a fence and a thief, get together to reminisce about the thief's latest conquest, a young African woman. But their relaxing evening is about to be interrupted.
30 Minute Plan
Price: Free! Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
Near the dusk of the zombie apocalypse, a group of survivors find curious results after an experiment with the dead. One soldier amongst them vows to go to extremes to save his comrade, but finds that even the dead can change.
Goners 2: Left to Die
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
5 new short stories hot on the heels of Goners published last year! Join Leo and Carl as they make 1 last stop on Halloween, a township supervisor's wife as she investigates her first husband's disappearance, a roommate who attempts to help his friend exorcise his wife, a lovesick wife who gets rebuffed by her husband for the last time and a mother who tells her son an autobiographical fairy tale!
Goners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Razorline Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
From the author of The Ghost Toucher. Meet Murray, a man whose superstition is about to ruin his dream business, Terence, a loner in a post-apocalyptic city on the eve of the end of man, an employee who realizes the office place is being run by idiots of a most dangerous variety, a magician whose trade is about to become surreal, and a couple who are about to get serious on a cross-state car ride.

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