Lonnie Colson


Lonnie Colson has been writing since grade school, though never in cursive. He lives in Texas with his wife and children. A lifelong medieval history enthusiast, Lonnie enjoys the knightly pursuits of jousting, hunting, and sword fighting.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you get the idea for your latest novel?
I never imagined myself becoming an author let alone a writer of fantasy horror. While doing tons more research than actual writing on a historical fiction project, I needed a break. I decided to write a battle scene between men-at-arms and zombies just for the fun of it. The next thing I knew, I had close to a hundred pages, and it just kept pouring out. The Second Great Mortality was born. I was surprised by where the story led me.
What is your writing process?
I visualize the story as if I were watching a movie and simply describe the action as it takes place in my head.
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The Second Great Mortality
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Knyghtly Armes. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
1436. Sir Richard de Colleville and his hunting party are viciously attacked by a stranger bearing the unmistakable signs of Plague. Fear gives way to unspeakable horror once the true nature of this Pestilence is revealed. The Second Great Mortality offers a fresh take on the modern zombie story by taking the reader back to Medieval England.

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