Zombie Bites

#TheStoryBehind: Love Is a Verb

by Grayson Bray Morris ⋅ 2020

(Read the story first, if you haven’t yet.)

This story sparked a range of responses from my writing group, including one person who thought it felt melodramatic—which is understandable, because it throws two improbable deaths into one 750-word space. But as they say, truth is stranger than fiction. All these things really happened, and happened to me:

That murky process that roils and writhes deep in the writing heart spit them all up together one weekend. And when—almost two years later—the dust had settled, I saw why. And I finally had my title.