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Dead Post Bumper

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First published in "More Stories from the Twilight Zone" edited by Carol Serling.

Elliot knew the world would not end in 2012. But his wife thought it would, so on the morning of December 21st, 2012, Elliot went out for a drive to avoid her.

And found himself in the Twilight Zone.

Bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith has written more than one hundred popular novels and hundreds of published short stories. Numbers of his stories besides this one have appeared in various aspects of different Twilight Zone publications. He originally sold two stories to the Twilight Zone Magazine but both ended up in the sister magazine Night Cry. He also had a story in the first Twilight Zone anthology.

He writes under many pen names and has also ghosted for a number of top bestselling writers.

Dean has also written books and comics for all three major comic book companies, Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse, and has done scripts for Hollywood. One movie was actually made.

Over his career he has also been an editor and publisher, first at Pulphouse Publishing, then for VB Tech Journal, then for Pocket Books. He is now an executive editor for Fiction River.

Currently, he is writing thrillers and mystery novels under another name.

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