My name is Scott Scherr, part-time poet and fiction writer. I want to welcome all of you and thank you for giving my story a read.

Don’t Feed The Dark is an apocalyptic serial novel that I started posting back in the spring of 2014. It has since grown into a rather long work consisting of four completed novels (fifth one currently running) totaling more than 863,000 words so far, and 255 episodes online. In addition, there are currently three spin-off tales and an online talk show titled, After The Dark.

Some might call this a zombie story. But I assure you, it’s a lot more than that. I prefer to think of this as a character-driven survival story with all sorts of mysteries and monsters both within and without. For a more detailed synopsis of the first three books in this series, please click HERE. You can also find out where to purchase DFTD in paperback from there, if reading online isn’t your thing. Sorry, there are currently no ebooks or audiobooks available (and I really need to get on that).

For as long as it takes for me to complete this dark saga, I will always make it available to read for free online. You can click right here to start reading from the beginning, or simply refer to my sidebar for chapter links, spin-off stories, online interviews, reviews, etc. Also, to find out more about me, my various publications, or the latest DFTD updates or the new audio renditions narrated by Jerimiah Vega, refer to this sticky page or the tabs at the top of the home page.

For readers who are returning and want a refresher synopsis of the first four books in the series: The Living and the Dead (A Look Back… )

If you’ve been enjoying Don’t Feed The Dark, please help support the cause by liking it on facebook, following along on twitter, voting for it on topwebfiction (just click on the cat in the corner), writing reviews for it on Amazon or anywhere else it’s listed, or just by spreading the word via social media. Every little bit helps in getting this long dark tale known.

As always, thanks for reading. I hope to hear from you in the comments and that I might find some of you with me when this story eventually comes to an end.



New episodes every Monday and Thursday.

Don’t Feed The Dark Updates: 4/3/18

Don’t Feed The Dark Updates: 3/13/18


  1. nashmcgowan says:

    Keep up the great work Scott. I hope your holidays are awesome!


  2. Al says:

    Great read look forward to new chapters greatly appreciate your work.


  3. farrellsm77 says:

    Hello old friend! Not sure if you remember me by name, but we spent the first 4 years of our Navy careers together! Seems you are doing well! I am a huge fan of Zombie fiction and look forward to jumping into your story my friend!


    • sscherr says:

      Damn… Sean… is that you? Talk about a blast from the past. I remember those DDG-77 days. Yeah, I’ve been writing this little zombie story for a while now. Hope you enjoy it ;)


      • farrellsm77 says:

        Yeah bro! It’s me! Looks like you are doing well my friend!


      • farrellsm77 says:

        Oh yeah, I’m Facebook friends with Benedict, Floyd, Kirby, Chief Charles and Dray. We all wondered whatever happened to you. I’m happy to see you doing well old friend.


      • sscherr says:

        Man, I still remember all those guys. I replied to your message on facebook letting you know in a nut shell what I’ve been up to. We’ll have to catch up over there. Talk to you later ;)


  4. revfitz says:

    Hey Scott!
    I really enjoyed what I have read so far! Just wanted to let you know that my Impressions on it is up and can be found here: http://revfitz.com/day-three-dont-feed-dark/

    Liked by 1 person

    • sscherr says:

      Hey thanks, revfitz. I enjoyed the review and thanks for giving my serial a read. I completely agree with all those annoying tags at the top of my posts. I’ve been meaning to do something about them for a while… but I just got lazy…lol. Thanks again. I’ve placed a link to your challenge, as well as to your serial, up in my sticky post on my home page. Good luck on the challenge. I think it’s a great idea.


Comments? I love to read them

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s