• Garething

    Genesis of the novels

    July 17, 2011 by Garething

    I watched a zombie movie back in early May of 2004. I cannot for the life of me remember which one it was. All I can remember now was that I was annoyed because some of the characters, despite living in this world where zombies had been around for years, kept doing really stupid things that got them killed. Why was it that they hadn't adapted to the new way of the world? I came to the conclusion that it was lazy writers who just wanted a gory bodycount.

    Two days later I started a story on my computer. It had no title, just an opening paragraph or five. I decided to go with a journal approach, telling the tale from the point of view of a nameless survivor who recorded the days events after they had happened. I decided that the charac…

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