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Anne R. Allen's Blog

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Anne writes funny mysteries and how-to-books for writers. She also writes poetry and short stories on occasion. Oh, yes, and she blogs. She's a contributor to Writer's Digest and the Novel and Short Story Writer's Market for 2016. 

Her bestselling Camilla Randall Mystery Series features perennially down-on-her-luck former socialite Camilla Randall—who is a magnet for murder, mayhem and Mr. Wrong, but always solves the mystery in her quirky, but oh-so-polite way.

Anne lives on the Central Coast of California, near San Luis Obispo, the town Oprah called "The Happiest City in America."


Anne blogs at Anne R. Allen's Blog...with Ruth Harris 
and at Anne R. Allen's Books

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Zombies, Steampunk AND the Apocalypse--how can they go wrong?

OK, this zombie thing is getting out of hand. Publisher’s Lunch just announced that Ballantine is coming out with, “a post-apocalyptic, neo-Victorian steampunk zombie novel in which a girl…falls in love with a rather sweet zombie boy.”

OK—A steampunk Twilight with zombies—and megadeath.

Can you wait for Harry Potter and the Clockwork Half-Zombie Prisoner of the Apocalypse?

Maybe we can bring back chick lit with A Shopaholic Zombie’s Guide to Bustle-Shopping and Scavenging? Or Bridget Jones’ Zombie-Zeppelin: the Edge of Extinction? Arrgghh.

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4 Comments:

Blogger DOT said...

Damn! You just revealed two of the titles I am currently working on. That and Robo Romeo and Judder Juliet - the Afterlife.

November 25, 2009 at 12:26 AM  
Blogger CKHB said...

Hey, look! It's too much of a good thing.

November 25, 2009 at 6:53 AM  
Blogger Emily Cross said...

LOL! Personally i don't think zombies could ever be 'vampires' but this is funny!

and scary!

November 25, 2009 at 8:19 AM  
Blogger Diana Paz said...

I don't know if I could get past the whole, "his flesh is rotting off his face" thing, but that's just me.

November 28, 2009 at 11:27 AM  

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