pride and prejudice and zombies

August 21, 2009

Mr. Darcy, Vampyre

In Sunday’s Snips and Clips I mentioned picking up Mr. Darcy, Vampyre and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. I have always been a firm believer in don’t knock it until you tried it. So I started reading Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange and it was slow going at first. Pride and Prejudice: The Dark Sequel The novel is based on the premise that Fitzwilliam Darcy, the hero of Pride and Prejudice is also a vampyre. That’s obvious from the title. The book begins with Elizabeth Bennett’s wedding to Mr. Darcy a joint venture as her sister Jane is marrying […]
August 16, 2009

Sunday Snips and Clips: Back to School

Can summer really be over here? Yes, yes it is. Yesterday morning, I took my daughter to orientation. She’s officially back to school tomorrow morning. While she is not thrilled, I am definitely looking forward to getting 8 full time hours back to myself every day. First up on my agenda: finish Hel’s Belle. So look for some updates on that. I’m also waiting on line edits for Prime Evil. I expect them any day now, I imagine that’s going to keep me pretty busy, too. It’s a great kind of busy in my book. Win Sookie Stackhouse Books Book […]
August 13, 2009

Modern Zombie Rampage

I have never been a fan of the modern zombie rampage or even the neo-goth zombie fetish of the 60s, 70s and 80s. It seems, however, like their upper-crust undead cousins the Vampires, that zombies are also here to stay. In an article I read on zombies and vampires in pop culture by John Timpane for The Philadelphia Inquirer, I was amazed by just how prevalent zombies are in our pop culture. Fallout of the Modern Zombie Rampage Most of the projects mentioned by Timpane are not ones I’m familiar with. I do know that as a necromancer, Anita Blake […]