Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Deid Bastards (or my descent into madness)

Zombies in Glasgow? It has already happened.

Last night I had an epiphany, a moment when I realised what I needed to do to to get my as yet unfinished zombie book published.

Out goes my title The Waking Dead - not used to get sales off the back of the TV show The Walking Dead - although I wouldn't mind, but so called because experts dub my creatures that because they are literally dying and then waking up.

In comes Deid Bastards.

Well, what else would they call dead - deid - people who come back to life in Glasgow where the book is set?

Am I mad for the name change? Only time will tell.

I'll keep you posted on my progress, or inevitable retreat to a padded cell wearing an I-love-me-jacket with daily injections from Nurse Ratchet.


  1. Love it Deid Bastards is perfect :)

  2. At least someone doesn't think I'm deranged.

  3. Jennifer I've awarded you the Friendly Blogger award and the zombies don't matter...:-)

  4. I agree - that does sound like something Glaswegians might say if zombies walked through their city.


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