This is a guest blog post I did for Armand Rosamilia the same day I ran my interview with him. In it, I talk about zombie fiction and why it does not get the same attention as vampires.
I’ll be over at Matt Moore’s blog today – https://mattmoorewrites.wordpress.com/ – and he’s here on mine… crazy world we live in, right? Anyway, pull up a chair and learn more about, well, Moore…
Zombies don’t get their fair share of attention. Vampires, werewolves and Frankenstein’s monster have had the Hollywood treatment. And while we zombie fans have The Walking Dead, vampires have had Buffy, Angel, Dark Shadows, Forever Knight, Vampire Diaries, Tru Blood and more on TV. Aside from World War Z, what’s the last zombie bestseller you can name?
Why the short end?
Vampires can be brutal or sparkly; monstrous or brooding, tragic figures. They can be whatever your need them to be. And werewolves have self-loathing built in—from The Howling to Michael’s Jackson’s “Thriller” video.
Zombies don’t have that complexity. They’re just ruthlessly violent. The only variation is fast or slow, and Romero Rules…
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