Sunday, March 31, 2013

Author Interview: The Zombie Story by MM Shelley





Little Blurb about yourself:
I have been writing since childhood and it’s a form of expression that I have always enjoyed. I enjoy traveling and I use the cities and places that I have been to as the backdrops of my stories because I like to share these places with others.

1. Who or what inspired you to become a writer?
My aunt Cecelia, she has filled my ears with such wonderful stories as I grew up and she always encouraged me with my own.

2. How long did it take you to write The Zombie Story?
It took me several months to work on The Zombie Story (The Chronicles of Orlando).

3. While writing how many times do you go back and rewrite a plot?
I create an outline first. I try to make my way through the first draft without going back to work on rewrites, but it doesn’t always work out that way.

4. You run into a bookstore, where do you go first?
The mystery section, sometimes though, I will wander over into the Romance section and pick up the new Julie Garwood or J.D. Robb.

5. How many books in a month do you tend to read?
About five or six and in a good month eight, I enjoy reading and I like to read not only YA, but other genres as well.

6. In all the books you've read. Who is your most favorite character and why?
Eve Dallas from the ‘In Death’ series by J.D. Robb, she is a very well written character with different tones and dimensions.

7. State 5 random facts about yourself.
1. Black Belt in Kung Fu Tai Shing Pek Kwar
2. Love researching my family Genealogy
3. I have four brothers
4. I enjoy oil painting, but don’t have the skill for it!
5. Love road trips!


8. Your favorite Genre?
Young Adult

9. What are you currently reading?
I’m currently reading Monster Island a Zombie Novel by David Wellington. So far I’ve found it to be a great zombie story filled with interesting and delightful characters. I’d say that this is my favorite because I like the take on the genre.


10. What is the best book you've read?
There are too many of them to list!

11. Any new projects coming up?
I’m working on the next book of my New Orleans Mystery series. Each book in this series is a stand alone story and I enjoy returning to these characters to check in on them.

Here’s your chance to market your book. Describe it. And why readers should pick it up?

The Zombie Story is a YA set in the city of Los Angeles and it follows Orlando Drake as he discovers he’s moved into a zombie infested city.
Unfolding on the streets of Los Angeles is a new breed of monster...
Orlando, fresh from the mid west, arrives at his new high school on his Harley Davidson.
All he wants is to make it through the day, and begin his training as a Zombie Hunter.
But someone has different plans for him.



The Zombie Story
By M.M. Shelley

The Zombie Story is the first novella in a young adult series.

Unfolding on the streets of Los Angeles is a new breed of monster...

Orlando, fresh from the mid west, arrives at his new high school on his Harley Davidson.

All he wants is to make it through the day, and begin his training as a Zombie Hunter.

But someone has different plans for him.


About the Author:

M.M. Shelley is a storyteller, word smith and dreamer. She has traveled the world extensively in search of the magic which is often overlooked in every day life. M.M. Shelley is a native of southern California, and a student of mythology from which she gets much inspiration. Visit M.M. Shelley: www.mmshelley.com

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