Author Archives: Carrie Harris

Commence Obsessive Countdown

Commence Obsessive Countdown

I get obsessed about a lot of things, but nothing quite approaches my Halloween obsession. Like, my son was supposed to be born in early November, but I forced him out on Halloween through SHEER WILL because I wanted my kid to have a Halloween birthday. I also wanted him to quit giving my spineContinue Reading

Zombie Theory 101: Prions

Zombie Theory 101: Prions

Last week, I took a brief hiatus to swim, sunburn, and get a little reading in. You can imagine my surprise when not one but two books I read referenced prions: DEARLY, DEPARTED by Lia Habel has prion-zombies, and LOSERS IN SPACE by John Barnes has a brain destroying drug that affects prions. (And bothContinue Reading

An Inside Look at First Round Edits

An Inside Look at First Round Edits

I’ll admit it: I still get a kick out of this whole publishing thing. I get an edit letter; I squeal. I get a cover; I squeal. I see it on a bookshelf; I squeal. I walk past random people on the street; I squeal and thrust signed bookmarks at them. I think you getContinue Reading

5 Professions That Will Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

5 Professions That Will Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

At our dinner table, we talk about things like zombie viruses and whether or not vampires like pizza. The other day, we were discussing the zombie apocalypse, and my kids were talking smack about my skill (or lack thereof) at our zombie shooting gallery. I was, they assured me, going to be toast. But IContinue Reading

Zombie Readalikes

Zombie Readalikes

There are a lot of things about being an author of zombie books that I didn’t expect. Like, one day, I got this random (but totally awesome) zombie sandwich t-shirt. I hadn’t ordered it, nor was there any note inside the package. It turned out that one of my blog buddies had sent it toContinue Reading

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