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09 April 2014 @ 05:27 pm
Got a routine mission for you today  

So, you all know by now that I’m a huge fan of Zombies, Run! right? That app that’s been keeping me running (or, this month, getting me back to running) by (in theory) giving me something to run from while (actually) making me want to know what happens next so badly I have no choice but to run? That app that I first downloaded because I thought it was had clever gimmick but kept playing because it’s really well written and has all sorts of cool and compelling story things going on? That app I geek out about to pretty much anyone who will stand still long enough to listen?

Yeah, that app.

Well, season 3 starts up this month, and I can finally tell you that …

… I wrote a guest episode!

I had so much fun writing this, you have no idea. It turns out writing about running from zombies is as much fun as actually running from zombies. Who knew? And the thought of other Runner 5s getting to run to it just fills me with glee.

I won’t say anything else now, except that I was a Girl Scout for 12 years and a Girl Scout leader for 8 years and these things just might have had a … teeny tiny bit of influence on the episode.

Mirrored from Janni Lee Simner / Desert Dispatches.

some guy named Larry: La!lnhammer on April 10th, 2014 12:36 am (UTC)
Rachel M Brownrachelmanija on April 10th, 2014 01:38 am (UTC)
Janni Lee Simner: Spirited Awayjanni on April 10th, 2014 09:56 pm (UTC)
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Janni Lee Simner: Spirited Awayjanni on April 10th, 2014 09:56 pm (UTC)
It works pretty well as a walking app, too. Not so sure about rowing. :-)

(Though there is a side mission I've not run yet called "Zombies, Row!")
Emma Bull: Zombies! Run!coffeeem on April 10th, 2014 10:29 am (UTC)
Yes! What with you and Bear (and the usual suspects, of course), I'm looking forward to some good runs!
Janni Lee Simner: Spirited Awayjanni on April 10th, 2014 09:57 pm (UTC)
The thought of my words being run to is kind of the Best Thing Ever.