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Story set up help? Answered

   Okay, I am in the process of writing a story.  It is an action/adventure story involving zombies.  I need to find a place in the US with a high population and is not too too close to water.  Any ideas?  This will be the initial starting point for the main character.



Best Answer 8 years ago

Phoenix? Las Vegas? Salt Lake City? (oops, no - they have that big ol' lake :)

Or Tuscon? El Paso? Boise, ID? or Bakersfield, CA (I've been there - there ain't no water anywhere)?

A lot of places in the western US with rivers marked on the map only have enough water to speak of in those rivers for part of the year - in some places only during flash floods. Maybe you could work that into your story somehow?

Thanks for giving me "Best Answer"! :)

You don't live in the US then?


No, I do live here, I just am not the greatest at geography...

New Jersey perhaps? Or... Another idea, have a zombie outbreak in the middle of the ocean, on a cruise. :D

Always choose something interesting, hook your readers, stray from the obvious. Good luck!

The ocean cruise thing would be good for a horror movie...

The Dallas/Fort Worth makes a good setting.

Somewhere in Texas?