Category Archives: vampire movies

Meeting Charlaine Harris

At the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention, you may have heard that all my technology failed me so I don’t have a photograph of this event.  This photo is from Charlaine Harris’s page on Goodreads. Here is her website: http://charlaineharris.com/ I went … Continue reading

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A Memoir: When I met Maurice Sendak by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I was at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Connecticut. They are featuring a Maurice Sendak exhibit and events. http://nbmaa.org/  It brought back memories. In the late 1970s, I was an undergraduate student at the University of … Continue reading

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How Paranormal Are You?

Every year I give this little quiz.  The questions always change so no one can cheat, and you simply cannot study for it.  No worries.  We’re just having a bit of fun.  Circle one answer per question. How Paranormal Are … Continue reading

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When Love is Mysterious

When love is mysterious there’s an additional appeal.   There are loads of heroes who fit the mysterious bill.  Let’s go over some categories. Outcasts/expatriots who are trying to lay low/Bad boy businessmen who are unconventional: I think most people will agree … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs, Part 8 – When The Family Helps with Research

Somewhere along the way in writing my vampire series, my family, and in particular, my husband decided to help me with my quest to know all things vampire.One of my daughters focused on books and that why I have THE … Continue reading

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Contest & Taking A Long-Toothed View of Vampire Fiction by Inanna Arthen

I can still recall the very first vampire movie I ever saw. I was twelve years old, and the movie was a heavily edited version of Hammer Films’ The Brides of Dracula. I know it was heavily edited because it … Continue reading

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A Great Week, True Blood & Vampire Awareness Month

Okay, I keep finding out great things.  Yesterday was National Chocolate Day and National Mac and Cheese Day.  They both deserve a month.  Don’t you think so? It’s also Vampire Awareness Month.   Now what does that mean?  I’m willing to … Continue reading

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Walking in the Footsteps of Twilight

Today we have with us the intrepid adventurer Cera C.  She has just returned from Forks, Washington.  Twilighters know exactly what I’m talking about.  Before talk to Cera, let’s get in the mood. Click on photos to make them bigger. … Continue reading

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Having Fun Yet?

It’s important in every life to have some fun. Writers can be obsessive about work, especially at the beginning of your career. I know all about that. I write almost every breathing moment. Tuesday I had to make an exception … Continue reading

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Fun with Vampires

My husband thought it would amuse me to watch a documentary on vampire movies. He was right. Here’s my take on some of the vampire movies. I tend to like the movies where the vampires have interesting personalities. If you … Continue reading

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