Category Archives: vampire movies

Tears for Feeling Better and Loving the Writing

I’ve been ill for three weeks and going to work each day at the day job and coming home to write a few words and collapse into bed.  I was beginning to think I would never get better.  But my … Continue reading

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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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