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Attack of the Unseen Evil

September threw itself at our household with hurricane strength. While the wind and rain trashed Haiti and the U.S.’s lower southeast, evil peppered  my New Orleans home in the form of my mother’s surprise cancer diagnosis, my uncle’s death, and a ratcheting up of tantrums from my children that makes me consider constructing a panic room over my heat-shriveled garden. 1,197 more words

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Werewolf Myths and Legends of France

We take a detour from my regular fiction posts to reflect on different werewolf legends and myths from the French region of Europe. Instead of being called “werewolves” which is more of an English/German term, they were called Loup-Garou, which in literal translation is Wolf-Man. 1,403 more words

Werewolf Stories

The Best of Man, The Best of Beasts

Blood and Chocolate

This is my world and these are my people.”

Like countless novels before it Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause was used as “inspiration” for the identically named movie released in 2007. 1,003 more words

Fiction

Werewolves in Yorkshire: Ee bah gum !

I have written a good deal, some would say too much, about the monsters which terrorized France between 1500 and the end of the nineteenth century. 1,450 more words

History

Night's Sorrow

And he howls

In memory

Of something he can’t quite remember

Yet

Can never forget

The echo filling the sky

In a way no other wolf… 59 more words

Poetry

Monster Monday: Loup-Garou

We all know about vampires and werewolves, or at least we think we do. The legends and myths that inspired these monsters are sometimes surprisingly different, but no less chilling. 230 more words

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