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DOG DAYS: CHAPTER 25

Dan found himself back at the grim bonfire. His father, Mr. Reto , and the Warg continued to feast. He scanned the horizon for an escape only to discover figures bolting across the bleached bone sand. 3,195 more words

Werewolves

Notes on Lycanthropy

“The word “lycanthropy” originally referred to a mental illness — a delusion of being a werewolf. Today, many people use “lycanthropy” to mean “the ability to transform into a wolf” and “lycanthrope” to mean “werewolf” (How Werewolves Work).” 338 more words

History

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

I’ve really loved Stiefvater’s other works. She allows the plot to unfold gently and organically and populates her worlds with a wide assortment of colorful characters. 345 more words

Romance

Mythology Behind the Werewolf

The idea of werewolves, vampires and other shapeshifters is big business in modern culture with films and books making liberal use of the concepts.  And rightly, so, there is something fascinating about the idea of man who can voluntarily or involuntarily transform into a supernatural being of great strength and speed.  1,177 more words

Cryptozoology

"L is for... Lycanthrope" (poem)

Lycanthropy,
Lycanthropy!
There’s a werewolf
Deep inside of me!

Hairy hands
And hairy toes
Where I lead
Wolfy goes!

Poetry

A Lycanthropic Easter

Okay, so we were going to talk about Easter, right? Yes, we were.

Easter was nice, to be honest. My brother (innerworld brother) came out just for the occasion. 502 more words

General Posts

"That Awkward Moment" in Horror: Part 1: Classic Horror, Sexuality and Dating

Horror is a genre rich in recycled concepts, cookie-cutter plots and trope-y character archetypes.  But if you wind things back to the classics, there was a time when horror was doing things for the first time.  1,424 more words

John Leavengood