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body language study: worry over a novel object

In yesterday’s post, I casually mentioned that while Nala is a fairly agreeable and resilient creature, she’s also a little bit of a weirdo.

Yes: Nala is afraid of rocks. 608 more words


It’s Friday again, and you know what that means! It’s #FirstLineFriday, where I take the first one or two lines of a potential story, a story-in-progress, or a published story and post them here (and in one of the Facebook groups I belong to). 115 more words


REVIEW: Underground

There came a soft ‘crack’ from somewhere at the back of the carriage. It was shadowed by a scent in the air, an insidious mingling of charcoal and oil. 961 more words


Wards Against Monsters

My love of horror was destined from the moment my mom saw six-year-old me sneak-watching a horror film with from the hallway. “Deborah! You’re not supposed to be watching this! 725 more words


Review: "Prince Lestat" by Anne Rice

My crazy, busy life finally gave me time to read the continuation of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles, so I downloaded it to my Kindle at the first opportunity and started reading. 632 more words



It’s Friday again, which means it’s #FirstLineFriday! This is when I post the first or first two sentences of a current work, a work-in-progress, or a potential work. 101 more words


My First Tarot Reading

For a while now I’ve been wanting to try Tarot. Not because I actually believe in the ability of the cards to actually tell me my future (I’m a bit more skeptical of fortune-telling than most people would think), but because as a horror writer I have a few story ideas where the Tarot is either a central part of the story or comes up once or twice, so I want to be sure I know what I’m talking about before I start writing. 895 more words