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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

#FirstLineFriday

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

Writing

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

Review

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

Life

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

Writing

#FirstLineFriday

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

Writing

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

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