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Book Review - The Blood and the Raven by John Hennessy

The vampire genre is an interesting one. It’s gone all the way from completely hokey (sparkling vampires) to entertaining (New Orleans) to downright scary (Jack Crow). 450 more words


Short Story Sunday: The Child

The Child (A Short Unspectacular Vampire Story)

“I don’t get them at all. What is it about the obsession with things like Proust and his stupid cookie or that German guy who kept shoving his cat into a box then pondering if it was dead or alive. 1,057 more words


Review: The Society of S by Susan Hubbard

Why Food Network is Popular Despite the Terrible Hosts

With the exception, maybe, of a really rare steak, your food doesn’t talk back to you. But for Ari, the narrator in… 681 more words


Evolution of Sleep: The inner turmoil of the Vampire on Eldergrey Lane

… and allow me to describe to you the deceptive nature of my suspended consciousness.

It is a discomforting time …those moments approaching sleep spent lying in a state of delirium and insomnia … the day has ended and I am no closer to my last. 757 more words

Short Stories

Flash Fiction: An exercise in POV

Earlier this week, I had a post about describing places in your character’s words.

Here is a mini-flash fiction from three POVs. The scenario, the summoning of three immortals, to a well-to-do house on a bay overlooking Sydney Harbour. 278 more words

Flash Fiction



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Irish horror film begins in the rural countryside where a farmer (Gerry O’Brien) is doing an excavation and unearths what appears to to be the corpse of something humanoid buried beneath the ground. 423 more words

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“I know you…”

I was repeating myself; in my mind, with my voice.

I was saying, “I know you, I know you,” mentally screaming, “I know you!” and I did, I knew her. 1,235 more words