Speculating Canada on Trent Radio Episode 29: A Discussion of Vampires and Adaptation with Amy Jane Vosper

In this episode of Speculating Canada on Trent Radio, I am joined in the studio by horror scholar Amy Jane Vosper as we discuss the figure of the vampire! 233 more words


The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

After Tana wakes up to a house full of dead friends, an ex boyfriend tied to the bed, a basement filled with hungry/angry vampires, and a chained vampire who saves her, she does the completely irrational. 65 more words


Book Review: Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine Harris. (Book 1 of the Sookie Stackhouse series 2001).

Originally before writing this review I had begun this series after purchasing “True Blood Omnibus”, which contained the first three novels of the series. After re-hashing the beginning of this post several times, I realized why I was having such a  difficult time writing. 520 more words

Book Review

Harrison, Kim. The Witch with No Name.

NY: Harper, 2014.

This sort-of alternate history series about witches and vampires and demons and pixies and weres and fairies and gargoyles and banshees and trolls and elves — all of whom are “people” — has had me hooked for thirteen volumes now, and it’s finally all winding down to the final curtain. 550 more words

Character Study

Waiting for daggers

Like a vampire you sucked the life
Out of me, and with a swift move
You ripped my heart out
Before I could die a slow and painful… 58 more words


I'm turning into a Vampire

Travelling to a meeting the other day (complete with spf 20 makeup on) I thought what a lovely winters day it was, then right out of the blue I felt a soaring pain in my cheek.   231 more words