Month: April 2013

Ma Chère Antoinne Novel Location Clues

Vampires in Pop Culture Feature: Moonlight

Moonlight was only on for one season in 2007-2008, but what a season it was. Five years later, I still miss it, and the show still holds up even with time. Private detective Mick St. John (Alex O’Loughlin) was smouldering in every scene and… Continue Reading “Vampires in Pop Culture Feature: Moonlight”

Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mystery Series: Why Spoilers are Jerks

I’ve been a Sookie fan from Book One. Some might say I’m a rabid fan. Fans have been divided into teams: Team Bill Team Alcide Team Eric Team Quinn Team Sam The HBO True Blood series only fanned the flames of those factions, with… Continue Reading “Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mystery Series: Why Spoilers are Jerks”

My Plot is Doing Double Dutch

I’m driving myself crazy. I have my outline. I’ve planned out my chapters. I know exactly what is supposed to happen. I can envision the scene in my mind like a movie. I’ve done my prewriting. But when I get to my computer, I… Continue Reading “My Plot is Doing Double Dutch”

Shamed by Grumpy Cat


I’m trying out new content management sites for myself.


The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible. – Nabakov

New account on Storify! Check it out!

[View the story “About Me” on Storify]

Vampires in Pop Culture Feature: The Vampyre

Vampires have been a part of human mythology since before recorded history. However, they were generally shown as inhuman, ravenous monsters rather than the more mysterious and sexualized creatures of the night as we think of them today. That change is due in large… Continue Reading “Vampires in Pop Culture Feature: The Vampyre”


“The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.” ~ Neil Gaiman