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…

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…

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…

Shamed by Grumpy Cat

Testing…Testing…

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

Relatable

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

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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…

Inspiration

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

Sneak Peek from my Work in Progress

The following is a sneak peek from the chapter I was working on yesterday in Part 2 of Ma Chère Antoinne. The narrator in this chapter is my main character, Claire Marie, speaking to Sybill: I saw her put her elbow on the armrest…

Vampires in Pop Culture Feature: Forever Knight

IMDb’s listing for Forever Knight describes the show this way: “A drama about an 800 year old, angst ridden vampire who lives in present day Toronto as a homicide detective in an attempt to repay for his sins and regain his mortality, with the…