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Vampirism: myth or malady?

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Vampires have haunted our imaginations for centuries, from the gruesome, grotesque creatures of the original European folk tales to the dashing romantic heroes of today’s films and TV shows. Whether presented in folklore, movies, or books, vampires are portrayed with relatively similar traits. I’m sure you’re all somewhat familiar with the Transylvanian count Dracula. Characterized by pale skin, fangs, superhuman strength, and other supernatural abilities, a bite from Dracula has a mysterious fate: conversion to a vampire. Compare this to the Cullen family from Stephanie Meyer’s novels,The Twilight Series.They possess the same appearance and abilities, right? We have to ask: how did these traits come to be associated with these supernatural vampire creatures? Are these creatures of the undead real? No one seems ready tobury the idea yet, but it’s hard to argue that vampires have any basis in reality.

Vampires: just a myth?

The modern vampire…

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Book Review: The Nursery by Bill Thompson

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I acquired this book for free in exchange for a review via NetGalley and Ascendente Books, which is part of Smith Publicity.

The Nursery is the third instalment of Bill Thompson’s Bayou Hauntings series about two reporters, Callie Pilantro and Landry Drake, as they explore alleged haunted houses for their TV show.

The Nursery is about a house which has been empty for 50 years, until Jordan Blanchard moved in with his twin daughters. The girls are delighted to find the house equipped with a nursery full of toys and games. It was as if the house was waiting for them to arrive. However, Jordan realises there may be something else – something sinister – waiting for them in the house too.

I like the idea of a haunted nursery full of old toys and creepy dolls with unsettling, glazed stares  had hoped The Nursery would be a dark and…

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Looking To The Future

So, it has been a few weeks since I published Dawn of Eternity:Arising on Amazon, and I recently have found myself in an interesting place. I already had the second installment on the rails, with a lot of information taken as notes and a Pinterest board recording visual stimulation. As I was writing, I found… Continue reading Looking To The Future