Vampires

October is an ideal month to talk about vampires. The lore of vampirism is millennia old, as even the Mesopotamians and Ancient Greeks and Romans had versions of their own kind of vampire. Yet the vampire as we know them today is mostly built around the stories from southeastern Europe in the early 18th century. Bram Stoker popularized this humanoid creature with his novel Dracula, and since then the notion of the vampire has caught our imaginations. They sometimes appear han

Short Stories

You may or may not know, but I've had two stories published in the last month. The first, "Red: Mercenary for Hire," is a twisted fairy tale written for the Fairy Tales and Folklore Re-imagined anthology by Between the Lines Press. I've read the first fiftyish pages and the short stories are so imaginative and the poetry is beautifully written. I definitely recommend this book for nearly 500 pages of wonderful storytelling. Who's afraid of the big, bad werewolf? Not you when