Short Story Sunday: Captain Sandy and the Airship at the End of the World

Short Story Sunday: Captain Sandy and the Airship at the End of the World

Captain Sandy and the Airship at the End of the World The end of the world had come and gone a long time ago. Of course I wouldn’t dare remind Captain Sandy of that extraordinary fact. He stood in the basket of the airship, hands on the control, the tails of his jacket blowing in … Continue reading

A Modern Vampire Mom

A Modern Vampire Mom

After 10 years and almost 2,700 posts later I’m still blogging. Below is my very first Vampire Maman post. I haven’t become a viral parenting blog influencer. I don’t even think the term “influencer” was out there in 2012. Not being your typical “mommy blogger” I don’t wax and wane on the perks of self … Continue reading

Vampires Reflect On The Pandemic

Vampires Reflect On The Pandemic

Jake: When everything closed down it was a challenge. It isn’t like I could just run to the store. Sure I could get by on the bottled stuff, but it isn’t the same as fresh. I need that, you know, human interaction. Elizabeth: 2020 and 2021 proves that even if you’re the prettiest girl in … Continue reading

Tragically Seeking a Perfect Fantasy

Tragically Seeking a Perfect Fantasy

Sharing your weirdness is one thing. Not excepting the weirdness of others is another. One of Howard’s main faults was that he had a set-in-stone idea of what his life would be like with his two women. It would be his fantasy, exactly as he had planned it out. There would be set roles. There … Continue reading

If the Titanic had safely landed on April 16, 1912

If the Titanic had safely landed on April 16, 1912

April 16, 2012 is the is the day I started the blog Vampire Maman. It also would have been the anniversary of the docking of the Titanic in New York City, if the Titanic had docked. I have in my possession a curious bit of history. This one is real. Not fiction. It gave me … Continue reading

Morning in the Vineyard

Morning in the Vineyard

Morning at the Vineyard A story from Juliette Kings Andrew didn’t remember much when the door opened with blinding light waking him from his sleep, much less the voice that said “You aren’t dead.” “Of course I’m not dead.” Andrew lifted himself up on his elbow and looked around at the bedroom. “You were so … Continue reading