Short Story Sunday: School Night (and a poll)

Short Story Sunday: School Night (and a poll)

This week I have an excerpt from a novel I started AND a poll. Would you read this book? Yes, this is a rough rough draft but if I polished it up… By the way, this isn’t a Vampire story. School Night Advanced Physics. Dr. Jackson Bartello Tom looked at the white board relieved he … Continue reading

Vampire Diary: Music to My Ears (Broken Record Edition)

Vampire Diary: Music to My Ears (Broken Record Edition)

Dear Diary, When one is imprisoned in a crypt for three hundred years one misses out on a lot of things. The past three hundred years went fast and were full of wonders which I missed being hellishly locked in a dark damp coffin inside of an ivy covered crypt. I hate ivy. There is … Continue reading

Keeping it Real (When you’re a Vampire and a Parent)

Keeping it Real (When you’re a Vampire and a Parent)

“You can hide yourself away. Wrap yourself in a cocoon of spider webs and blood, and let yourself fester and dry up for years and become a husk, or you can move forward. Hiding is easy. But Vampires who hide get lost, or never wake up, or, or, or, or, are so completely out of … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Baker Beach

Short Story Sunday: Baker Beach

Some of you might have read this one before – I’ll have a brand new story next week. It is Easter today so I’m giving you this little egg of a story to crack – full of surprise, humor, love, and everyday adventure. Have fun. Baker Beach Max heard the Nessun dorma ringtone and groaned. … Continue reading

SHORT FILM SATURDAY: FOOL’S DAY (2013)

A fourth grade class decides to pull an April Fool’s Day prank on their teacher. What could possibly go wrong? Directed by Cody Blue Snider. Written by Cody Blue Snider, Shane Snider. Starring Mitchell Jarvis, Kathy Searle, Liam Foley. Filmed in the United States. Nineteen minutes and fourteen seconds. I present to one of the…

The Titanic and Vampire Maman – Shared Connections

The Titanic and Vampire Maman – Shared Connections

This morning my eldest brother Max gave my son Garrett his Patek Philippe & Cie Gold Chronometro Gondolo Pocket Watch. The watch isn’t working, even though it is a magnificent time piece. The time had stopped at 2:48. That was when the icy waters of the Atlantic finally got to the inside pocket of Max’s jacket … Continue reading