Vlad’s Vampire Diary: Bodice Ripping Fight Night

Vlad’s Vampire Diary: Bodice Ripping Fight Night

Dear Diary, Today is hot. It is one hundred and ten degrees fahrenheit. I am in Hell. Never before now have I been in such heat. I miss my cold castle. Even today I would deal with rats and damp stone walls rather than feeling I am being strapped to a stake and burned to … Continue reading

You Transfix Me Quite – Jane Eyre and Vampires

You Transfix Me Quite – Jane Eyre and Vampires

You Transfix Me Quite – Jane Eyre and Vampires Charlotte Bronte was brilliant. She created magic in a tough and most amazing woman named Jayne Eyre. Jane Eyre does not seek a man to rescue her. She doesn’t seek him to complete her. She doesn’t look to silly romance to make her life perfect. Jane … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: A Man Should Have What He Wants

Short Story Sunday: A Man Should Have What He Wants

Note: Welcome. I’m away today seeking cooler weather (under triple digit) so enjoy this “classic VM rerun.” A Man Should Have What He Wants A Nasty Little Vampire Story from Juliette aka Vampire Maman   A house full of books and the ghosts of what could have been. What can be. Oliver Thomas thought as he … Continue reading

Burning Question #19: Drinking Holes

Burning Question #19: Drinking Holes

This week’s burning question is from the smart and beautiful Jessica, a young Vampire who jets sets between Las Vegas and New York. Thanks Jessica! Straws have been in the news lately. I’m talking drinking straws here. Some countries are banning plastic straws. I remember when straws were all paper. At home we have reusable … Continue reading

A Vampire’s Guide to Friday the 13th

A Vampire’s Guide to Friday the 13th

Many people believe the negative origin of “Friday the 13th” comes from the demise of the Knights Templar on Friday the 13th. Some say the roots are more ancient, perhaps connected to the Last Supper or maybe even earlier events. I’m not superstitious and generally have little or no patience with superstitions. Or as my … Continue reading