Monthly Archives: May 2010

BEA 2010

TweetI am at BookExpo America today and tomorrow, so if you’re there, feel free to say hi! That is, if you can find me in the surging maelstrom of publishing and bookselling folks. My publisher, Harlequin, will be in booths … Continue reading

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Top Three Things to Do At BEA

TweetI leave for BookExpo America 2010 this afternoon, so thought it would a good day to post my top three things to do at BEA. This is my first trip to BEA, so these are sort of theoretical, but from … Continue reading

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A Little History With Those Vampires, Ma’am?

TweetI absolutely adore historical fantasy, and that carries over to vampire novels that happen to be historical fantasy.Moonshine by Alaya Johnson just came out this month; I was fortunate enough to receive an advance copy in April, due to running … Continue reading

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"The Metamorphoses of a Vampire," Charles Baudelaire

TweetThe Metamorphoses of a Vampire Meanwhile, from her red mouth the woman, in husky tones,Twisting her body like a serpent upon hot stonesAnd straining her white breasts from their imprisonment,Let fall these words, as potent as a heavy scent:“My lips … Continue reading

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Non-European Vampire Linkgasm

TweetIn keeping with my run of guest posts on vampires, this is a special edition of Linkgasm focusing on our bloodsucking (and lifesucking) friends outside of Europe. Vikram and the Vampire, translated by Richard R. Burton (1870). More about the … Continue reading

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Suzy McKee Charnas – Guest Post

TweetPlease welcome my guest, one of my favorite writers ever, Suzy McKee Charnas! # Delighted to be invited here — since I’m just fresh off a new vampire story, and, er, “sparkling” with stuff to say! I’ll be be on … Continue reading

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"Cold, Brooding and Dead" – Cate Hart – Guest Post

TweetPlease welcome my guest, Cate Hart, blogging on some of her favorite vampires in movies and books. # Cold, Brooding and Dead: Vampires and Why We Love ‘Em I think I can pinpoint when my love of vampire stories began. … Continue reading

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Gemma Files, "Everything Old is New Again" – Guest Post

TweetPlease welcome my guest, Gemma Files! # Everything Old is New AgainBy Gemma Files Back when I was a kid, in much the same way that I would have been utterly startled to be told that even an incredibly mainstreamed … Continue reading

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"Not Your Grandma’s Vampires" – M.K. Mancos – Guest Blog

TweetPlease welcome my guest, M.K. Mancos! # Not Your Grandma’s VampiresBy MK Mancos Since childhood, I’ve loved the idea of vampires. I sat in front of the television in glazed-eyed wonder as the Universal Monsters wreaked havoc on mankind. Bela … Continue reading

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Lydia Parks – Guest Post

TweetPlease welcome my guest, Lydia Parks! # Thank you, Vickie, for inviting me to be your guest. I’m thrilled to be here, even if only virtually. I know readers and aspiring authors like to hear how published authors got started. … Continue reading

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