One of the first vampire enthusiasts I found when I joined Twitter was Shonda Brock, so it’s an honor to have her write for Deadly Ever After! Shonda’s got a great blog full of vampire-rific posts. And you can follow her on Twitter.
Shonda Brock's insight:
"As a writer, what would I like to see done with vampires that hasn’t been done before? Excellent question!!!!!!!!!"
Long before vampires were glittering sex gods — back when we were deathly afraid of them — much of vampire lore was rooted in pre-industrial cultural ignorance of the physiology of death and decomposition.
Naturally, October is a special month for paranormal romance authors and readers.
There's a chill in the autumn breeze that blows the falling leaves. Night comes earlier and stays with us longer. The hairs on the backs of our necks become more receptive to any creepiness, and the darkness ripens our imaginations for vampires, werewolves, monsters and ghosts. In October, maybe, just maybe, they could exist.
Here's what's scheduled on shondabrock.com in honor of OCTOBER and HALLOWEEN.
Please welcome author of Desecrated Bonds, Rebecca Clare Smith, to Paranormal Wednesday.
Rebecca is an animal lover with a writing style that meanders between dystopian and urban. She lives by the seaside with her pragmatic other half and their cats in the lovely UK county of Yorkshire (where tea drinking is expected and dunking biscuits is mandatory).
Her first short story (a ménage of darkness, horror, and the paranormal), Desecrated Bonds, is available online in ebook form.
Please welcome author of The Sanctum Trilogy, Madhuri Blaylock, to Paranormal Wednesday.
Shonda Brock's insight:
I am a lawyer by day, writer and avid shoe and dress buyer at all other times. I live in Jersey City, but my heart remains firmly planted in Brooklyn via Snellville, Georgia. My husband, Henry, is also a lawyer, and only a lawyer because he actually likes being a lawyer (go figure), probably always wanted to be a lawyer and is really, really good at all things lawyerly. He's also pretty hot.
Watch out, Klaus, because Elijah is back in a major way on this week's episode of The Originals. Now that he's out of the coffin, Elijah takes matters into his own hands with Hayley, as well as solving one of Klaus's biggest witch problems.
Though it may seem like interest in supernatural dramas is dying down, The CW is hoping to keep loyal viewers attached to the world of vampires with its latest premiere, “The Originals.” Viewers first got a look into the world of the original...