The real secret of writing is asking questions. So, alright, you have someone entering a building. Full stop. Time to ask questions. Who is entering the building?
I’ve been wanting to read a good story about witches that was not a comedy nor modern for a long time.
I’ve been asked a number of times where I get my story ideas, and the best answer I can come up with is mythology. Most of my stories have a mythological flavor to them, I think. Yet I have rarely focused on the more popular mythologies.
What modern audiences, living sheltered lives, preoccupied with escapist entertainment, and only capable of relieving boredom through sexuality and the grotesque, fail to understand about the origins of both the werewolf and vampire myths is that these were never projections of desire but of fear.
A few days ago, I got to talking with some friends about vampires; namely, about how they are portrayed in modern fiction. What really stood out–at least to how we were seeing it–was how the vampire went from pure monster to Romantic Sexual Hero