The First 500 Words

Dearest lovelies, NaNoWriMo is going very well indeed. It’s been a LONG time since I actually finished a novel but this one is going well. I have a solid outline that’s expanding nicely into prose, on par with the goals of NaNoWriMo despite the fact that...

Through the Looking Glass

I spent the last weekend at World Fantasy Convention, my first ever professional convention for writers and using the word magical to describe it would hardly be exaggerating. I never quite understood the fascination with celebrities. When I see celebrity gossip, I...

Baturday: Blood! Blood!

We come at last to the Vampire Bat. As it turns out, there are three different species of vampire bat; one that preys on mammals and two that prey on birds. And they do drink blood. They hunt by landing somewhere close to their prey animal then find a warm spot so...