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Book Review: Fangtastic by Lucienne Diver

(Article first published as Book Review: Fangtastic by Lucienne Diver on Blogcritics.) Gina Covella, the Macy’s-worshipping teen fashionista from Ohio turned vampire after an imprudent neck-nibbling, is back for a third adventure, and it’s a delight. Author Lucienne Diver improves … Continue reading

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vampire community chat

November 2009 Global Vampire Community Discussion Hosted By Voices of the Vampire Community (VVC) Global Vampire Community Discussion on Sunday, November 29, 2009 @ 7:00 PM Eastern US/ET (11:00 PM GMT). If you need assistance with time conversions refer to: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dark Road Rising by P.N. Elrod

The field of 21st century vampire fiction is crammed with prolific and enthusiastic authors, most of them female and nearly all of them having published their first vampire story after the year 2000. Every one of them owes a large … Continue reading

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VVC Organizational Statement

The purpose of the Voices of the Vampire Community (VVC) is to develop friendly relations among the various Houses, Covens, Orders, organizations, and individual leaders of the vampire community; to encourage cooperation in solving community related problems and in promoting … Continue reading

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Anti-Vampire Hate Speech in Pittsburgh

On September 14, 2008, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review published an op-ed piece titled, Don’t let your children grow up to be…” by an anonymous writer identified only with the explanation, “Dateline D.C. is written by a Washington-based British journalist and political … Continue reading

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I guess pigs are flying!

In this post on March 10, I reported on a snide remark made against “vampire chat rooms” in the “Annie’s Mailbox” advice column. I sent the columnists an e-mail, and so did a number of people I know, although many … Continue reading

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Baby vampires and disturbed grown-ups

I read a number of vampiric community messageboards. Several of them include a forum for “troll baiting.” Posts made by abusive, or clueless, individuals are moved to this forum and other members of the board are given free rein to … Continue reading

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Fun With Search Engines…

For a multiplicity of reasons, I’ve been running a lot of tests on search engine results. Last night, just out of curiosity to see what actually got the best Google rankings (at least at that moment in time), I did … Continue reading

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