On Behalf of Neglected Night Creatures

LamiaIt’s not that I hate vampires and zombies.

Like many fans of dark fiction, I was once seduced by Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Le Fanu’s Carmilla and Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire. I watched all of Buffy and some of Angel. The first season of True Blood was intriguing, as was its premise, though the show quickly wore thin. I still consider Norman Partridge’s ‘Apotropaics’ (Subterranean, 2008) one of the most refreshing uses of vampire lore in short fiction.

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1 comment

    • Jeff Coffield on February 13, 2013 at 9:49 pm
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    Excellent article Lisa. I learned quite a bot from it.

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