Posts Tagged ‘vampires’

Links: Exorcists, Vampires, Shamans, and the New Gothic

So many links, so little time to comment. Pick one, two, or three of these to read. Mix and match. Fill your plate. Come back for more. • Sexy vampires threaten Catholic youth, thus encouraging — you guessed it — “dabbling.” • Witchy craft: I am building these. • Another interesting article on the revival […]

Vampires and the Big Blue Marble

I shared a cabin with Margot Adler and some other presenters at the Florida Pagan Gathering four years ago. At that point she had read about seventy vampire novels and was still going strong, looking for the answer to the question, “Why do literary vampires fascinate us?” Now she thinks she knows: Every age embraces […]

Hogwarts for Vampires

Maybe if I had a bookish teenage daughter I would know this, but the boarding-school-for-vampires (etc.) genre has exploded. Here is a typical cover blurb: Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir’s Academy, where one focuses on mastering […]

Teens, Vampires, and Seventeen magazine

If I were still teaching magazine writing, I would be sending students to this blog (which I found on Rod Dreher’s blog). What a great feature-writing idea, albeit in blog form. (Which all goes to show how publishing is changing, &c. &c., and I am glad not to have to be the one to explain […]