Category Archives: memories

Hello from the Apocalypse

It was dark this morning when I woke up on the sofa. My husband came in around 8, while I was reading the news. I said, “It’s so dark this morning.” He said, “Have you seen the color of the … Continue reading

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How are you doing?

Wow. Three months ago, I was really excited about 2020. I was going to sell books at all the local comic cons this year, give my cemetery postcards talk at the Gravestone Studies conference in Texas, and finish a new … Continue reading

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Frank Langella’s Dracula

I discovered the novel of Dracula when I was 10. I was one of those kids who loved to watch black and white horror movies on TV on Saturday afternoons. One day my mom, a former English teacher who was … Continue reading

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Behind “Something in the Water”

When my kid was a toddler, we spent hours and hours in the Academy of Sciences while it was exiled from Golden Gate Park. The museum was temporarily housed in a big warehouse south of Market Street, where I could … Continue reading

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Behind “Elle a Vu un Loup”

My story “Elle a Vu un Loup” appeared in Weirdbook #40 at the end of last year. In the story, Alondra DeCourval travels to Mackinac Island to face a monster that has terrorized the close-knit community. You can check out … Continue reading

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