Category Archives: There’s No Such Thing as Vampires

“It’s a dark fantasy/horror/urban fantasy/science fictiony thing…”

So, here’s something that keeps irritating me — I just haven’t gotten around to whinging about it yet. What freaking genre am I writing in? Early on, I always thought of There’s No Such Thing as Vampires as horror. No question, hands down, it’s horror. Right? Then someone else casually dropped the words “urban fantasy” into my delicate ears, and

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Things I would/n’t want to read.

Occasionally, I find myself hesitating before I write something. I wonder if it’s too much description — or not enough description. If it fits. If it’s necessary. If the reader really needs to be bothered by it. Generally, I think it depends on your writing style. If you write hyper-realistic stories, and that’s what your readers expect from you, then

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