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“My intention was to anchor the vampire world to the prosaic world of humanity. I thought that would make a great contrast, and it’s the source of a lot of fun to me.” -Charlaine Harris

November 14, 2011

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New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris is no stranger to mystery, or the process of creating worlds.  With a career in writing that’s spanned over thirty years, she’s given us so many characters who — fantastic as they may seem — are ultimately grounded in true, raw, human nature; it’s impossible not to feel […]

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“…if there’s something I want to know about, I find a way. I’m not a fearful person and I hate missing opportunities. I love that line in the song about people saying I shouldn’t tempt fate, but I say that fate shouldn’t tempt me.” -Katherine Ramsland

August 20, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Katherine Ramsland: When author Katherine Ramsland takes you on a journey into places where few dare to tread, whether it be the dark recesses of the mind of a serial killer, or a subculture with a universe all its own, you know you’re in good hands.  With staggering credentials and a voracious enthusiasm […]

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“I hope that my reinterpretation of the vampire takes off and allows for others to do the same. I also hope that readers take away from my books the same ‘wow’ that I did when I read Anne Rice for the first time.” -Karen Dales

August 2, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Author Karen Dales: It’s important to begin by stressing the fact that you don’t meet people like Karen Dales every day.  Confident, intelligent, and never intimidated by her own success, Karen is an author who means to leave an impact — and does. In a post-Twilight era, Karen Dales is someone who has […]

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“When I first discovered Anne Rice’s vampire chronicles I was “bitten” by the lure of immortals and the fantasy of what it would be like to live forever.”

May 3, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Lisa Kessler: “I have always loved to make up stories. My first published work was The Wonders of Unicorn Creek in 6th grade. The 9 page epic was published by my tiny elementary school. Since then I’ve published short stories in anthologies like: Dead Souls, Ladies of Horror 2009, Hell Hath No Fury, […]

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“…a healthy psyche is a matter of the relationships between those archetypes; the unbridled Id is only dangerous if its passions are perverted by neurosis. I guess this is the anarcho-socialist in me; where people panic at the idea of desire unleashed — cause that must mean rape! murder! mayhem! — I think, well no, not if your core passion is empathy, not if “being selfish” actually means having integrity because you revel in the joy of fighting the good fight.”

April 28, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Hal Duncan: Author Hal Duncan was born in 1971, brought up in a small town in Ayrshire, and now lives in the West End of Glasgow. A member of the Glasgow SF Writers Circle, his first novel, VELLUM, won the Spectrum Award and was nominated for the Crawford, the BFS Award and the […]

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“…want to know a secret? Human evil is the worst evil there is. Supernatural may or may not exist but when I read any sort of history and examine the lives of Elizabeth Bathory, Vlad, Hitler and other mass murderers I am able to come to that conclusion fairly fast.”

April 11, 2011

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DarkMedia Interviews Carole Gill: Author Carole Gill wrote her first story at age 8. It was science fiction. She switched to horror in her teens and has been writing ever since. Widely published in horror and sci-fi anthologies, The House on Blackstone Moor, published by Vamplit is her first novel. It is a tale of […]

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Interview With the Vampire

January 25, 2011

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Written by D: A novel which hardly needs introduction around these parts, Anne Rice’s 1976 début has sold eight million copies since its release. No doubt, you own at least one of them. In a darkened room a young man sits telling the macabre and eerie story of his life… the story of a vampire, […]

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