Dracula, Carfax Abbey, and Mental Illness: Where Truth and Fiction Intersect

Where do you get your inspiration for your stories? All writers are asked that question at one time or another. In fact, it may be a writers' most commonly received query. Irish author Bram Stoker may not have originally intended to write a horror novel about a vampire named Count Dracula. Although Stoker was working… Continue reading Dracula, Carfax Abbey, and Mental Illness: Where Truth and Fiction Intersect

T is for Transylvania and a #Trailer

It's a cliché, really, but often Transylvania is automatically associated with Dracula. Stories of vampires hailing from the region run the gamut from Sesame Street fame to musicals like The Rocky Horror Picture Show. So where is Transylvania, exactly? Transylvania is a region located in the middle of Romania. It is the largest region in… Continue reading T is for Transylvania and a #Trailer

C is for Carfax Abbey

I am participating in the 2018 April A to Z Challenge. To find out what it's all about and check out other bloggers, click HERE. Be sure to follow #AtoZChallenge on Twitter. In Bram Stoker's classic novel Dracula, Carfax Abbey (House) is the location in London secured by solicitor Jonathan Harker. Unbeknownst to Harker, Dracula… Continue reading C is for Carfax Abbey