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“Rain or shine, it can always be an EXTRAORDIANRY day in your mind!” – Chip Esajian

 Do you know what my favorite weather is?    That would be, the weather I get to experience in the current moment.    It doesn’t matter if it’s raining, sunny, cloudy, hot or cold.     I’m just so grateful and thankful that my heart is beating for me to GET to experience this extraordinary moment!

  •  Make no moment…

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The ship of death, A true-life Vampire Cruise

ship1      This is the story of a British merchant ship and its fateful voyage to the Caribbean Island of Nevis.

Andrew Oglethorpe had been a sailor for the last ten years and was ready to retire. He would live out the remainder of his life as a fisherman in the British Indies. On June 15, 1607, the day before his last voyage, Oglethorpe set out for a Portsmouth pub and drank to celebrate his last…

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The Vrykolakas – A Greek Vampire Legend

strigoi_by_skorganizedchaos-d5jnhr7      The Greeks believed that a human could become a Vrykolakasafter death by having lived an ungodly life, being buried on unconsecrated ground, being excommunicated or by having eaten the meat of a lamb that had been injured or killed by a wolf.  Some Greek legends insinuate that even a werewolf could become one of the Vrykolkas upon it’s death.  Individuals that had red hair and grey eyes…

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I just returned from my annual pilgrimage – ThrillerFest. I only attended for a couple of days this year, focusing on CraftFest – some top-notch lectures to help me improve my craft of thriller writing.

James Brunogave a great talk on “Writing About the White House, President & Secret Service in Thriller Fiction”. Mr. Bruno served as a diplomat with the U.S. Dept of State for 23 years, and is a…

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The Legend of the Bruxsa Vampire

FemaleVampire_zpsab2b0f62      The Bruxsa originates from Portuguese Vampire legends. Though it has many of the similarities of the European Vampire there are several unique characteristics of the species.

The Bruxsa, mostly females, were said to have been witches in their mortal lives making them difficult to detect and nearly impossible to kill. Bruxsa are said to have the ability to tolerate sunlight but are at their…

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Getting Ready for Florida

My amazing publisher – Miss Donna Quesinberry, DonnaInk Publications LLC – has been busy working very hard at setting up some wonderful book signing events in the Orlando Florida area in the coming weeks. As soon as all of the details are hammered out I will put out information here and on the Facebook page.

Such an exciting opportunity!

Hmmm what should I pack?

Beach towel, swim suit, sunglasses…

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      Christian is another of the main characters found in “To be his Soulmate.”  His story sets…

christian      Christian is another of the main characters found in “To be his Soulmate.”  His story sets the entire basis of the Trilogy.

Long ago and far away, indeed is the best of beginnings for this character!  Christian, then known as Edward, walked as a mortal during the 12th century.  The entire continent had been at war for several generations just prior to his human birth, but peace would soon…

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Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day to all of my American friends & family who are celebrating this weekend! Enjoy your day :)

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The Characters of the Adrian Trilogy…….

Meet Adrian!

ADRIANE     Adrian is a busy young business woman in the deep south, a few short miles north of Lake Ponchartrain which also borders the city of New Orleans.  Having been raised in one of the most revered locations for vampire legend and other paranormal folklore, she is very aware of the unseen.  You see, Adrian was born gifted, or so it’s said.  She, on the other hand, feels as though she…

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Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to give a shout out to all my Canadian friends & family celebrating.

Happy Canada Day eh ;)

Cheers!!!

canada day

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Vampires in Ancient Egypt

Vampires were highly respected in the Ancient Egyptian society, many of them having become rulers. The ancient vampire having a pure blood line, were a fierce and powerful breed and were regarded as Gods in these times.

vampire81111         One of the most revered vampires from this era was Osiris. He and his brother Set, born unto vampire, were abandoned by their parents. Set and Osiris were raised by a…

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DonnaInk Publications Is Moving

DonnaInk Publications is moving their office in Florida. If you can’t reach them, not to worry they’ll get back to you soon!!! New location details to come….

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Here is a short story that I wrote. (Warning: really steamy!)

I ‘m going to start sharing some of my short stories at least once a month. I have so many things that I have written and I am dying to share them with the world.

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Was Lilith Mother of the Vampire Race?

lilith1        Lilith was said to have been the first mate to Adam, created by God from the dust of the earth, just as Adam. Because of this, she saw herself as his equal, Adam failed to see things the same way. After years of struggling between each other Lilith put and end to their marriage by refusing to submit to him and fleeing the Garden of Eden. Lilith came to live by the sea where God had…

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A vampire origination theory based on Cain

cain       Both the modern day Bible and the Quran identify Cain as the first son born of Adam and Eve, his brother Abel being the second. Cain was said that have been a cultivator of the land while Abel was a shepherd. One evening Cain selected the finest of his harvest to present to God the Father as an offering. Abel also presented an offering, comprised of the finest calf of his flock and other…

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