Posted in December 2013

Last Post of the Year

Last Post of the Year

I couldn’t end the year without a blog entry, but it’s gonna have to be a quick one—gotta get ready for New Years’ Eve tonight!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

To my e-mail subscribers, casual readers, blog followers all, I wish you and your loved ones a safe and Merry Christmas! If you’re stuck with last-minute gift ideas, here’s a some great stocking-fillers.

Realm of the Vampirologists

Realm of the Vampirologists

While writing my latest “Upcoming Books” instalment (Hogg 2013), I went Googling for the full title of a book I mentioned in the post—Daniel J. Wood’s Realm of the Vampire: History and the Undead—and stumbled across an interview he’d conducted for FATE Magazine

Entombed Too Soon

Entombed Too Soon

On October 22, Britain’s Lost Ghosts posted a scan of an intriguing article (above) on its Facebook page, titled “Vampire Superstition in Servia [Serbia]” from the Manchester Courier, February 15, 1888. Here’s my transcript:

Listmania!

Listmania!

Remember when I said the second instalment of “Upcoming Books” had “given me an idea which I’ll share with you later” (Hogg 2013c)? I’m ready to share it now.

Upcoming Books #2

Upcoming Books #2

“Upcoming Books” is series in which I discuss non-fiction vampire books I haven’t read—because they haven’t been released yet.

My Favourite Vampire Books

My Favourite Vampire Books

Leading from my own recommendations, this is the second episode of “Vampire Library”—a series of “guest posts from other writers involved in the vampire field, discussing books they’d recommend” to further studies of the genre.