So, after maxing out the way I decorate for Christmas, I’ve moved on to my other favorite holiday, Halloween. I’m a paranormal romance author, y’all. Are you really that surprised? I LOVE the colors, and the themes, and the funny signs, and all the different things you can do to decorate for Halloween. I don’t tend to go for spooky. More colorful. But I … Read More Halloween Decorating Obsession
Every year around this time I do a little research on a different traditional Halloween monster. This year, I’m taking a quick look at the evolution of witches. Most of the traditional Halloween monsters–vampires, werewolves, Frankenstein, mummies, zombies–are considered monsters for the main reason that people believed they would harm them. But each of those monsters, more than witches, also come with a physical … Read More Halloween Monsters: Witches
Frakenstein’s monster. Of all the Halloween-related monsters, this one is perhaps my favorite. Sounds crazy, right? Vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and now even zombies have become sexy. Though how you make rotting flesh and eating brains sexy is a question for another day. These days monsters are written into paranormal romance novels and movies as the romantic heroes. But not Frankenstein’s monster. Poor guy. And I … Read More Halloween Monsters: Frankenstein’s Monster
We’re Hopping between Oct. 27 – Oct. 31, 2014 Over 50 participating bloggers LOTS of prizes will be given away including the grand prize of a $100 Amazon or B&N gift card! Halloween has long been one of my favorite holidays. There’s candy and costumes involved. What’s not to like? After many Halloweens (no, I’m not going to tell you how many), it occurred … Read More Halloween Life Lessons (Blog Hop + Giveaways)
There is a giveaway raffle involved – see the bottom of the post for details! ***** Frakenstein’s monster, of all the Halloween-related monsters, is perhaps my favorite. Sounds crazy, right? Vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and now even zombies have become sexy. These days they are written into paranormal romance novels and movies as the romantic heroes. But not Frankenstein’s monster. Poor guy. And I have … Read More Halloween Monsters: Frankenstein’s Monster
Check out my guest post on The Wild Rose Press blog! All about they mythology of werewolves and other shapeshifters.
There is a giveaway raffle involved – see the bottom of the post for details! ***** For years I’ve had these two tiny cauldrons made to look like carved pumpkins. This year I found some batter-powered tea-lights to put in them, and both my kids immediately knew what to do. When they get up at night, they use them like a lantern. Pretty cute. … Read More Halloween Traditions: Jack-o-Lanterns
Let’s celebrate the awesome month of October and one of my personal favorite holidays, Halloween! October is one of my favorite months of the year. The weather finally cools down, but it’s not yet winter. The leaves change color. The apples are ready for picking. And, of course, it’s time for Halloween! I can’t stand that the PC Police keep watering down this holiday (Fall … Read More Halloween Party All Month Long!
Update 11/1: Congrats to Lesley, Elizabeth, Amy, Barb, and Brittany – the winners of the giveaway! Thanks to everyone who participated! *** Holy smokes! I am only 5 away from 1000 Likes on Facebook. I started the year at around something like 50 likes. A huge THANKS to my awesome readers sharing with friends, and new readers interested enough to follow me, (and maybe … Read More Celebrating Halloween & 1000 Likes Giveaway