Guest – Gillian St. Kevern – Thorns and Fangs Blog Tour

Everyone’s got an opinion about vampires. Even my Nana. Presented with the news that her granddaughter is publishing a gay paranormal romance, her reaction was: ‘But why does it have to be vampires? I can’t stand them.’ Vampires have a polarizing effect on people, and no vampires are more polarizing than Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight series. She’s come in for a lot of criticism for her sparkling ‘vegetarian’ vampires (and for her weird misconceptions about vegetarians). A lot of the people who blast Meyer for ‘ruining vampires’ cite Bram Stoker’s Dracula as the epitome of vampire fiction, which makes me wonder … Continued

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