7 Tips to Writing about Vampires

Legends of Windemere


There are plenty of types of vampires, so how do you make a list of tips to writing about them?  You pray really hard and do your best. That and you start off with the disclaimer that you’re working off your own preferences and experience.  Let’s get this crazy ride on the road.

  1. Whatever vampire rules you go by, stick with them until the end.  I’m not saying you can’t make exceptions to them for plot purposes, but you need to have a base to work off of.  You shouldn’t have so many unique types that nothing is consistent and the entire species feels more like an unorganized convention.
  2. Try not to have them repeatedly go after high school girls for romance.  It’s getting rather creepy and people are realizing the age difference.  That and it makes it feel like teenage girls are all into necrophilia.
  3. Not all vampires…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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