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Bill Blume

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Bill Blume discovered his love for the written word while in high school and has been writing ever since. His short stories have been published in many fantasy anthologies (such as The End that was Not the End) and various ezines. Just like the father figure in his first novel, Bill works as a 911 dispatcher for Henrico County Police and has done so for more than a decade. He served as the 2013 chair for James River Writers, which produces one of the nation's best annual conferences for educating and connecting writers. His first novel, Gidion's Hunt (originally titled Tales of a 10th Grade Vampire Hunter), is being published by Fable Press and will be released later in 2013.

He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree i...more


Back in 1996, Fox aired the short-lived television series called Kindred: The Embraced. The show was inspired by the mythology contained within the role-playing game Vampire: the Masquerade. Among the cast was Julian Luna, who was something of a vampire mob boss. The series itself, with it’s five vampire families, drew comparisons to The Godfather.


Mark Frankel as the vampire Julian Luna from Kindred the Embraced


In concept, the show was great, but it only l...

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