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Aspasía S. Bissas

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Inspired by pop culture, mythology, history, and magic--as well as a lifelong obsession with vampires--Aspasía is the author of the dark fantasy novel Love Lies Bleeding, and the short stories "Tooth & Claw" and "Blood Magic," set in the same world. She lives in Toronto, Canada, and is currently working on her next novel. She can be contacted via her website: aspasiasbissas.com. ...more

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Aspasía S. Bissas When I'm stuck I find the best thing to do is walk away for a while. I go do something that keeps my hands busy but frees my mind to mull over the pro…moreWhen I'm stuck I find the best thing to do is walk away for a while. I go do something that keeps my hands busy but frees my mind to mull over the problem. Crafts, weeding, ironing (and plucking my eyebrows!) all work really well. The worst thing to do is to try to force your way out of a block. Forcing anything is never good, and forcing creativity just doesn't work.(less)
Aspasía S. Bissas The best thing about being a writer is also the worst thing: the flexibility. I can work whenever I want, anywhere, at whatever time of day. But havin…moreThe best thing about being a writer is also the worst thing: the flexibility. I can work whenever I want, anywhere, at whatever time of day. But having such flexibility also means it's too easy to put work off until later, or to get distracted. Time management is not my forte, but I'm trying. (less)
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A Vampire’s Kindness (Fiction)

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Note to the reader: the following text is transcribed from a document found in the crawlspace of an old row house in Montreal, Quebec. The owner of the building sent it to a local historical association, who are now sharing it in hopes that someone might have more information.


Interview with "Mara," a young woman who claims to be
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"Good fences make good neighbours."

When I grow up I want to be Granny Weatherwax (only without the irrational dislike of cats and books).
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I'm still recovering from Pratchett's punning.
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" Poet and author Alan Sullivan, who also published work under the pseudonym Sinclair Murray, was born in Montreal and spent some of his formative years in Scotland. An engineer by trade, he spent several years in the Lake of the Woods district ..." Read more of this blog post »
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An interesting read. One thing that annoyed me: the author quotes someone who claims the opposite of neurotic is extroverted. Um, no. And the author doesn't comment or correct it. Otherwise, it's a good in-depth look at anxiety. Anyone looking for cl ...more
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