Guide to dating vampires

15-Mar-2016 08:21

Thank you Diana for taking the time out of your busy schedule to answer my questions.‘How To Catch And Keep A Vampire’ was released only weeks ago and I hear you are quite busy doing book signings, radio shows and interviews.Werewolves…pirates…space aliens…whatever trips your trigger, just go for it.” In your book you stress how important it is to find the right vampire and not just settle for the first one that comes along.Have you had any vampire dating disasters of your own? “On that subject, I allude in my book to my dear friend Ethan, the first vampire I dated.It didn’t hurt that I was going through puberty at the time. I just found the mystery, danger and power of vampires very alluring, even as a teen.” You have dated several vampires.For you personally what is the appeal of dating a vampire?

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They are out of the coffin and ‘living’ side by side with us mortals and many of my girlfriends have expressed the desire to date a vampire.

The thought has crossed my mind as well maybe once or twice.

But the prospect of getting in such close contact with somebody who could glamour you, overpower you without effort and suck the life out of you if he wanted to, is a bit scary.

Even the sweet-natured vampires of my acquaintance, even the ones that are very protective towards me, are still willful, wild and unpredictable at times. “I think my answer to that harks back to a book I wrote over a decade ago, entitled Living Beyond Reality.

I feel very strongly that in order to live life to the full, a person needs to look beyond the mundane, to the fantastical. That’s what vampires are for: Hanging out with them lets us play at things we’d never dare to do in “real life.” Getting to know them lets us express aspects of ourselves we otherwise wouldn’t indulge.

They are out of the coffin and ‘living’ side by side with us mortals and many of my girlfriends have expressed the desire to date a vampire.

The thought has crossed my mind as well maybe once or twice.

But the prospect of getting in such close contact with somebody who could glamour you, overpower you without effort and suck the life out of you if he wanted to, is a bit scary.

Even the sweet-natured vampires of my acquaintance, even the ones that are very protective towards me, are still willful, wild and unpredictable at times. “I think my answer to that harks back to a book I wrote over a decade ago, entitled Living Beyond Reality.

I feel very strongly that in order to live life to the full, a person needs to look beyond the mundane, to the fantastical. That’s what vampires are for: Hanging out with them lets us play at things we’d never dare to do in “real life.” Getting to know them lets us express aspects of ourselves we otherwise wouldn’t indulge.

“As a little kid I was intrigued by mind control—hypnotists, aliens, and also vampires.