AtoZChallenge 2015: O is for Obsession
Welcome to day 15 of the 2015 AtoZChallenge, we hope you are still enjoying it. Today Natasha Duncan-Drake will be talking about why obsession brought about her novel The Avebury Legacy.
The Avebury Legacy is a vampire novel and I love writing about vampires. I don’t let myself do it all the time, but this was a wonderful indulgence that I had a lot of fun with. Obsession is a relatively strong word, but it went with ‘O’ and I have been accused of having a vampire obsession for a long time 😉 .
I collect vampire movies and have over 190 of them. The reason I have been accused of obsession is because several of them are really, really terrible 😀 . A lot of them aren’t, but, boy, some are real stinkers, but I keep them because I have a collection. There is only one thing that will make be throw away a vampire movie – my cardinal rule – it might be cheesy, it might have terrible acting, it might have a plot with so many holes it looks like Swiss cheese, all that I can forgive, but I can never forgive making vampires boring!
I’m not so much a collector of vampire books, although I still love them, but I am a much more picky reader. I would say my taste is eclectic rather than specific when it comes to reading.
I’ve already done a series where there is a vampire as a romantic lead (I’ll be talking about that for V), so in Vampires: The New Age I wanted the vampires to be very bad. I was thinking of films like Vampires, Dusk ‘Til Dawn and Salem’s Lot when I designed these vampires with their hive like structure, rather than something romantic like Only Lovers Left Alive.
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