New Anthology: The Vampire Connoisseur

You should check out a cool vampire anthology! I am 🙂

Keep smiling,

Priscilla Bettis, Author

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It’s a new anthology, The Vampire Connoisseur, and I’M IN IT! OMGosh, I’m a published author! (Squeal!) I’ve read all 16 vampire stories. They’re all good, fun, enjoyable, and not your typical vampire tales. Yes, I have some faves:

“The Red Angel” by Lisa Hario because it’s kinda sweet, but it’s still a horror story.
“Poem of the Riverbank” by Gary Robbe because of the way the author achieved a sense of dread and because the prose felt so refined.
“Parasites: A Tale of Route 66” by B.J. Thrower because the ending was truly horror-filled but not in a fangs sort of way.

My story, “The Sun Sets Nonetheless,” is about a Midwestern man fighting off vampires. It was inspired by a wind gust that blew white petals off a flowering tree in our back yard. The image stuck with me, and I wrote a dark story around…

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6 thoughts on “New Anthology: The Vampire Connoisseur

  1. Yawatta: Do you still review novels?

    I have a new novel out, Lebo, written by a young student from Botswana. I helped with editing and some rewrites, but she’s the author. It’s not a long novel, can be read in a couple of hours. If you’d have an interest in looking at it, you can see it by going to and just search dj swykert, and you’ll see Lebo. Or, you can visit my website:

    Cheers, DJ D.J. Swykert – Author D.J. Swykert is a former 911 operator, and wolf expert, living in Northern Kentucky, USA. His short fiction and poetry has been published in: The Tampa Review, Monarch Review, Sand Canyon Review, Zodiac Review, Scissors and Spackle, spittoon, The Newer York, Barbaric Yawp and BULL.


    • Hi Willow,

      Cool beans! You’ll have to let me know what you think of the vampire anthology. Oh man, thanks for reading One By One. I still can’t believe I wrote that like 5 years ago…time flies by fast!

      Keep smiling,

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