Hotel Transylvania The Series, Enter The Nose Picker Hide and Shriek

When I first watched Hotel Transylvania the movie, I fell in love instantly. I related to Mavis quite a bit, introverted, overly attached to her paternal and overly protected inside a home.
Then, when the series came out, I had to watch, and I fell for that refreshing world even more! So, Hotel Transylvania The Series, Nose Picker – Hide and Shriek the review we go! SPOILER ALERT! … More Hotel Transylvania The Series, Enter The Nose Picker Hide and Shriek

Death Is Only The Beginning, The Mummy Trilogy Review

In 1999 we got a taste of what would happen when a classic horror moved was revamped with heavy elements of nostalgic action/adventure.
I remember the trailers appearing on TV when I was younger and being excited about something that felt entirely like a mix of movies that I knew and loved and a whole new boundary being entered… death is only the beginning, The Mummy Trilogy Review begins! … More Death Is Only The Beginning, The Mummy Trilogy Review

Curse of the Pharaohs

Mummies have been part of the horror classics since its first discoveries in the early twentieth century. However, curses themselves attributed to the tombs date far long before Europeans discovered them.
Ancient rubbers didn’t wait for the tombs to be documented and instead, went for the rich noble treasures. There was no home system back then, so an excellent old curse had to do! … More Curse of the Pharaohs

Hotel Transylvania 3 Review by Alexa Wayne

Hotel Transylvania is one of my most beloved franchises for its style and uniqueness.

I liked that the creative team decided to come up with a movie about monsters instead of humans or superheroes.
In a world where everything seems to be the same, Hotel Transylvania dares to be different, well, going from a hotel to a cruise, primarily a hotel, on water.

Let’s do the Hotel Transylvania Summer Vacations Review! … More Hotel Transylvania 3 Review by Alexa Wayne

Werewolves in Paranormal Romance

Werewolves have been part of human legends and folklore for many centuries. They have encountered many obstacles throughout their existence in our stories.
From undergoing the horror of the witch trials to being compared to hell creatures, they’ve endured and thrived. However, they finally did find a place where they are loved and desired… the paranormal romance world. … More Werewolves in Paranormal Romance

Peter Stumpp – The Execution of a Werewolf

The werewolves were born of legends and folklore back in the Ancient Times and survived through all the centuries, wars and time. Throughout history, professors and scientists have discovered records of witch trials, and through those, werewolves.
One of them seemed to have been the center of all attraction, Peter Stumpp, the execution of a werewolf from hell. … More Peter Stumpp – The Execution of a Werewolf

World Building Workshop – July 20th!

Sometimes we need a little help when we are thinking about our own idea. When imagination is let loose it can be overwhelming. Where do we even begin?
Well, after organizing and re-organizing. I think I have found the perfect (or almost) recipe to create the spine of a stand alone story or a series with my World Building Workshop starting on July 20th! … More World Building Workshop – July 20th!

The Werewolf Trials – A Horror Story

Back in the late Middle Ages and early Modern period, witches were being hunted down. It didn’t matter if it were true or not. If someone didn’t like their neighbor, they could be accused of witchcraft.
That started the witch trial time period. And like that wasn’t enough, werewolves emerged. And the werewolf trials begun and that is a horror story. … More The Werewolf Trials – A Horror Story

The Swamp Monster

Originally posted on Gothic Bite Magazine:
The legend of the Swamp Monster is not as old as one would expect. When doing research on the monster itself, thinking mostly to be as old as Big Foot, to my surprise the very first sighting of the half humanoid half leafy murky wet abominable monster took place…

Once In A Full Moon

We all know the monster that is the werewolf, but what do we really know about the creature itself and its origin?

Don’t worry, Gothic Bite Magazine has you covered! I have done the research and I am positively spooked to let you know that I’ll deliver articles more often than once in a full moon… … More Once In A Full Moon

Hotel Transylvania The Series

When I first watched Hotel Transylvania, I quickly fell in love with the story even though 3D is not my cup of tea. The characters, the originality and the breath of fresh air the subject brought was fascinating.
Despite my obsession with Vlad The Impaler and Dracula, I was able to look pass that and fall for Mavis and her uncle Frankenstein… then came the series on June 25th, 2017… my jaw dropped. … More Hotel Transylvania The Series

Hotel Transylvania The Series

When I first watched Hotel Transylvania, I quickly fell in love with the story even though 3D is not my cup of tea. The characters, the originality and the breath of fresh air the subject brought was fascinating.
Despite my obsession with Vlad The Impaler and Dracula, I was able to look pass that and fall for Mavis and her uncle Frankenstein… then came the series on June 25th, 2017… my jaw dropped. … More Hotel Transylvania The Series

Vampire Writing

When I was a very young child, I remember watching Sesame Street and my favorite character beside Oscar The Grouch was The Count.
I learned how to count with The Count! I like his appearance, accent which today might be seen as a little offensive. However, I believe my obsession with vampires started from that moment. … More Vampire Writing

Moosham Castle – A Horror Story

Travel the country sides of Europe and you are bound to see a castle. To date there are over ten thousand known castles in Europe and Asia.

Many of the oldest castles in the world are in Germany. With age comes history and not necessarily a pleasant history at that.
Europe’s Middle Ages were plagued with turmoil. The Crusades, witch-hunts (and werewolf hunts) vampire hysteria and war torn through the old world. Leaving in its wake tears in the fabric between this world and the next. … More Moosham Castle – A Horror Story

Vampires are a fact?

Vampires have been part of our folklore for hundreds of years. The beliefs that a being subsisting on the vital fluids of a human has timelessly been retold numerous times around the world.
To be quite honest, I wonder why it hasn’t been part of an episode of Ancient Aliens! Because when you do a little research it has you thinking if vampires are a fact. … More Vampires are a fact?

Frankenstein – It’s Alive!

Frankenstein’s Monster was written by Mary Shelley, but we already know the story of the novelist that changed the vision of horror, science-fiction and how she opened the door for women coming into the literary world.
She created over a summer, after herself and her friends made a bet of writing an entire story by the beginning of Fall and she was the only one who accomplished it and had it published in 1818 with the help of her father. … More Frankenstein – It’s Alive!

Canadian Monster?

I was doing some research for Gothic Bite Magazine on monsters, when I stumbled upon an article mentioning a Top 10 Canadian Monsters. I had to take a look, although most are strange and rather “drunkard” stories in my opinion, the one that took me by surprise was, the Thetis Lake Monster. … More Canadian Monster?

The Horror Makeup

When you are a special effect makeup artist, you have to develop your skills by practicing on people that are kind enough to accept to be your model… well, sometimes they are chosen by me to volunteer and this is how it goes when you are published in a local newspaper! … More The Horror Makeup

Palette Swap

Time to get setup for work. Get a set of disposable cups, tissues, cotton balls, sponges, and paper towels all in a neat row. Well, to be honest, as neat as it is going to get. Set out the makeup wheels according to which actors come in first. … More Palette Swap