An ON TIME Excerpt: “Tatiana’s Diary” by Alisha Costanzo

Enjoy an excerpt from Alisha Costanzo’s “Tatiana’s Diary” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. December 26 It’s my birthday. Happy Birthday to me. I’m officially twenty-four. Mom and Dad got me things for the baby yesterday, for Christmas, but for today, they got me a new stack of books and a sketch pad with a…

Interview with Author Alisha Costanzo

Can you tell us a little about your main protagonist, Ria, and what’s gotten her here? Ria is a bit of a smart mouth. She’s independent because she’s needed to be—after losing her grandparents and never knowing her parents, but now, she has to cooperate and think of much more than her own survival. In…

Why Vampires Won’t Die: they’re still relevant in literature

The recent trend of the undead (or living dead) has left the market saturated. We all know it. And although I enjoyed the Twilight books and half of the True Blood show, they rather ruined it for lukewarm vampire fans. In graduate school, I submitted my vampire novel as my thesis project and got vague…