Why I Want to be a Vampire (and you should too)

draculabookFriends and readers, let me give it to you straight.  I do not want to die.  It’s that simple.  And now that I have written a vampire book, Dracula in Love, and fully explored the advantages, I really, really thirst to be an immortal.

Oh, I am not afraid of death.  I believe beyond a shadow of doubt in the immortality of the soul.  I am absolutely certain that death will be a pleasant, if not ecstatic experience.  I always believe that the best is yet to come, and I extend that belief to life after death.   If life is good, then death will be great. ... Read more.

My Life Being Groped (I never came forward)

My Life Being Groped (I never came forward)

In the early years of my professional life, receiving unwanted and unprovoked groping and kissing was not unusual.  It was the story of my life, and now we are discovering that it is not unusual.  It is many women’s stories.

How many times did I speak out?  None.  We don’t speak out.  The most ambitious, careful women never speak out.  Why?  Because it’s too hard to get into the room in the first place to complain about men’s behavior once we are there.

To wit:

I was chased around a desk (literally) by my first modeling agent when I dodged his gropes and kisses.  I was 18, he was 50.  I was completely caught off guard and ran out of his office.  I had just started modeling and at the time, he was the only game in town as far as agents went.  I never went into the agency again. ... Read more.