John B. Kachuba

About me

John is the author of seven books and numerous articles and short stories. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, universities/libraries, and on TV and radio. He teaches Creative Writing at Ohio University, Antioch University Midwest, and is on the Gotham Writers Workshop faculty. His blog is http://themetaphysicaltraveler.blogspot.com

From my website

IN SEARCH OF DRACULA

July 22, 2017   Count Dracula is, undeniably, the most well-known vampire in popular culture. When Bram Stoker wrote Dracula in 1897, he created a vampire type that differed significantly from traditional folkloric notions of vampires. Part of the explanation for his creativity stems from his drawing upon the real-life…

ENTERING THE WORLD OF THE SHAPESHIFTER

February 2, 2017   As night falls, a desperate figure cowers in the forest, terrified and yet, excited as he ponders what is about to unfold. The moon rises full and round over the forest and he is caught in its ghostly luminescence. That is when the change happens. Painfully,…

THE MARFA LIGHTS

I am delighted to have this guest post about the mysterious Marfa Lights from my friend, C.M. Mayo! C.M. Mayo is at work on a book about Far West Texas, apropos of which she is hosting the “Marfa Mondays” podcast series. Listen in to those podcasts anytime at www.cmmayo.com/marfa. Her…

 
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