Category Archives: paranormal

Fairy Tale Inspired Short Story: There’s no Cure for Dead


I’m going to post some of my darker (yet fun) short stories for Halloween.  This is the first one (It has gone through a couple of title changes). Can you guess which fairy tale it was inspired by before you get to the last line?  There’s No Cure for Dead By Dorlana Vann  She opened and closed her mouth a couple of times, loosening …

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Short Story (Dark Fantasy) Inspired by The Little Mermaid


This short story was originally published in the online fairy tale magazine, Enchanted Conversation . It is included in my fairy tale inspired paranormal short story collection: Supernatural Fairy Tales. His Soul Inspiration by Dorlana Vann “Have you read this?” My husband, Philip, held the book of fairy tales I had bought from a used bookstore for my niece’s …

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Writing Diary Entry #4


June 22 – June 28 This week went to book 3 of my series. And I didn’t actually have a chance to write on it at the end of the week. I didn’t work on the fairy tale at all, and it doesn’t look good for this week either. I received some edits back from …

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Spring For Love: blog hop and giveaway – Featuring Author Dale Ibitz


Hi friends, Welcome to the first day of the weekend long Spring for Love blog hop and giveaway! My guest today is author Dale Ibitz. Dale was born in Oxford, Connecticut, grew up in the state of Washington, and then re-located back to Connecticut as an adult where she studied English at Central Connecticut State University. …

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My Poor Neglected Back-Burner Story


I started writing the rough draft for my Hansel and Gretel inspired young adult book back in February 2010. I’ve worked on it off and on throughout the years – although most of 2014 past without me even opening the file – but my progress keeps getting interrupted by different projects, like in 2012 when …

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Short story for Halloween: Hell’s Kitchen


 This is one of my stranger short stories from some years back, and I thought it would be fun to post it for Halloween. It’s a dark, quirky, moody tale of two men who walk a fine line between good/evil, sanity/madness.  Hell’s Kitchen By Dorlana Vann Part I – The Body I watched as a guy in …

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Free Supernatural Romantic Comedy


Hi Friends, I wanted to let you know that Jaclyn’s Ghost eBook will be free Dec 23-25. Merry Christmas! Ghosts, Mystery, and Fashion. Jaclyn’s Ghost by Dorlana Vann Supernatural Mystery, Romantic Comedy Amazon U.S. (Kindle) Amazon.co.uk (Kindle) Amazon.de (Kindle) You can check out reviews on GoodReads Can this diva solve her own murder, or will she …

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