Tag: Horror Fiction

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Dracula

Fun facts about Count Dracula and Bram Stoker, the man who created him 1. In early drafts of Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula was originally named ‘Count Wampyr’. Bram Stoker’s original title for his 1897 novel Dracula was ‘The Dead Un-Dead’. However, he came across the story of Vlad the Impaler and […]

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Stephen King

Five fun Stephen King facts – including phobias, pseudonyms, and mistaken identities 1. Stephen King threw away early drafts of the manuscript of his first novel, Carrie. His wife retrieved it, encouraged him, and it was later published. King’s fiction has repeatedly centred on the loner, the figure who is bullied […]