Understanding of how everything in this series, including the wrap-up novel, came to be and why no one spoke up before.
Discussions about issues in pairings in the Dark Shadows world and about bullying over them, as well as the depth of Barnabas Collins tenderness that few writers come into contact with. Comparisons to other fandoms.
Workshop about constructive-praise, guilt and communication with "Daryl's Husband".
Scenes coming up for Episode 13.
Explanation about manipulation over someone else's talents and freedom of choice.
Over a month in production, Episode 12 has Sam Evans help guide Dr. Hoffman into hypnotizing his daughter Maggie to find out what her flashes of past memory mean. The journey is one of torment and confusion and likely the darkest episode of this series thus far.
Strangely, as Maggie’s awakenings occur, so Angelique is also awakened to a disturbing though ironically fitting form by Nicholas Blair. NOT a happy vamp, this one.
Captain Gregg is pulled from the marooned state he was put in by Endora, only to find his dear friend Andre, also known as Sam, in a maddened state and must soothe him with some stern examples of Sam’s own previous decisions.
Meanwhile Elizabeth Stoddard and her cousin Lily meet with Tom Jennings to learn of what took place at the Seaview Property, as discovered in Part 2 of Episode 11.
Barnabas is pleased to spend time with his sister, Sarah, who implores him to have a healing heart-to-heart with their cousin Carolyn Stoddard on the cliffs.
Sadly, the pleasant times for Barnabas diminish when Sarah opens the door to Dr. Hoffman who must reveal what happened during Maggie’s hypnosis.
In Search Of... Josette Dupres. Another interview with "Daryl's Husband". We discuss the sign about Bloody Mary, both the game and the beverage.
This also provided information of tools to help bring both hemispheres of the brain to work in tandem.
Also information about the upcoming episode "Dark Therapy", Captain Gregg getting very angry and how dark Episode 12 gets.
Ugh, sorry about this. I wish life had been more balanced so I could have explained that left-right brained aspect in less out-dated and terrible stereotypes. I mainly meant to encourage more work between the two hemispheres. My husband and I were pretty strapped for time trying to get this done over the weekend.
Outtakes and explanations about fending off harsh reviewers, help to and from other creators. Foibles over Bewitched research.
How-To's of what to comment and the good it can do.
Future chapters for novel "Margaret Josette Dupres"
How I'm using my facebook account and help getting episodes to college radio stations.
Nicholas Blair encounters a lugubrious undertaker in order to procure a coffin for his "granny" with awkward results.
Dr. Hoffman meets Professor Stokes in her office after checking on Willie's progress in calligraphy. She then receives a phone call with surprising news.
Tom Jennings comes across Nicholas Blair dubiously skulking around The Seaview Property. As Tom expresses Blair should leave in NO uncertain terms, the current "resident" of this house winds up to have a good tongue lashing and relieve almost a century worth of angst towards them. ^_^
Wadsworth begins to calm down with Barnabas apologizing for the children's noise. The Evans arrive to receive Sam's check for destroying the painting of Angelique. They await Dr. Hoffman who discovers another ghost at The Old House she did not expect.
Cousin Lily and Elizabeth renew ties after Elizabeth calms down by the shock of her unfamiliar looks.
Roger, irked by his sister's reaction to the fun "costume" of their cousin, walks to The Old House to find a surprise of playground hysteria.
Maggie Evans returns home to discuss all the surprising events with Sam.
Tony & Carolyn relax on the porch at Gull Cottage in Schooner Bay with Mrs. Muir.
Meanwhile Captain Gregg arrives at The Stephen's home. Endora is amused at his company... at first!
Upperclassmen tune, deep gratitude to Dark Shadows fans, and Josette Dupres lovers. Plug for Osheen Nevoy's "Stand Fast And Damn The Devil" as well as singing her praises.
Thanks to other writers and creators, interview with my spouse, workshop ideas on commentary and the need for that on both ends. Problem solving techniques. Descriptions of publishing novel: Margaret Josette Dupres.
Garlic and vampires, John Kendrick Bangs's story "The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall" and it's importance in the 11th Episode.
The chiseling out of Caleb Collins, the purpose for his ghost and the upcoming introduction of Endora from Bewitched.
As Barnabas Collins and Maggie Evans continue to investigate the trouble of the raven and what she's remembering a few callers come to the door throughout the morning.
Nicholas Blair is handled by a most impatient Mr. Wells while trying to resurrect the corpse of Angelique, once Cassandra, into a new form.
Mrs. Johnson and David discuss recent events in the kitchen.
Carolyn Stoddard and Tony Peterson arrive at Gull Cottage with the restored portrait of Captain Daniel Gregg. Mrs. Muir has a few surprises in store.
Elizabeth Stoddard is in for a shock.
Meanwhile Barnabas Collins is in for an even bigger one.
The characters speak and so do I
"The Haunted House Blues", reviews by other fandoms, explanations for creation of "The Pit of Ultimate Dark Shadows" and podcast. Also uncovering the mystery between Dark Shadows fanfiction versus fanfiction of other shows and films.
Plugs for Barry Dodd's Ragged Isle video series at raggedisle.com , Magical Irish Dolphin's "The Music Box", Mad Margaret's "Willie Loomis World Series", and "Night of Dark Shadows" director's cut novelization by The Collins Mausoleum.
Psychological analysis of Dark Shadows characters and the creator of this series, and well as the necessity of feedback for basic human needs.