Here you find Guides, FAQ's. Question
+ Answers, Myth vs. Reality, Essays, Creation Thoughts, more...NO RPG,
For The Nay-Sayers and Doubters
- A summary of the most often wrongly
perceived facets of real vampirism and most often used
"excuses" for explaining vampiric people. Too many people
would not read the articles before jumping to terribly clichéd
conclusions, so this is a brief summary.
- Most commonly asked questions and answers are found here
I Want to be a Vampire - The single most common question I get. Please Read for anyone Seeking!
Preventing Tragedy: Safety, The Internet, and Vampires
- A serious look at the dangers of trying to contact or meet "real" vampires online. Tips, precautions, and things to look out for to protect yourself or your loved ones against REAL predators.
About Turning - A look at "making," "embracing," or "turning" someone into a vampire
Help! Am I a Vampire? - One of my most common
questions with advice and suggestions
What is "Awakening?"
- Some general info on the term and links to resources to help.
Alone - A personal fight with Hunger and the Beast. Important and personal view of what it's really like
The Truth on
Hierarchies, Levels, so-called "Royalty" and other ways for People
to Feel Better About Themselves in the Vampire Community - A help guide to
the mass of fiction and bullshit found on the net.
Not Every Question Needs an
Answer - A reminder why sometimes, it's about the trip, not the
The Vampire Guides
Learning and help for those Awakening, Curious, or wishing to Support a Vampire
Guide 101 - The Introduction to Vampires - what is and what is not
- in a
Guide 201 - "Myths vs. Realities" -The truth on all those legends
Guide 301 - "General Info" -A wonderful article written by J. D.
on some general traits of vampires
Guide 401 - "Psy Vamps" -A primer on energy and some broad thoughts
on those playing with it. *Please Read the Disclaimer
for this article
Vampire Guide 501 - "Creation/Origin
Theories"- A look at the comparatives myths vs. realities and some theories
on existence. (COMING SOON)
Vampire Guide 502 - "What
is the Cause of Vampirism?" - A look at the common theories found on
the net with factors going for and against each theory.
Guide 601 - "A Look at Fakes" -It's too easy to fake supposed
"medical" information and proof online. A warning not to jump to conclusions.
Vampire Guide 602 -
"Vampire Virus Fakes/Urban Legends" - More fakes and urban
legends, this is the truth behind the pseudo-scientific 'vampire virus' sites.
Guide 701 - "Migraines" -All too many vampires seem to get them
(myself included). Some information, things to look for, and resources
Vampire Guide 801 - "Surviving in the Day (and Corporate) World: Tips, Suggestions, Techniques" Some ideas to help various symptoms and problems encountered.
Interviews and One-on-Ones with MemoryandDream
Interview February 2003: A personal look at MemoryandDream,
owner and founder of DDD.
Interview October 2005: MemoryandDream shares her unabridged
thoughts on vampirism, safety information, and puts a more personal
face on the condition and nature of real vampires. (Interview
conducted for Bitch and Moan Magazine)
Three Questions February 2007: MemoryandDream answers inquiries
on the vampire "lifestyle" scene, the damage that embracing
stereotypes causes and the fiction that vampirism is about clothing
Other Learning For Vampires and Curious
and Sangs - A look at the distaste between psychic and blood vampires
and the true connections between the two
Is A Donor? - What does it mean and what does it entail?
Blood - Safety concerns with animal blood (written by Orb)
Vampire Safety - Safety
concerns with vampires, the internet, friends and family (written by WolfVayne)
What Makes a Vampire A
Vampire? - My personal opinion based on my years of observation
An Interview with
MemoryandDream - Thoughts on why I started the site, the goals, and more.
Magick and Energy - Resources and Information
Vampires, Shielding, and Magic - Article written by Ulfric
detailing personal accounts of vampires and magick use and energy
techniques. Also, information on the practice of
of Dreams - A list of common themes/elements in dreams (as related to
vampirism both real and mythical) with their meanings. Also resource links!
What Are Otherkin? -
Overview on otherkin, some common traits and details.
Magick: A Primer -
An introduction to the basic concepts of Magick in the real world.
Issues, Relations, Interactions
What have we lost
in the Online Vampire Community (OVC)? - Article written by
Dennaveve, taking a look at where we've been and
where we're going as a community.
Hierarchy and the
Modern-Day Vampire - A look at the ways in which vampires relate
in the "real" world.
and Effect with Community Popularity: A Reminder of Purpose - A
look at the ways in which our emotions can override our good
judgment in the online community environment.
Medical Concerns and Information
Facts - Basic information on the infamous red stuff, medically speaking
- A common blood disorder found often in women, which causes some of
the "symptoms" of vampirism. Medical and personal insight
on this condition. (COMING SOON)
Anemia - Detailed medical article from Webmd.com
on this form of anemia.
Disorders - There are numerous blood conditions that affect
people of all kinds. Within is information I have gathered from
medical sources. (COMING SOON)
Straight Dope on Porphyria - Once and for all, see where the
idea came from that this disease became known as "vampirism"
and why that's wrong.
About Porphyria - The disease long used as an
"explanation" of vampirism. Learn some REAL information on
this disease and find a very detailed resource for further learning.
- General information, types, and symptoms of headaches in all their
It's a Migraine? - You need to know for sure. Types of
headaches, descriptions of pain, and more.
Allergies - Not as uncommon as you may think, thousands of
'normal' people suffer from PMLE. ("Polymorphic Light Eruption") A wonderful medical
article on this problem.
Allergies to the Sun and Preventing Skin Disorders - Personal
experience and tips on ways to prevent - and relieve - symptoms.
Also, how to protect yourself from skin disorders.
Connections and Interactive Discussions
Deeply & Dream: Vampiric Forum: The place for continued education,
discussion, theory, and interaction with others.
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