Mina225
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Joined 08-14-12, id: 4199171, Profile Updated: 11-17-13
Author has written 3 stories for Dark Shadows.

My name is Mina and I have a love for the classics in horror and suspense. As a child I traded in Saturday morning cartoons for Saturday morning classics in scary movies. My father and I would watch all the greats; Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Hitchcock and Abbott and Costello to name a few. In the evenings I would sneak a peak at Twilight Zone and then have bizarre dreams of Captain Kirk looking out the window of an airplane. (for twilight zone fans you know what I mean)

I love the art of the older horror flicks, so much more interesting than the "gorrer" today. I have collected over 100 of the old movies from the 30's through the 50's. There is a beautiful subtlety in which the older movies kept the audience in suspense and it requires far more creativity to achieve.

It wasn't until years later that I discovered Dark shadows. I started watching when I heard about the movie coming out. I began to watch the original series on Netflix and I was hooked. Moreover... I was hooked on the notion of Willie Loomis. Such a tragic story that never really was explored on the show.

I also have mad respect for Jonathan Frid and he is one of my favs as well. Perhaps the next series of stories (if I continue to write) will focus on him.

The stories I have written so far have focused on Willie and the possibilities of his character. They stray far from the original story line, but the spirit of Willie is respected.

I aspire to write my own originals and one day I will, but until then thank you for reading and I truly hope you enjoy.

If you want to connect with you can find me on facebook as Mina Fiction.

Thank You!

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Return to Collinwood reviews
This is the third installment in the Willie / Barnabas series and is the sequel to "Restoration". This story continues to feature Willie / Barnabas and OC Abigail and also introduces Angelique. A/N: FINALLY! A new chapter! Chapter 42 - Truth is up! Please R&R and Enjoy!
Dark Shadows - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 42 - Words: 146,403 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/10 - Published: 1/9/2013
Restoration reviews
This continues the story of Willie and Barnabas (The first story is 'The Beginning" ) Willie continues to find himself in the clutches of Barnabas Collins ( Evil vampire extraordinaire) and finds himself forced into a relationship that he cannot protect. I do not own the Willie / Barnabas characters. A/N: The sequel to this story has begun, Return to Collinwood.
Dark Shadows - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 25 - Words: 68,295 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/25/2012 - Published: 10/17/2012 - Complete
The Beginning reviews
What happened to Willie Loomis during those few days that we went missing ? This is a story about those missing days from the original series circa 1967 and explores what might have happened to poor Willie. I guess I should state that I don't own any of these characters all belong to Dan Curtis / Dark Shadows. A/N: Final chapter up! Please R&R!
Dark Shadows - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 14 - Words: 27,943 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/16/2012 - Published: 8/16/2012 - Complete