Nicole Anstedt is a vampyre, scholar and author.

Inspired by her own life and studies, Nicole writes what she lives—the modern gothic fairy tale. 

A known vampyre witch and high priestess, events and relationships from her past were used as inspiration for a number of popular, unauthorized works.

The author of Witch of Whidbey and The Mack Morgan Mysteries, her forthcoming novel, Gold ‘n Silver, is a fictionalized vampyre memoir based on her experiences in the ’90s.

Her scholarly writing can be found at She also has a pop culture vampire blog at, as well as a blog for witch fiction and witchcraft book reviews at

Having lived up and down the West Coast, her home is the City of Roses.