Monstrous May, Pagham-verse, undead

Short Story: Broken Glass #MonstrousMay Day 12: Zombies

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Broken Glass ~ an undead romance A first draft of this was up on Wattpad previously - it first went up in 2013. I've revised it for this month.CWs: death, entrapment, suicide of POV characters, the undead eating corpses, the dead are amnesiacs. THE LATE JACOB NOVAK If… Continue reading Short Story: Broken Glass #MonstrousMay Day 12: Zombies

amwriting, Longread, Monstrous May, Pagham-verse, weird fiction

#MonstrousMay Day 11: Monster in the Dark

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Monster in the Dark For this one, I'm going to advertise my short story THE SOUND OF DARKNESS, which you can buy in eBook on its own in various formats, or as part of the F IS FOR FEAR anthology in paperback, eBook and audiobook. It's reproduced for… Continue reading #MonstrousMay Day 11: Monster in the Dark

Monstrous May, Pagham-verse, world building

#MonstrousMay Day 10: Mermaids

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Crustaceous Merfolk A piece I wrote last year for Monstrous May... Reprise! Under the stars on a summer night, a land shoal drunkenly scatters. One of the group makes his way to Unger Point, and rests where the tide laps at the edge of the shingle, on its… Continue reading #MonstrousMay Day 10: Mermaids

folklore, Monstrous May

Orkney & Shetland Folklore: Trows (#MonstrousMay Day 9: Trolls)

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Trolls and Trows Just a short little post today! Trolls are Scandinavian in origin, but in the British Isles they show up mainly where there was extensive Norse settlement, like the Orkney Isles, where they are called trows. The trow is an ugly, mischievous creature that like in… Continue reading Orkney & Shetland Folklore: Trows (#MonstrousMay Day 9: Trolls)

folklore, Monstrous May

Bad Omen Birds in British Folklore (#MonstrousMay Day 8: Monstrous Birds)

Graphic and Prompts Credit: Johannes T. Evans I got stuck thinking about seagulls for this prompt. They are absolute monsters who will attack and steal your chips on any given day, like something out of a Hitchcock film. So I thought I would take a look at some Bad Birds for this prompt and THIS… Continue reading Bad Omen Birds in British Folklore (#MonstrousMay Day 8: Monstrous Birds)