amwriting, Competition, Uncategorized

Halloween Contest Contributors! Part 1 of 3

A closer look at the contributors of the hamper up for grabs... PRIZE DRAW on 31st October! Shawna Reppert Shawna's Werewolf Talk interview with me is here. Shawna Reppert is an award-winning author of fantasy and steampunk who keeps her readers up all night and makes them miss work deadlines.  Her fiction asks questions for which… Continue reading Halloween Contest Contributors! Part 1 of 3


WIN Halloween Prizes! Books! A Wolf!

You read that correctly, yes. I'm hosting two competitions, with the prize draws to take place on Halloween. The #HalloweenEbookHamperPrize is a collaborative prize draw which includes:- An audiobook version of A Hunt by Moonlight, by Shawna Reppert- An ebook version of Ravensblood, by Shawna Reppert- An ebook version of Werewolf Nights, by Mari Hamill-… Continue reading WIN Halloween Prizes! Books! A Wolf!

genre, Gothic Fiction, Wales

Welsh Gothic: Landscape

I've been thinking more about modern Welsh Gothic recently and want to re-watch the BBC's 6-part mini-series REQUIEM on Netflix (still there as of 19/09/2020) which plays with the tropes and atmosphere so well. Comments on the series are somewhat divided between loving it/loathing it, and I'm not going to discuss whether or not it's… Continue reading Welsh Gothic: Landscape


F is for Fear: 28th October 2020

My short story THE SOUND OF DARKNESS is being published in the @redcapepublishing anthology F is for Fear, part of the A-Z of Horror series. Release date is 28th October 2020-!◇The theme of the anthology invited writers to submit a story around a common phobia or fear. I chose fear of the dark because there is so… Continue reading F is for Fear: 28th October 2020


Sponsor my Marathon!

It’s a tweetathon, really, but I think it’s the typing equivalent and it’s catchy, so I’m not changing the hashtag. Yesterday I queued up all the Romancing the Gothic talks and lectures I missed on YouTube, and got through 8 of them, live tweeting as I went. I was tweeting notes from the talks for… Continue reading Sponsor my Marathon!