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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

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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

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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!

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, werewolves

Let’s Talk About Werewolves #7: Werewolf Talk with Shawna Reppert

It's been a while since the last Werewolf Talk post, but this one comes with a raffle so is surely worth the wait! Yes you read that right: author Shawna Reppert is offering a free Audible copy of her novel A Hunt by Moonlight to the lucky winner. A Hunt by Moonlight Something more deadly… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Werewolves #7: Werewolf Talk with Shawna Reppert

amwriting, world building, Writing Prompt, writing tips

World Building and Language Workshop

On Saturday 15 August 2020 I took part in the Romancing the Gothic's Gothic Creative Day via Zoom, leading a workshop on world building and language. The workshop was not recorded, but it was pretty popular, so I'd be happy to run it again. In the meantime, here are my slides for you to play… Continue reading World Building and Language Workshop