amwriting, TV/Film Review

Gothic/Horror Families

While I'm writing THE DAY WE ATE GRANDAD, I'm also having fun with re-watching/re-reading Horror and Gothic families (blood family + found family!) I'm a big Rob Zombie fan so a lot of them are from his films, but I love the moments of banter and bits where we get to see the relationship dynamics… Continue reading Gothic/Horror Families

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, thirteenth, weird fiction

Who Loves Eldritch Dramedy?

If you love the idea of British Eldritch family drama, or you've ever just wanted to know what eldritch entities get up to behind closed doors, my Pagham-on-Sea series is for you. I'm releasing the 3rd novel soon - THE DAY WE ATE GRANDAD - so I've decided to put out the first 2 books… Continue reading Who Loves Eldritch Dramedy?

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

amwriting, Pagham-verse, world building

#MonstrousMay 1: Vampires

I'm re-posting two vampire vignettes from last year, as I'm not that into vampires at the moment and I want to spend some time on other prompts. So some golden oldies to kick off with! My nonfiction post on Welsh folklore and vampires can be found here. Credit: Johannes T. Evans Midnight at the Crazy… Continue reading #MonstrousMay 1: Vampires


#MonstrousMay 2022

Graphic credit: Johannes T. Evans Last year, Johannes T. Evans (whom I interviewed on the podcast for Queer Monster Hour) inaugurated #MonstrousMay for all kinds of creators to get involved with. It doesn't matter what you create or in what medium, you can join in and interpret the prompts however you want. Every day through… Continue reading #MonstrousMay 2022