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

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

Gothic Fiction, world building, Writing Prompt

#WriterlyWiPChat: July Q&A Week 4 (and a bit!) Part 1

Days 22-25 Do you edit as you go, or push through that first draft? It honestly varies. I do a little bit of editing as I go through, but the first draft will morph and shift under me through weeks of experimental writing until I get the plot and outline right, figure the characters out… Continue reading #WriterlyWiPChat: July Q&A Week 4 (and a bit!) Part 1

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, world building

NEW!! Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea

New eBook! Free to Newsletter Subscribers Buy from Amazon (you can just change .co.uk in the URL to .com or .fr etc manually, and you'll land up on the same product)! Buy from Smashwords!Add to your Goodreads Library! A very short companion book to the Pagham-on-Sea 'verse, Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea Vol. I is now available… Continue reading NEW!! Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, weird fiction, werewolves, world building

Summer Holidays in Pagham-on-Sea

Look what arrived! I’m pointing at roughly where Pagham-on-Sea is in the second pic.FUN FACT: There is a real Pagham (!) near Chichester (West Sussex) which I completely didn’t realise when I came up with the name. I already had a plausible etymology for mine too...! O.o pic.twitter.com/Cwn7VBeGU8— Overheard in Pagham-on-Sea (@OverheardPos) August 14, 2019C.… Continue reading Summer Holidays in Pagham-on-Sea