Exciting announcement - my novella The Reluctant Husband is officially part of the SPOOKY BY ASSOCIATION anthology, forthcoming 2021/22 and edited by Nita Pan. I wrote this novella for anyone who enjoys early weird gothic fiction and doesn't take it too seriously, but also really wants terrible things to happen to the awful male protagonists.The… Continue reading The Reluctant Husband ~ Sold!
Arthur Machen, born Arthur Llewellyn Jones (1863-1947) My first read of 2021 is a classic, a seminal text in many ways that inspired a generation of Weird fiction writers. Arthur Machen was writing a decadent Gothic novella, which is a kind of fantasy-horror juxtaposing the beauty of the natural world with the unspeakable horror that… Continue reading #AmReading ~ The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen
My brand new podcast, Eldritch Girl: Weird Gothic Stuff & Nonsense will be launching on 04 Feb 2021 at 12pm GMT! If you missed my sneaky announcement about the theme tune... you can listen to it again here. THE CROWS THEME is going to feature on the podcast and is by Gemma Cartmell. Season 1… Continue reading Podcast Launch! 04 Feb 2021
Goals So what are your goals for 2021? ...Perhaps that's an unfair question as my main "plan" is to hold all plans lightly. This year mainly taught me that whatever plans we make and take for granted can be undone or thwarted in ways that never occurred to me would be possible, and the frustration… Continue reading 2021 ~ Looking Forwards
THE CROWS theme by Gemma Cartmell: All Rights Reserved YOU MAY REMEMBER that I reviewed the novella The Truth in Lies by Gemma Cartmell earlier in 2020. That post is here. Gemma Cartmell is also a musician and composer, and her YouTube Channel showcases her work - ambient, instrumental, moody and Gothic. Gemma CartmellWebsiteBandcampSoundcloudYouTubeTwitterInstagramFacebook I… Continue reading The Crows: Theme Tune by Gemma Cartmell