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

Book Review, Gothic Fiction

#AmReading: Spectred Isle by K. J. Charles

Spectred Isle by K.J. Charles My rating: 5 of 5 stars Brilliant I loved this book. We read it for a Gothic lit book club and I loved the world of 1920s London and the lost generation worked so well for this. The depiction of the War and the various experiences of those who survived… Continue reading #AmReading: Spectred Isle by K. J. Charles

Book Review, Gothic Fiction, weird fiction

#AmReading: Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk

Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been looking for some fun Lovecraftian fic for a while, and this hit all the buttons for me. I loved the Gothic elements of the setting and the characters, the reimagining of and/or nods to one of the better Frank Belknap Long… Continue reading #AmReading: Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk