Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, Podcast, weird fiction

Bonus Episode ~ The Sound of Darkness

The bonus episode for March is my short story, 'The Sound of Darkness', published in 'F is for Fear' by Red Cape Publishing. Listen now on my podcast page. The Sound of Darkness CORRECTION: at one point, I should have said 'through the door leading to the lifts', rather than 'into the lifts', because Peregrine… Continue reading Bonus Episode ~ The Sound of Darkness

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, Podcast, The Crows

Podcast S01E07 ~ Chapter 6 [Part 2 of 2] Up Now!

Part 2 of Chapter 6 is now up! We pick up from the cliffhanger of last week... continue listening on the podcast. CHAPTER 6: BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR (PART 2 OF 2) Chapter 6: Be Careful What You Wish For (Part 2 of 2) Carrie quickly learned there was nothing like disposing of… Continue reading Podcast S01E07 ~ Chapter 6 [Part 2 of 2] Up Now!

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From Romancing the Gothic Blog: 100 Women Writers in Horror, the Gothic and Supernatural Fiction from the 18th Century to 2021

An amazing list of 1-100 authors (and I am on the list!! o.O) Please tip at http://www.ko-fi-com/SamHirst if you can. This is such a good resource.

Romancing the Gothic

I recently completed a twitter thread on 100 women. You can find it here, if you’re interested. It includes more gifs and pictures! But for ease, I’ve collated them all into one list. The entries are fairly brief but I’m happy to tackle any questions you have! Enjoy the list and if you feel like supporting me or chucking me a tip, there’s a ko-fi and a patreon

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1) Clara Reeve (1729-1807)

Reeve responded to Walpole’s genre starting Castle of Otranto with The Old English Baron (1778). It got rid of excessive supernaturalism and kept the medieval peril. It was originally published as ‘Champion of Virtue’ in reduced circles in 1777.

2) Sophia Lee (1750 – 1824)

Author and playwright, she and her sisters ran a school in Bath. Her Gothically claustrophobic text The Recess (1785) reimagined history, giving Mary, Queen of Scots, two daughters and telling…

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Podcast S01E06 ~ Chapter 6 [Part 1 of 2] Today!

The next episode of The Crows is available to listen to on my podcast! This is in 2 parts... Part 1 is up now. CHAPTER 6: BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR (Part 1 of 2) Chapter 6: Be Careful What You Wish For (Part 1) ...in which Ricky Porter introduces himself, and Carrie finds… Continue reading Podcast S01E06 ~ Chapter 6 [Part 1 of 2] Today!

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, Podcast, The Crows, weird fiction

Podcast S01E05 ~ Chapter 5 Up Now!

Listen to the latest episode, Chapter 5, now! CHAPTER 5: SOMETHING IN THE ATTIC Chapter 5: Something in the Attic ...in which Carrie finds a music box and Guy brings a book... THE CROWS The bank of smothering cloud hung over the sea, flat and grey like a tin lid on top of the world.… Continue reading Podcast S01E05 ~ Chapter 5 Up Now!