amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows

The Punch & Judy Man of Hangman’s Walk

Sh! What's That? Sh, what's that, the wooden slap, the swazzle-voiced cry and the short sharp crack? Sh, what's that, the glazed-eyed clap, the hollow applause and the rat-a-tat-tat? Passing by, you pause and try to catch a glimpse of - sh! What's that? Where the shadows and lamp-oil meet, pooling gold in the midnight street,… Continue reading The Punch & Judy Man of Hangman’s Walk

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

#Gothic Tropes To Feed Your Soul: (1) THE CREEPY OLD HOUSE

This post is the first of a new series exploring a few #gothic tropes I love, starting with my absolute favourite: the creepy old house (which may or may not have a mind of its own)!

Pagham-verse, The Crows

Spooky Reading Playlists! What’s Yours?

What do you like listening to when you read spooky stories? The Crows has its own playlist, made by one of my awesome beta readers: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7JRavEo70ierPQFmtfAfJn And if you need a bit of bone-chilling dark cabaret in your life (lyrics abounding in trigger warnings), you should definitely follow this playlist too: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1GaUcEtSG1qdO2abiCZCEj Want something a… Continue reading Spooky Reading Playlists! What’s Yours?

amwriting, Pagham-verse, Uncategorized, world building

Snake & Feather: Party Time

Promotional Flyer Time! A popular song played repeatedly on the Underground Network radio, The Song of Dear Dead Daphne (re-released as Sweet Necrophiliac's Sweetheart) made the Top 10 in 1989 and was written and performed by the lead singer of the popular banshee band, Crowblack. Lead singer River O'Dare says that she was inspired by… Continue reading Snake & Feather: Party Time

amwriting, Pagham-verse, Uncategorized, world building

Pagham-on-Sea: One Big, Sexy Infographic

Check out these other posts if you're thinking of moving to Pagham-on-Sea: So You’re Moving To Pagham-on-Sea: Doing the Groundwork So You’ve Moved To Pagham-on-Sea: Getting Medical Help The Doctor Will See You Now Pagham-on-Sea: Historical Sites Pagham-on-Sea: Cryptids & the Unexplained Pagham-on-Sea: Famous Women Pagham-on-Sea: Undead Fashion Pagham-on-Sea: Werewolf Fashion Pagham-on-Sea: New Estate Fashion… Continue reading Pagham-on-Sea: One Big, Sexy Infographic