Book Review, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows

Red Cape Publishing’s Review: The Crows by C. M. Rosens

A lovely mini-review on their website! I have taken a screenshot as it's not a separate post but rather one in a list on a static page. For those with screen readers, I've copied and pasted the text. https://redcapepublishing.com/book-reviews/ I was blown away by this book, I just couldn’t put it down. There were so… Continue reading Red Cape Publishing’s Review: The Crows by C. M. Rosens

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows

#AmWriting: Call for Betas

Hi all! This is a quick post to shout-out to anyone who wants to beta read my fiction. And, unusually for me, you actually have a choice! It's not just one thing! *le gasp*I need some feedback on a novel (98k words) and two (2) short stories. If you would like to have a go… Continue reading #AmWriting: Call for Betas

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, Uncategorized

Wyrd Wednesday: Wyrd bið ful aræd

I took line 5b from Old English poem 'The Wanderer' as the tagline for The Crows because it is at the heart of the fatalistic themes of death and fate: death is inevitable, and Carrie, unbeknownst to her but very much beknownst to Ricky Porter, has 33 days left to live from when the book… Continue reading Wyrd Wednesday: Wyrd bið ful aræd

folklore, Pagham-verse, The Crows

Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea: Jennet, Jenny and Pinnie-Pen

A folktale from Pagham-on-Sea, recorded by Rev. J. D. Allardyce (1904). There's a tale told of Barrow Field though no folk believe on it now, of the time Old Joss Hunderby went widdershins around the largest of the barrows there after a lamb, and before he knew what was what a door opened in the… Continue reading Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea: Jennet, Jenny and Pinnie-Pen

Pagham-verse, Uncategorized, undead, vampires, world building

Pagham-on-Sea: Dark Tourism

Why come to Pagham-on-Sea? Well, if you're a big vampire fan with money to burn but can't afford a weekend in one of the bigger, more expensive cities like London where the upmarket vampire scene is pretty elitist, then Pagham-on-Sea has several B&Bs and a TravelInn. There are three vampire-owned clubs in the town and… Continue reading Pagham-on-Sea: Dark Tourism