Author Interview, Longread, Podcast

Author Interview with Ally Wilkes

Author Bio Ally Wilkes: Photo Credit Sophie Davidson Ally Wilkes (she/they) grew up in a succession of isolated—possibly haunted—country houses and boarding schools. After studying law at Oxford, she went on to spend eleven years as a criminal barrister. Ally now lives in Greenwich, London, with an anatomical human skeleton and far too many books… Continue reading Author Interview with Ally Wilkes

Pagham-verse, Podcast, thirteenth, weird fiction

Podcast S02E17 ~ Thirteenth Part 17

The Triad find themselves trapped the wrong side of the portal with an unexpected benefit for Wes. CWs: fist-fight, blood, disordered eating/mindless eating to painful over-capacity (of rotten food) LISTEN NOW Chapter 11 Wes gave a loud shout and nearly cannoned into him, forcing his sister to duck down.Ricky turned.Something was emerging from the sea,… Continue reading Podcast S02E17 ~ Thirteenth Part 17

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, Podcast, thirteenth

Podcast S02E16 ~ Thirteenth Part 16

Welcome back to Eldritch Girl... The final act of the novel is upon us, and in this part, Katy returns to the Outside unprepared and Wes seizes his chance to get rid of Ricky. CWs: incision/self-mutilation, drug-addled decision-making, aggressive family arguments, body horror. Listen now Chapter 10 Memories crowded him, bouncing against the dark sand.… Continue reading Podcast S02E16 ~ Thirteenth Part 16

Pagham-verse, Podcast, thirteenth, weird fiction

Podcast S02E15 ~ Thirteenth Part 15

Welcome back to Eldritch Girl... Ricky struggles to cope with his cousins and his deeply-rooted insecurities, while Katy, struggling to deal with her grief and newfound knowledge, figures out why Wes is on the List. Wes is just... struggling. CWs: alcohol use in context of a depression spiral, lack of self-awareness, on-page panic attack, references… Continue reading Podcast S02E15 ~ Thirteenth Part 15

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Longread, Podcast

Author Interview ~ Mason Hawthorne

Author Bio Mason Hawthorne Mason Hawthorne writes horror, dark and urban fantasy, and studied writing and English literatures at the University of Wollongong. Most of his work is in speculative fiction, usually dark or horror themed. His stories often feature body horror, transformation, hunger, and anxiety. Queer thematic elements are always right below the surface,… Continue reading Author Interview ~ Mason Hawthorne