Author Interview, Longread, Uncategorized, werewolves

Let's Talk About Wolves #5: Werewolf Talk with Becca Lynn Mathis

Becca Lynn Mathis In this latest instalment of #WerewolfTalk, I got to hear from author Becca Lynn Mathis. Born and raised in Texas, Becca Lynn Mathis has been writing since she was a little girl, and could often be found sitting among the branches of a tree, reading a book. She even used to get… Continue reading Let's Talk About Wolves #5: Werewolf Talk with Becca Lynn Mathis

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Werewolf Films: 1950-1959

Perhaps because no one likes thinking about basic human unpleasantness, and everyone had had quite enough of that thanks very much, the werewolf film and its themes saw a repression in the 1950s. The rise of the teenager in Britain and America was a cause of much social anxiety in the post-War period, while older… Continue reading Werewolf Films: 1950-1959

Gothic Fiction, TV/Film Review, Uncategorized, werewolves

Werewolf Films: 1910-1949

What did the werewolf represent? Who could become one? How did the werewolf reflect social anxieties in cinema? #silentcinema #werewolf #MondayBlogsClub

Gothic Fiction, Uncategorized, werewolves

Let’s Talk About Wolves #2: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Look at the soft, succulent flesh on that, Canis whispered, wheedling now, all warm-blooded and fattened up ripe and tender, you'll still taste the vodka in the meat, in her warm, fragrant blood - - oh god, Meredith thought, creeping closer until the scent of Tina's subtle perfume filled her nostrils, Fresh blood pulsing into my mouth, over… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Wolves #2: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Pagham-verse, The Crows, Uncategorized, world building

Pagham-on-Sea Pub Crawl (Ultimate Challenge Version)

Pagham-on-Sea, East Sussex, is a town described as "too bleak for the bleak geeks", but it does have some quite good pubs. In this post, we look at the 11 pubs from best to worst (c.2019) at least according to the Good Pub Guide website: The Red Ram The New Inn The Ship's Wheel The… Continue reading Pagham-on-Sea Pub Crawl (Ultimate Challenge Version)