Pagham-verse, undead, Monstrous May

Short Story: Broken Glass #MonstrousMay Day 12: Zombies

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Broken Glass ~ an undead romance A first draft of this was up on Wattpad previously - it first went up in 2013. I've revised it for this month.CWs: death, entrapment, suicide of POV characters, the undead eating corpses, the dead are amnesiacs. THE LATE JACOB NOVAK If… Continue reading Short Story: Broken Glass #MonstrousMay Day 12: Zombies

folklore, nonfiction, vampires

Hungarian Cannibal Gang Case: 1782 (Part 1 of 2: The Sources)

In my research for the 18thC Slasher WiP I'm co-writing, now titled REDSTONE; OR, THE 'BLOODY BEACH' MURDERS, I came across a case of a cannibal gang reported in the Reading Mercury under the Foreign Affairs section. This article is the extended version of the report that came out in July 1782, detailing the execution… Continue reading Hungarian Cannibal Gang Case: 1782 (Part 1 of 2: The Sources)

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Longread, undead, vampires, werewolves

Author Interview ~ Magen Cubed

Author Bio Magen Cubed is an Eisner-nominated writer, essayist, and occasional critic, best known for her queer monster-hunting urban fantasy/paranormal romance series SOUTHERN GOTHIC. She has appeared in the critically acclaimed TWISTED ROMANCE comics anthology from Image Comics and has bylines on the award-winning Women Write About Comics. Magen lives in Florida with her girlfriend… Continue reading Author Interview ~ Magen Cubed

Longread, TV/Film Review, vampires

Halloween Special: 1931 Dracula

In this Halloween Special, I'm watching Tod Browning's Dracula (1931) and doing the commentary for it. It's just over an hour long, so if you want to watch along with me, grab yourself a copy, and I'll count you in - 3, 2, 1, GO! listen now Stream it https://videopress.com/v/smI0ilJk?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata If you want to leave… Continue reading Halloween Special: 1931 Dracula

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Longread, Podcast, undead, vampires

Author Interview Transcript: S. T. [Saint] Gibson

In this episode of the podcast, I got to chat to S. T. / Saint Gibson, author of A DOWRY OF BLOOD. The interview discusses the themes of DOWRY, the novel DRACULA and its various adaptations, including the infanticidal nature of the brides in those versions, and may contain spoilers for films like Van Helsing… Continue reading Author Interview Transcript: S. T. [Saint] Gibson