folklore, Gothic Fiction, undead

Ghostly Advent Calendar Days 8-18

A sad tale's best for winter: I have oneOf sprites and goblins.Shakespeare, A Winter's Tale In celebration of the release of F is for Fear, featuring 13 tales of terror including my own short story, 'The Sound of Darkness', 25+ stories of ghosts, ghouls and spooky goings-on have been collected for you here, all ready… Continue reading Ghostly Advent Calendar Days 8-18

folklore, Gothic Fiction, Uncategorized, undead

Ghostly Advent Calendar Dec 1-7

A sad tale's best for winter: I have oneOf sprites and goblins.Shakespeare, A Winter's Tale In celebration of the release of F is for Fear, featuring 13 tales of terror including my own short story, 'The Sound of Darkness', 25+ stories of ghosts, ghouls and spooky goings-on have been collected for you here, all ready… Continue reading Ghostly Advent Calendar Dec 1-7

amwriting, Pagham-verse, undead, vampires, werewolves, world building

Saints & Sinners Part 1

Introduction to Pagham-on-Sea This month's #WiPWorldBuilders card is on saints and sinners, looking at beliefs and belief systems in our fictional worlds. Let's talk about some of the belief systems in Pagham-on-Sea first. For context, the town's population is around 12,000, while the population of the commuter estate (Queen Mary's and Jubilee) on the other… Continue reading Saints & Sinners Part 1

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

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, undead, vampires

The Undead of Pagham-on-Sea: Lychgates

Most people think vampires when they think of the undead, but the truth is that the undead communities are diverse and far from homogenous. Even the ghoul community has its complexities, although they are pretty close to zombies when their brain functions deteriorate through hunger. This post is going to look at how newly undead… Continue reading The Undead of Pagham-on-Sea: Lychgates