Pagham-verse, Podcast, The Crows, world building

Podcast Bonus Episode ~ The New Estate and Hangman’s Walk

My first bonus episode with two additional stories ~ both extracts from The Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea Vol. 1. I talk about the New Estate and Hangman's Walk, and read the tale of the Meteorite Strike in Roman times, and the Punch & Judy Man of Hangman's Walk Bonus Ep ~ The New Estate and Hangman's… Continue reading Podcast Bonus Episode ~ The New Estate and Hangman’s Walk

Gothic Fiction, world building, writing tips

Gothic Day of Creation: Dialogue Workshop

Today is the Gothic Day of Creation over at Romancing the Gothic project, with so much good stuff going on! I kicked us off with a dialogue workshop, and if you missed it, here are some highlights for you... Choose your characters for the workshop. You need Character A and B. Pick a Gothic trope… Continue reading Gothic Day of Creation: Dialogue Workshop

amwriting, Pagham-verse, world building

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us in Pagham-on-Sea and beyond! How did you celebrate this year? We hope that you stayed safe and remain well. Photo by rovenimages.com on Pexels.com Mummers' Parade Photo by Breakingpic on Pexels.com Traditionally in Pagham-on-Sea the New Year is rung in with a number of events, not all possible… Continue reading Happy New Year!

amwriting, world building, Writing Prompt, writing tips

World Building and Language Workshop

On Saturday 15 August 2020 I took part in the Romancing the Gothic's Gothic Creative Day via Zoom, leading a workshop on world building and language. The workshop was not recorded, but it was pretty popular, so I'd be happy to run it again. In the meantime, here are my slides for you to play… Continue reading World Building and Language Workshop

amwriting, Pagham-verse, werewolves, world building

Saints & Sinners Part 2

Interviews in Pagham-on-Sea We asked residents of Pagham-on-Sea what they thought of these questions. What is the gravest sin anyone can commit? What, like murder? Murder, yeah. Like Hitler an' that.- Josie, 15, studentBetrayal.- Anon., age unknown, shadow lurkerNot paying your tab.- Mirren, age unknown, nightclub owner Can you be damned [in your belief system]?… Continue reading Saints & Sinners Part 2