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Podcast S01E10 ~ Chapter 9 Up Now!

Chapter 9 of The Crows is online today! CW for bird death, and the POV of a relapsing alcoholic.CHAPTER 9: BAD OMENS Links on my podcast page. Chapter 9: Bad Omens ...in which Guy Bishop brings Carrie flowers... A sharp smack at the window made him jump and turn, the book slipping from his grasp… Continue reading Podcast S01E10 ~ Chapter 9 Up Now!

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Welsh Gothic Tropes I: Death Omens

IntroductionOne element that recurs throughout Welsh Gothic fiction is ... the death omen. Whether it's a raven being shot and showering the bride-to-be in blood as it plummets down a well ('The Prediction', 1827), or a cow biting off its own teats on a failing farm (Martha, Jac a Sianco, 2004, I kid you not),… Continue reading Welsh Gothic Tropes I: Death Omens