Book Review, Gothic Fiction, weird fiction

#AmReading: Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk

Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been looking for some fun Lovecraftian fic for a while, and this hit all the buttons for me. I loved the Gothic elements of the setting and the characters, the reimagining of and/or nods to one of the better Frank Belknap Long… Continue reading #AmReading: Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk

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Romancing the Gothic June Class Schedules

Really looking forward to these June classes! I'm hoping to live-tweet the ones I get to attend. Last month's are all uploaded to YouTube - subscribe to Dr Sam Hirst @ RomGothSam's YouTube Channel! 6th June 2020Heroines, Wives and Demons: Women in the GothicSam Hirst13th June 2020Title TBA – Mexican Gothic and FilmValeria Villegas Lindval20th… Continue reading Romancing the Gothic June Class Schedules

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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?

Book Review, Gothic Fiction, Uncategorized

Welsh Gothic Tropes V: The Sin-Eater

Introduction The Sin-Eater was a Welsh export to America, now so forgotten in Wales and so connected with Appalachia, that most Welsh might now consider it to be an American phenomenon, rather than a part of their own history. The Sin-Eater has their* own chapter in Jane Aaron's Welsh Gothic (Chapter 6) and this is… Continue reading Welsh Gothic Tropes V: The Sin-Eater