Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, Podcast, The Crows

Podcast Season 1 Finale ~ Chapter 21 + Epilogue Out Now!

Chapter 21 + Epilogue of The Crows is online today! CW for head injury, unreality/time skips, arson, immolation, death, grief and facing mortality. CHAPTER 21: I HAVE YOU NOW MY PRETTY + EPILOGUE: IS THIS THE END?Links on my podcast page. Chapter 21: I Have You Now My Pretty ...in which Carrie's wyrd ends... He’d… Continue reading Podcast Season 1 Finale ~ Chapter 21 + Epilogue Out Now!

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, Podcast

Podcast S01E22 ~ Chapter 20 Up Now (Season Finale Next Week!)

Chapter 20 of The Crows is online today! CW for another mild Rob Zombie chapter with horrendous family dynamics, mild xenophobia, parental abuse (including the long-awaited threatened lobotomy by parasites), zombies/treatment of dead girls like dolls CHAPTER 20: IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU...Links on my podcast page. Chapter 20: If I Can't Have You... ...in… Continue reading Podcast S01E22 ~ Chapter 20 Up Now (Season Finale Next Week!)

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, Podcast

Podcast S01E21 ~ Chapter 19 Up Now!

Chapter 19 of The Crows is online today! CW for gore, brutal loss of parental figure, burning something of sentimental value, alcoholic relapse POV CHAPTER 19: LET THE PAST BURNLinks on my podcast page. Chapter 19: Let The Past Burn ...in which things unravel and Ricky says goodbye... “Burn it down.” The dread pooled in Guy’s… Continue reading Podcast S01E21 ~ Chapter 19 Up Now!

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Podcast

Author Interview ~ Maria DeBlassie on Brujeria, Ordinary Gothic, Moving Beyond Generational Trauma, and Short Story HUNGRY BUSINESS

Interview Transcript ~ Introducing the Author Maria DeBlassie Maria DeBlassie, Ph.D. is a native New Mexican mestiza blogger, multi-award-winning writer, and multi-award-winning educator living in the Land of Enchantment. Her blogging life started as a year-long journey to write her back into happy, healthy, and whole through daily posts about life’s simple pleasures, everyday magic,… Continue reading Author Interview ~ Maria DeBlassie on Brujeria, Ordinary Gothic, Moving Beyond Generational Trauma, and Short Story HUNGRY BUSINESS

Gothic Fiction, reblogged post

From Romancing the Gothic Blog: 100 Women Writers in Horror, the Gothic and Supernatural Fiction from the 18th Century to 2021

An amazing list of 1-100 authors (and I am on the list!! o.O) Please tip at http://www.ko-fi-com/SamHirst if you can. This is such a good resource.

Romancing the Gothic

I recently completed a twitter thread on 100 women. You can find it here, if you’re interested. It includes more gifs and pictures! But for ease, I’ve collated them all into one list. The entries are fairly brief but I’m happy to tackle any questions you have! Enjoy the list and if you feel like supporting me or chucking me a tip, there’s a ko-fi and a patreon

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1) Clara Reeve (1729-1807)

Reeve responded to Walpole’s genre starting Castle of Otranto with The Old English Baron (1778). It got rid of excessive supernaturalism and kept the medieval peril. It was originally published as ‘Champion of Virtue’ in reduced circles in 1777.

2) Sophia Lee (1750 – 1824)

Author and playwright, she and her sisters ran a school in Bath. Her Gothically claustrophobic text The Recess (1785) reimagined history, giving Mary, Queen of Scots, two daughters and telling…

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