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

Longread, TV/Film Review, werewolves

Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part II

This is the longest section: crime/thriller horror films intended as straight horror, some of which were police procedurals too, and some were based on real life serial killers. I also cover exploitation films here too, but CW for... everything, from on-camera real life rodent torture/death to sexual assault and torment of a disabled person. Links… Continue reading Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part II

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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