Monstrous May, Pagham-verse, undead

Short Story: Broken Glass #MonstrousMay Day 12: Zombies

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Broken Glass ~ an undead romance A first draft of this was up on Wattpad previously - it first went up in 2013. I've revised it for this month.CWs: death, entrapment, suicide of POV characters, the undead eating corpses, the dead are amnesiacs. THE LATE JACOB NOVAK If… Continue reading Short Story: Broken Glass #MonstrousMay Day 12: Zombies

amwriting, Longread, Monstrous May, Pagham-verse, weird fiction

#MonstrousMay Day 11: Monster in the Dark

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Monster in the Dark For this one, I'm going to advertise my short story THE SOUND OF DARKNESS, which you can buy in eBook on its own in various formats, or as part of the F IS FOR FEAR anthology in paperback, eBook and audiobook. It's reproduced for… Continue reading #MonstrousMay Day 11: Monster in the Dark

Gothic Fiction, folklore, nonfiction

Hungarian Cannibal Gang: 1782 (Part 2 of 2: The Story)

Now we've delved into the sources and a bit of context, here's a version of this story rewritten from the British newspaper reports! This is not the story "as it happened", and I'm also not really interested in whether this was hysteria or not, this is just my own version of the story as a… Continue reading Hungarian Cannibal Gang: 1782 (Part 2 of 2: The Story)

vampires, folklore, nonfiction

Hungarian Cannibal Gang Case: 1782 (Part 1 of 2: The Sources)

In my research for the 18thC Slasher WiP I'm co-writing, now titled REDSTONE; OR, THE 'BLOODY BEACH' MURDERS, I came across a case of a cannibal gang reported in the Reading Mercury under the Foreign Affairs section. This article is the extended version of the report that came out in July 1782, detailing the execution… Continue reading Hungarian Cannibal Gang Case: 1782 (Part 1 of 2: The Sources)

amwriting, Pagham-verse, The Crows, thirteenth, weird fiction

Sales and Serials ~ March Update

Greetings friends! I updated you in my newsletter but I haven't done so here. Here are some things to tide you over until my next novel releases! SMASHWORDS SALE NOW ON! THE CROWS - $2.49 A cursed woman with 33 days to live and a lonely eldritch cannibal who can see the future form an… Continue reading Sales and Serials ~ March Update