amwriting, genre

Goth is (not) Dead: Corruption

While darkness and isolation are themes that pervade the setting and characterisation, corruption is arguably a meatier concept that nestles at the heart of what many authors want to say in this genre. Corruption can on the surface simply be part of the grotesque, with signs and symbols of physical decay building on/adding to this… Continue reading Goth is (not) Dead: Corruption

archived, Zodiac Theme

The Zodiac Posts – PISCES [2] Emotional Souls – the Maya Starling Interview

Emotional Souls - Spotlight on the Work of Maya Starling In my quest to find blog topic inspiration, I have looked to the signs of the zodiac and their reported personality traits to help me think of things to write about. Pisces are, apparently, emotional souls, and so that got me thinking about emotional issues… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts – PISCES [2] Emotional Souls – the Maya Starling Interview

archived, Zodiac Theme

The Zodiac Posts – PISCES [1] Diversity in Fiction: Mental Health

Diversity in Fiction - Mental Health A while ago I started to do a themed series of blog posts, using the zodiac signs and their associated traits as the central inspiration for the blog post topic. I'm resuming this because it's a ready-made series of topics, and it's a bit of a challenge! I started… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts – PISCES [1] Diversity in Fiction: Mental Health