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F is for Fear: 28th October 2020

My short story THE SOUND OF DARKNESS is being published in the @redcapepublishing anthology F is for Fear, part of the A-Z of Horror series. Release date is 28th October 2020-!◇The theme of the anthology invited writers to submit a story around a common phobia or fear. I chose fear of the dark because there is so… Continue reading F is for Fear: 28th October 2020

amwriting, Pagham-verse, werewolves, world building

Saints & Sinners Part 2

Interviews in Pagham-on-Sea We asked residents of Pagham-on-Sea what they thought of these questions. What is the gravest sin anyone can commit? What, like murder? Murder, yeah. Like Hitler an' that.- Josie, 15, studentBetrayal.- Anon., age unknown, shadow lurkerNot paying your tab.- Mirren, age unknown, nightclub owner Can you be damned [in your belief system]?… Continue reading Saints & Sinners Part 2

amwriting, Pagham-verse, undead, vampires, werewolves, world building

Saints & Sinners Part 1

Introduction to Pagham-on-Sea This month's #WiPWorldBuilders card is on saints and sinners, looking at beliefs and belief systems in our fictional worlds. Let's talk about some of the belief systems in Pagham-on-Sea first. For context, the town's population is around 12,000, while the population of the commuter estate (Queen Mary's and Jubilee) on the other… Continue reading Saints & Sinners Part 1

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, world building

NEW!! Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea

New eBook! Free to Newsletter Subscribers Buy from Amazon (you can just change .co.uk in the URL to .com or .fr etc manually, and you'll land up on the same product)! Buy from Smashwords!Add to your Goodreads Library! A very short companion book to the Pagham-on-Sea 'verse, Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea Vol. I is now available… Continue reading NEW!! Folklore of Pagham-on-Sea

amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, weird fiction, werewolves, world building

Summer Holidays in Pagham-on-Sea

Look what arrived! I’m pointing at roughly where Pagham-on-Sea is in the second pic.FUN FACT: There is a real Pagham (!) near Chichester (West Sussex) which I completely didn’t realise when I came up with the name. I already had a plausible etymology for mine too...! O.o pic.twitter.com/Cwn7VBeGU8— Overheard in Pagham-on-Sea (@OverheardPos) August 14, 2019C.… Continue reading Summer Holidays in Pagham-on-Sea