amwriting, Pagham-verse, weird fiction

#EldritchGirls Character Art & Goremance Musings

We did a reveal on Twitter and Insta a while ago, but failed to introduce our murder-babes here, so I'm rectifying this. Nita Pan and I commissioned Jenn St-Onge to create a coloured bust of our villainous murder babes, Tosh Haraldson and Sasha Shaw. If you want to sign up to beta this project when… Continue reading #EldritchGirls Character Art & Goremance Musings

amwriting, genre

Goth is [not] Dead: (Sub)Genre-Chat

Horace Walpole is credited/blamed for kicking off the 'Gothic' literature genre in 1765 with his novel┬áThe Castle of Otranto: A Gothic Tale, which was intended as a subtle joke. Walpole meant 'Gothic' in the sense of 'barbarous' or 'derived from the Middle Ages', but his supernatural tale of perverse obsession and melodramatic tragedy sparked something… Continue reading Goth is [not] Dead: (Sub)Genre-Chat

The Crows

The Crows

Introducing my WiPMy work in progress [WiP] is a paranormal novel full of mystery, suspense and romance, set in a coastal town in the south of England. It's essentially a gender-flipped Sleeping Beauty meets Beauty and the Beast/Stephen King's Rose Red, with a weird romance element. While I've classified it as 'paranormal', I think it… Continue reading The Crows

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Mr Perfect Meets Miss Virgin

Meeting Mr/Ms Right The subject of this post was suggested to me by a rant - or rather, a considered complaint - by wattpad author PJ Malone, who pointed out the following: 'Most people don't get swept off their feet by some hot thing, and I'm tired of reading about something that makes me want… Continue reading Mr Perfect Meets Miss Virgin