amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, weird fiction

The Reluctant Husband ~ Sold!

Exciting announcement - my novella The Reluctant Husband is officially part of the SPOOKY BY ASSOCIATION anthology, forthcoming 2021/22 and edited by Nita Pan. I wrote this novella for anyone who enjoys early weird gothic fiction and doesn't take it too seriously, but also really wants terrible things to happen to the awful male protagonists.The… Continue reading The Reluctant Husband ~ Sold!

Author Interview

Bye Bye 2020!

Tomorrow I'm posting how Pagham-on-Sea residents celebrate(d) NYE and New Year's Day, but today is a more personal look back at the year that was. Main Achievement 2020: DEVELOPED SELF CARE https://www.instagram.com/p/CJeKgeOgDEz/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Self Care. I learned how important this actually is for me, made space to do it in different formats, and went back to… Continue reading Bye Bye 2020!

amwriting, Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, weird fiction

2021 ~ Looking Forwards

Goals So what are your goals for 2021? ...Perhaps that's an unfair question as my main "plan" is to hold all plans lightly. This year mainly taught me that whatever plans we make and take for granted can be undone or thwarted in ways that never occurred to me would be possible, and the frustration… Continue reading 2021 ~ Looking Forwards

amwriting, Book Review, Pagham-verse

The Sound of Darkness

My short story 'The Sound of Darkness' is the twelfth of thirteen tales of terror in Red Cape Publishing's latest anthology, F is for Fear. F is for Fear is part of their A-Z of Horror series, and submissions are now open for the next collections. Murat Yildiz is a grown man with a flat… Continue reading The Sound of Darkness

Gothic Fiction, world building, Writing Prompt

#WriterlyWiPChat: July Q&A Week 4 (and a bit!) Part 1

Days 22-25 Do you edit as you go, or push through that first draft? It honestly varies. I do a little bit of editing as I go through, but the first draft will morph and shift under me through weeks of experimental writing until I get the plot and outline right, figure the characters out… Continue reading #WriterlyWiPChat: July Q&A Week 4 (and a bit!) Part 1