Tag Archives: horror fiction

Cover Reveal: SINGULARITY by H. H. Basquait & Co

Greetings Fiction Fans. Those of you who like the wonderfully weird and the weirdly wonderful may remember the project headed up be self-confessed Dilettante Helena Han Basquait last year called Jessica. This was a collaborative effort from Helena and a … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Within The Dark Mind – Guest Post by M J Wesolowski

I’m pleased to welcome M J Wesolowski to my WordPress this week. He is a horror writer who has had success with his short fiction and has recently released his first novella The Black Land which I reviewed when it … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Novel teasers, Horror Fiction, oh my!

Just a super quick post today, that I actually mean to post yesterday but didn’t have time to, *smacks wrist*, but hopefully you will see why. I had planned to do a post on theme, something I’ve been thinking a … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing, Novel Excerpts, Short Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Of rain, swords and Ellen Ripley: my first Author Interview!

I’d like to thank the tenacious and outstanding Anneque G. Malchien, blogger, writer, reviewer and all-round awesome egg, for asking for and recording my very first author interview. I discuss writing, the universe and everything, talk a little about myself … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Crazy Little Thing Called Blood: Book Review of To Touch The Sun by Laura Enright

I was really excited when I heard about the upcoming release of this debut novel, not least because I have recently re-discovered my love of vampire fiction. It did wane for a while: I’ve never been keen on the recent re-imaginings in … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What’s Left Unsaid – Writing Horror and Another #FlashForFriday

One aspect of good writing, particularly horror writing, is that which is not said. Our imaginations can produce scenarios far more unnerving and thrilling than any words on a page can prescribe, so, when writing, especially horror, thrillers or ghost stories, don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing, Short Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Looking Ahead – Here’s to 2014!

I have mentioned before how advantageous not resting on one’s laurels is – I find keeping up productivity not only keeps your motivation and inspiration aflame, but it also means you end up with writing, and lots of it: projects you can … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Is horror horrid?

I’m going to start this post with the disclaimer that, as I have mentioned before, horror has, up until recently, not been a genre that I’ve been a particular fan of. I thought I’d seen enough to know that it … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Away With Thee, Laurels! I shall not sit upon’t!

I have mentioned a few times over the past few months how invigorating and inspiring I find it to keep my productivity up. Moving forward with current projects or planning the next one means I feel like I’m constantly in … Continue reading

Posted in Musings on Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Author Interview: M. J. Wesolowski – ‘The Black Land’

Last week I reviewed horror writer M. J. Wesolowski’s debut novella, The Black Land, newly released by publishing house Blood Bound Books. The book was a chiller and no mistake, oozing atmosphere and rigid with teeth-clenching expectancy. You can read the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Musings on Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments