Monthly Archives: February 2019

#WIHMX Day 28 – R. H. Dixon

On the final day of Women in Horror Month I’m choosing myself because, hey, I need some love too! It’s a tough gig being an indie horror author. One of my main strengths as a writer, so I’m told, is

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#WIHMX Day 27 – Richie Tankersley Cusick

Today I’m choosing author Richie Tankersley Cusick. She wrote quite a few of the Point Horror books, which I devoured as a teen, including the very first one that I ever picked up and read – Trick or Treat. For

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#WIHMX Day 26 – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Today I’m choosing writer and humanist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Her story The Yellow Wallpaper was a semi-biographical piece written when she was suffering from postnatal depression. The Yellow Wallpaper is a harrowing tale in which Gilman highlights the issue of

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#WIHMX Day 25 – Sarah Pinborough

Today I’m choosing author Sarah Pinborough specifically for her novel Mayhem which is a supernatural thriller set in the time when Jack the Ripper was on the prowl. As well as the fact that I do love a good Jack the

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#WIHMX Day 24 – Lois Van Baarle

Today I’m choosing Dutch artist Lois Van Baarle. Her work is very fantasy-like, but some of it has a definite dark streak. Take a look at her stuff HERE…her portfolio is fun, vibrant, gorgeous and pretty addictive.

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#WIHMX Day 23 – Akasha, Queen of the Damned

Today I’m choosing Anne Rice’s character Akasha who was the very first vampire in existence and the mother of them all. As well as the fact that all of Rice’s vampires originated from this one woman, I love that she’s

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#WIHMX Day 22 – Mary Harron

Today I’m choosing Canadian film director Mary Harron who gave us the screen version of American Psycho. Bret Easton Ellis, the author of American Psycho, was never a huge fan of the film. He didn’t believe that it needed to

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#WIHMX Day 21 – Susan Hill

Today I’m choosing author Susan Hill who has given us a collection atmospheric, gothic ghost stories such as The Woman in Black and The Mist in the Mirror. Hill’s ghost stories are the perfect accompaniment for autumn and winter nights

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#WIHMX Day 20 – The Craft

Today I’m choosing the film The Craft. Released in 1996, it came out at a time in my teens when I was at the beginning of my goth phase and knew what it felt like to be a bit of

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#WIHMX Day 19 – Mary Shelley

Today I’m choosing author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley who gave us Frankenstein. Shelley, an English writer who was born in 1797, came up with the idea for Frankenstein while holidaying in Lake Geneva with her husband Percy Shelley, her step-sister Claire

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