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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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#WIHMX Day 18 – Lindsey Kustusch

Today I’m choosing artist Lindsey Kustusch. Okay, so she doesn’t exactly promote herself within the field of horror, but I’m taking the liberty of using her in my WIHM line-up anyway. Her corvid paintings are absolutely stunning and they speak

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#WIHMX Day 17 – Xenomorph

Today I’m choosing the queen alien from Aliens and Alien 3: a perfect follow on from yesterday’s choice. I’ve thought long and hard and this is one of the best female ‘monsters’ in horror that I can think of. And

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#WIHMX Day 16 – Sigourney Weaver

Today I’m choosing actress Sigourney Weaver who gave us Ellen Ripley in Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 & Alien Resurrection. As well as having brains, she had courage, strength and ability – and she kicked the absolute shit out of those

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