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Alexa, Turn on the ******* Light!

“I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.” – Dracula, Bram Stoker It’s April already, which means I’m another year older (ugh), the

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The Cundy Launch Event…

Some pics from the launch event yesterday at Hartlepool Central Hub on York Road…

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Glossary for The Cundy…

The Cundy is based in the northeast of England and so to keep it as real as possible, I stayed true to local dialect and terminology. I think international readers will easily be able to pick up on and identify

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OUT NOW! The Cundy…

The Cundy is a coming of age tale set in the mid-90s in my hometown, Horden, in the northeast of England. I took inspiration from local history, specifically from the time when Scula the Danish Viking warlord ruled the area

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The Cundy: 12 Days to Go…

It’s March! Which means, it’s the month of The Cundy! Yesterday I went on a field trip to where the book is based and took some photos. Buried deep within the dene, this water conduit (known locally as the cundy)

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#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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