Welcome to my first weekly wrap up! I thought it would be fun to post on the weekends a little review of my week, what I read, and put in some personal stuff. The rest of my posts are geared towards gothic horror, so this will be an opportunity to talk about other books I've… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up
Month: July 2021
Gothic Mood Board
What are your first steps when starting a new creative project? One of my favorite things to do is to start a Pinterest mood board. It's such a fun visual way to start brainstorming and it can provide sparks of inspiration for visual cues in your writing. I have a WIP that I started during… Continue reading Gothic Mood Board
No Spoiler Review: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Title: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Author: Stuart Turton Format: Hardcover book Available in physical books, audio book, or ebook Rating: 🖤🖤 🖤 Summary "Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle. But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the… Continue reading No Spoiler Review: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
What is Gothic Horror?
A dark wood. A foggy moor. A towering abandoned building. Howling wind. What is it exactly that marks Gothic literature? It has an interesting history, starting with the 1764 publication of The Castle of Otrando by Horace Walpole. This book blends realism and supernatural elements while introducing many of the trappings of Gothic horror -… Continue reading What is Gothic Horror?