New Year, New Feature: a Speculative Fiction Writing Prompt — Myths of the Mirror

I wish you all a wonderfully creative, happy, healthy, and safe new year, full of laughter and love. ** After 5+ years of blogging, I thought I’d try something new… finally. How about a Monthly Speculative Fiction Writing Prompt? Sue Vincent was the inspiration for this idea since I’ve loved participating in her weekly prompts […]Continue reading New Year, New Feature: a Speculative Fiction Writing Prompt — Myths of the Mirror

A Concise History of Ghosts and Famous Accounts in Literature

For as long as human beings have been self-aware, it seems they have also been aware of ghosts. The concept of ghosts, and also ghost stories, dates far back into human history and has captivated and mystified the human race for generations. A rustle in the bushes, the sound of something creaking, and the anxiety entwinedContinue reading A Concise History of Ghosts and Famous Accounts in Literature

The Corpse Light (Victorian Ghost Story)

The Corpse Light (Victorian Ghost M. R. James is one of my favourite writers when it comes to ghost stories. His stories, Count Magnus, The Treasure of Abbot Thomas and Oh whistler and I’ll come are amongst some of my favourites. But, if you ask me what other Victorian ghost stories I like then this is one that springs to mind,Continue reading The Corpse Light (Victorian Ghost Story)

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) Best known for her mysterious detective novels:  Agatha Christie, one of the most famous names in detective fiction, was a landmark figure in producing the classic whodunnit stories. The Guinness Book of World Records have cited her as the bestselling author of all time.  Her books have sold over 2 billion copies in 44Continue reading Agatha Christie