Developing your Writing Style (Evocation and Show, Don’t Tell) – Workshop

Yesterday a workshop was held on some of the key aspects of developing and using an adept style of writing. There are many elements that go towards this, but in this workshop we concentrated on ‘Show, Don’t Tell’ and ‘Evocation.’ The workshop went well and feedback has been great. Aside from the technical aspects ofContinue reading Developing your Writing Style (Evocation and Show, Don’t Tell) – Workshop

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)