Mythos and Worlds

How to create fantastic worlds that everyone can relate to. Today I’m writing about Worlds, I’m writing about Mythos.  The Godfather, Lord of the Rings, Shogun, the Caller in the Dark, Titus Groan,  Dune, Gaunt’s ghosts. They all have something in common, they all have deeply immersive worlds like nothing else you’ve ever experienced before.  […]

Ghost Books

When I was  eleven years old, my aunt got me  this book: It’s a book of short stories,  and it’s from Marks & Spencer  (US readers that’s a department store) and it has a really cliched cover.  I love it. I totally adore this book. The cover looks tacky now, but aged 11 in 1982  […]

Contents Page for Ghost Stories

The Music of Erich Zann    H P Lovecraft The Ghost in the Bride’s Chamber    Charles Dickens A School Story    M R James The CantervilleGhost    Oscar Wilde The Tell-Tale Heart    Edgar Allen Poe The Cat Room    R. Chetwynd-Hayes The Monk’s Story    Catherine Crowe Laura    Saki Smoke Ghost    Fritz Leiber The Phantom Ship    Captain Marryat An Adelaide […]

Episode 4: The portal of Kharon – Glykeria’s Tomb

  Episode 4- The portal of Kharon PDF   The short corridor leading from the charnel pit ended in a pair of securely locked iron doors, their hinges well hidden in the surrounding stonework. Logan and Yanis approached cautiously and began to investigate them. The doors appeared to be smooth, grey and unadorned, the only […]

Cutting edge vampire stories

These were recommended by a friend @BooktalkBmth,  if you are looking for Non Fluffy Vampires (R) you could try: The Vampire Quintet by Jasper Kent  (period Russian vampires, I think I’ll give this one a go) The Strain by Guillemo del Toro A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Have you read Night Watch by Sergei […]