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. […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Wanted Dead this miscreant Yanis, seen here in company with one of the lower dwellers, is wanted for crimes against the empire. there is a reward of 60 Gold Drachma for his head.
This was my entry in our friendly xmas writing competion. I was inspired to write a modern take on M R James entitled The devil’s door