A Christmas Story: Soot

Fox Spirit revives the Christmas ghost story tradition with my tale ‘Soot’ today. Pop on over and give it a read. Have a spooky holiday!

The Occult & Popular Social Movements

Today I’ll be in Glasgow to attend a day-long workshop on a topic of interest for several things I’m working on at present including the serial. You can see the full program here. It’s been coordinated by Popular Occulture in Britain, 1875-1947. I expect I will write about it afterward, as usual. If you need…

TOA/V: The Living and The Dead

This programme aired last month but in the midst of the Brexit madness, it seemed to miss its audience. Folks in the Folk Horror Revival group mentioned it enthusiastically so having caught up with series three of Black Sails we were casting about for a new show and decided to give The Living and The Dead…

TOA/V: The Underpass

Sure, it’s not October Country quite yet, but here’s a little spooky tale that’s bound to please — by which I mean make you shudder. THE UNDERPASS is genuinely unsettling and has brilliant sound design, so turn it up (or wear headphones if you don’t want to frighten your co-workers). Chilling good fun. Check out…

Anne Billson Interview

Over at A Knife & A Quill, I get to interview the faboo Anne Billson. Drop by if you have any interest in films, horror, ghosts, vampires, cats or Belgian beer. Or if you just like to read interviews with smart, witty women. Don’t forget — we still need to record the history of women…