Category Archives: Gothic

For The Love Of Author Branding – Halloween Edition

In my last post, I wrote about the joy of reader/writer events. Today, I want to talk about author/book/series branding and how you can go wild with it at Halloween. First, the Fall In Love With New England reader/writer conference … Continue reading

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A Romantic Spot

by C. Margery Kempe From Ireland First a little news: some good coverage of my publisher for Man City, Tirgearr, in the Irish Publishing News and also at the London Book Fair. The perks of being the first all digital … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! If you’re in Scotland, you would be celebrating Hogmanay and first-footing — the first person to cross your threshold in the new year will determine the luck of the year. A tall dark man seems to be … Continue reading

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Interview with author Kit Marlowe

C. Margery Kempe here: Today I’m in Dundee to interview the historical romance writer, Kit Marlowe author of The Mangrove Legacy [now on Kindle!], The Big Splash and the on-going serial novel, Airships & Alchemy. Hello, Kit — and happy birthday … Continue reading

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Contest & Halloween History Fun by Cinsearae Santiago

Lovers of creepiness as we all are already, I’m sure most of us know the story about Jack and how the jack-o-lantern came to be. But for those who don’t know, the legend stems from Irish storytellings. Jack was a … Continue reading

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The Life Behind The Art: Mary Shelley by Debralee Mede

“The different accidents of life are not so changeable as the feelings of human nature. I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself … Continue reading

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Clearing the Clutter

At home I’m in the midst of clearing and packing and eliminating and — well, if things don’t more along a little faster, perhaps some setting fire to things and running away to laugh across the street as it burns. … Continue reading

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