This month we’re going to lighten things up and go deep into the depths with two poetic selections. Both are narrative poems telling a story. The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti Each of the selections has been hyperlinked to its entry at the Poetry Foundation for those of you who may […]
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Different Shades of Darkness
Today we are pleased to welcome Jennifer Petkus, author of Jane, Actually, as she shares her thoughts on darkness and the beyond. Be sure to enter for a chance to win a copy. Ms. Perkus has graciously offered two (2) physical books for US residents with valid US mailing addresses, and four (4) ecopies for giveaway! […]
Is Dead the Real End?
What if being dead, as in a door nail, wasn’t exactly the end? Suppose with me for a moment, that we do, in fact, carry on without our bodies in tow–all of our memories, ideas, wishes, dreams get to come with us after we pass into the undiscovered country. As ghosts, we float about and […]
A Review of This House is Haunted
What if you believed there was a ghost haunting the house in which you were living? How would you discover the truth? Who would you speak to about such a thing? How could you be sure you weren’t going insane? These are the very questions Eliza Caine wrestles with as the new governess at Gaudlin […]
Jane Austen, Dan Brown, and a Heroine in a Certain Gothic Abbey
It’s genuinely impossible for me to say which Jane Austen work is my favorite.