The Winter of my Content – Backlogs, Catching Up and Baby Joy

 Yes, it's been a while hasn't it?  Probably the longest between blog posts. Writing is funny like that. Nothing for ages and then a sudden burst of creativity, followed by a flurry of posts, poems, and story ideas. It's a crazy, wonderful process. Which is my way of warning you of the possibility of multiple … Continue reading The Winter of my Content – Backlogs, Catching Up and Baby Joy

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Happy Hallowe’en – Pumpkins and Dark Fiction

  It's finally arrived. You can't get through a doorway in our house without being brushed by a large felt spider leg or getting skull tinsel in your hair. The skull (cement, not real, I'm ghoulish but not that ghoulish) has been smiling from pride of place on the mantel beneath the black leaf garlands … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en – Pumpkins and Dark Fiction

Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Time to meet author of darkest fiction – D.J. Doyle

We're more than half-way through October and there are only twelve more days until the main event; Hallowe'en, and so today is given over to writer of celtic mythology and extreme dark fiction - author D.J. Doyle.     D.J. Doyle was raised by pot-smoking hippies and spent her days worshipping pagan deities in the … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Time to meet author of darkest fiction – D.J. Doyle

Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Introducing Irish Historical Novelist and Ghost Story Author – Catherine Kullmann

Today I'm delighted to welcome to Unusual Fiction, fellow Irish author; Catherine Kullmann. While Catherine's usual work is in the historical romantic fiction genre, her book of choice for our horror series; The Zombi of Caisteal Dun, falls under the genre of gothic/zombie horror which in one swoop combines two of my favourite horror genres … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Introducing Irish Historical Novelist and Ghost Story Author – Catherine Kullmann

Hallowe’en Horror Tales – getting into the spirit with Historical Novelist, Pam Lecky

Outside the wind howls around the gables of the house and whistles down the chimney. It's the perfect weather for a good ghost story and my next author really knows how to tell one - I'm delighted to welcome back Historical Novelist and ghost story author Pam Lecky.   Pam Lecky is an Irish historical … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – getting into the spirit with Historical Novelist, Pam Lecky

Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Welcoming back Poet and Author Joanne Van Leerdam

On this blustery Autumnal Sunday, it's the perfect weather for curling up by the fireside and opening a volume of chilling tales. So, in keeping with our October Horror Promotion it gives me great pleasure to welcome back to Unusual Fiction - Author and Poet; Joanne Van Leerdam. Joanne is a prolific poet and has … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Welcoming back Poet and Author Joanne Van Leerdam

Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Introducing Author Tam Francis

Today I am over the moon to introduce to Unusual Fiction, a writer whose work is inspired by the beauty and glamour of bygone eras. A lover of all things vintage, whose wonderful website girlinthejitterbugdress.com is an homage to the splendor of the 20's, 30's and 40's (and more). Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Introducing Author Tam Francis