Conversations on the couch – regarding writing, feeling the fear and the joys of mindfulness.

I have just come back from visiting a friend. We worked together in my last job - a manual, night job I worked for over ten years. It was a position I detested with every fibre in my body - I chose not to work during the day, so that I could look after my … Continue reading Conversations on the couch – regarding writing, feeling the fear and the joys of mindfulness.

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Ventry – Irish Gothic Fiction for St Patrick’s Day.

We're lucky in Ireland - we're surrounded by a raggedly romantic coastline - mountains slope their craggy way down to the sea, sandy beaches stretch for miles. Thanks to the near constant rain, we have a green and fertile landscape and inland our fields are surrounded by scrubby, fairy bushes - hazel, beech and rowan. … Continue reading Ventry – Irish Gothic Fiction for St Patrick’s Day.

Women in Horror Month 2018 – The Finish…and a little about my own dark fiction.

I have to confess, I'm a little sad. Why? Well, because the end of February heralds the end of our Women in Horror Month 2018 Horror Extravaganza - both here on Unusual Fiction and also on my facebook page - the HazelHedge. It's been amazing. We've met a horror writer of webcomics, a film director, a … Continue reading Women in Horror Month 2018 – The Finish…and a little about my own dark fiction.