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Tracing horror through history- 1930's -1940's

This is the beginning of a series of blog posts I’m writing to fully explore horror through different time periods. I’ll start in the 1930’s and end up at present day. 343 more words

Society's Monster and its Patchwork Skin.

In 1818, Frankenstein was published, authored by Mary Shelley the book became an almost instant success despite the initial critical reception being negative. The story and the changing face of Frankenstein’s monster have become iconic within the world of horror literacy and one of the mascots of Halloween. 452 more words



I love writing, just for the sake of writing, but a little encouragement is nice.

It can be tough when you send stories out to potential homes and they come back, sometimes with a form rejection (double ouch). 125 more words


The Golem

I recently finished a book that had an interesting story about a Golem.

The book was in my estimation only a so so story but the subject is fascinating. 700 more words

Galesmind Fables

Frankenstein - Chapter 5

It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. 2,309 more words


Torture and Surveillance of the Gods: A Brilliant New Translation of 'Prometheus Bound'

“Few Gods or monsters in the teeming world of Greek mythology have ignited the Western imagination like Prometheus,” Joel Agee writes in the introduction to his new translation of… 708 more words