Steamboat Ellie

It took a little time (bearing in mind I wrote the thing back in 2015), but with huge thanks to the wonderful Megan Pritchard (AKA fellow burlesque dancer Flossie Smalls) for her awesome cover design, my steampunk fantasy novel is at last good to go... ************ The vengeful, disfigured Gloriana - rebel fay queen and... Continue Reading →

Pretty Gems and Paranoid Androids

My writing has really taken a back seat to my burlesque for over a year now, since my last Gothic dabbling in the world of fanfic. However, being a big fan of "Steven Universe", I've been toying with the idea of doing some sort of crossover fiction with the Crystal Gems for some time now,... Continue Reading →

Extended Halloween …

How curious. Halloween has never figured too heavily on my calender until this year, which - between various horror-themed burlesque shows and alt-80s nights - may have been the Gothiest year of my life, and the extended Halloween is not quite over yet ... Yes, I am still a writer, even if I have rather... Continue Reading →

Convalescent Critic #2: “Steven Universe”

(One unlikely hero, one redeemed ex-fascist functionary, one PTSD-afflicted alien superbeing, and one sentient pumpkin. A fairly typical day in the Steven Universe universe ...) “Steven Universe” (and the Crystal Gems) (US animation, 2013-present) The likelihood is that most of the world heard of this little sci-fi / comedy gem (pun totally intended) way before... Continue Reading →

Wolves of Dacia (First time in paperback)

2018 has got off to an eventful start - lots of requests for Tarot readings, new fanfiction published, Burlesque dance classes started, but best of all, my long-awaited first ever paperback novel has finally hit the shelves (or Amazon, at any rate) ... Wolves of Dacia is my second foray into historical Gothic fiction (after... Continue Reading →

Cute Eggs and Cenobites

"DIZZY AND THE RAVEN'S HEX" My first full creation of the new year - another PC game, with a theme both retro and Wiccan ... The Dizzy games were well known to 8-bit computer gamers in the late 80s and early 90s: a series of object-based puzzle platformers following the adventures of the eponymous Dizzy... Continue Reading →

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