Tag: gothic

Cailleach (Witch) a Novel by Jane Gilheaney Barry

Cailleach (Witch) a Novel by Jane Gilheaney Barry

As you know I’m currently seeking representation for my debut novel CAILLEACH (Witch) An atmospheric, modern gothic, mystery, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier. It’s a story about women and the search for freedom. I hope it will appeal to readers of authors like Alice Hoffman, […]

Join Me For A Gothic Themed Writing Workshop at ‘Fright Fest’ in Historic Ardagh…

Join Me For A Gothic Themed Writing Workshop at ‘Fright Fest’ in Historic Ardagh…

This Saturday the 28th of October, I’ll be giving a Writing Workshop with a gothic theme at Fright Fest in historic Ardagh, Co Longford. The gothic writing genre has always been with us, and while it’s popularity rises and falls, many of it’s stories and […]

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful

I finally finished Penny Dreadful two nights ago and am bereft ever since. What an astonishing thing it is. I’ve never known anything quite like it, anywhere. You know I have a low tolerance for the gratuitous, and I’ve always said I can’t watch or […]

13 Signs You’re one of the Fae (The Fairies)

“Are you a witch, or are you a fairy? Or are you the wife of Michael Cleary?” – Irish children’s rhyme Poor Bridget Cleary, in 1895 she was burned alive by her husband in front of witnesses because they believed she was a ‘changeling’ a […]