Gothic

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A Cold Spring-Episode 14: Now I Wait

Download Episodes 1-13 HERE or open it below. Episode 14: Now I Wait Squelching footsteps in the muddy garden pull my thoughts from the past. Old Castle Highmoor and New Castle Highmoor meld into one blur of ice and fire and Maddock’s voice cries to me from the edge of the Universe—but only in my visions. In the eight months since he disappeared, I’ve grown slow and sluggish as the child grows inside me, but I’ve neither seen, heard, nor […]

A Cold Spring–Episodes 1-13 and a sneak peek

A perk of being a follower of the blog–here’s a pdf of 13 episodes PLUS a peek at Episode 14 which the rest of the world won’t see until Monday. You can download it HERE or open it below. Episode 14: Now I Wait Squelching footsteps in the muddy garden pull my thoughts from the past. Old Castle Highmoor and New Castle Highmoor meld into one blur of ice and fire and Maddock’s voice cries to me from the […]

A Cold Spring–Episode 7: Goblets of Fine, Old Wine

Welcome to Sorchia’s Universe—A-Z Blog Edition. This post marks the end of the first full week of the 2017 A-Z Blog Challenge. How’s it going? Be sure to leave comments and Likes on the posts you visit–including this one. Have you missed an episode? Here are posts to the Story So Far. Episode 1: A Cherry Tomato Episode 2: Burning! Episode 3: Coils of Enchantment Episode 4: Down, Down, Down Episode 5: Everything Changed Episode 6: Fashionably Late If you […]

A Cold Spring–Episode 6: Fashionably Late

Welcome to Sorchia’s Universe—A-Z Blog Edition. “A Cold Spring” is a serial story about witches and magic and romance. Have you missed an episode? Never fear! Here are links to the Story So Far. Episode 1: A Cherry Tomato Episode 2: Burning! Episode 3: Coils of Enchantment Episode 4: Down, Down, Down Episode 5: Everything Changed If you enjoy this story, take a look at the Books link to see what else I write. Likes and comments are the heart’s […]

A Cold Spring–Episode 5: Everything Changed

Welcome to Sorchia’s Universe—A-Z Blog Edition. This year, my offering is a serial story—a Gothic fantasy featuring vengeful witches, disappearing castles, betrayal, and romance (PG only for this one.) Remember to Join Sorchia’s Universe to be eligible for the giveaway at the end of April. Have you missed an episode? Never fear! Here are links to the story so far. Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 If you enjoy this story, take a look at the Books link to see […]

The DEAD of Winter Movie List

The Spring Equinox is over fifty days away. Fifty more dreary, cold days and nights!! How—in the name of Satan’s Uncle Bob––can we possibly make it to the Spring equinox alive?  I have just the thing. The Dead of Winter Movie List.   For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about Gothic stories and movies. (Check out Gothic Romance in the 21st Century and 10 Gothic Movies for a Dark and Stormy Night.) I continued the theme […]

13 Zoraida Grey Tricks and Treats–Happy Halloween, Witches!

She’s one crazy witch and she went live on October 28. Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones is the first in a three-book series that will take Zoraida from Arkansas to Scotland to the Yucatan Jungle and back again. Since we are at the heart of Witching Season, here are Thirteen Tricks and Treats you’ll find in the book. And be sure to enter the contest for a chance to win a smoky quartz necklace. A Castle: Fantastic Castle Logan […]

Snarkology Halloween Hop: Things that go Bump in Scotland

I can often be found pondering quaint and curious volumes of forgotten lore.  Research is half the fun of writing for me. Indulging this passion takes up endless hours, provides fodder for numerous nightmares, and gives me a wicked edge in trivia games.  And you never know when some tidbit will come in handy in a story. My new release, Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones, takes place mostly in Scotland.  Here are just a few of the legendary creatures you’ll find […]