Hekla’s Children – Review

So, now we’ve talked about Folk Horror for a bit, I’d like to review a new book that most definitely – almost self-consciously – fits the category; Hekla’s Children by James Brogden (just as a statement of intent, I’ll be reviewing both old and new books – possibly even going out a limb and dropping in a non-fiction title or …

A Tense of Disappointment

Fairy Tales, Plague and The May Hawk’s Daughter Something I’ve touched on previously in my blog is the difficulty of writing ‘cross-genre’, of hoping that you can carry your readers, seamlessly, from one literary domain to another, as if by the benefit of open borders but how problematic that can actually turn out to be. An incident from my personal …