Turning Through History: 20 Weird Victorian Superstitions About Death

Today’s society might think of Victorians as staunch followers of etiquette and formalities, with a straight-laced attitude and overzealous attitude towards Christian religion. However, the Victorians are more dynamic than this modern day perception. The Victorians were surrounded by superstitions in their daily lives, adding an extra layer to an otherwise “stuffy” time period. Most... Continue Reading →

Looking for Submissions: Bold + Italic

Fellow writers, Bold + Italic is looking for fiction and nonfiction submissions for its second issue. This is a budding magazine with quite a bit of promise, thanks to the editors in charge. It was a joy to have my own story, "Rose Without A Thorn", published with Bold + Italic. I will be reading... Continue Reading →

The Enduring Writer in Ireland, Part 3

Day #3 in Ireland really spurred my excitement. I'd been on Irish soil for two days, and I had already seen so much. I had visited Trinity College to see the Book of Kells, the James Joyce Tower, and the eerie site of Glendalough (which had my imagination spinning with possibilities for stories). But one... Continue Reading →

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