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 →

Catherine Howard, the Rose Without a Thorn

Recently, I finished writing a short story, titled "Rose Without A Thorn," about one of King Henry VIII's lesser known wives, Catherine Howard. Henry admiringly called his wife his "rose without a thorn," but this wasn't the case. Catherine possessed many thorns, sprouting from the stem of her past. It only took Henry fourteen months... Continue Reading →

The Enduring Writer: My First Publication!

Every writer suffers from periods of doubt. Voices whisper in the writer's ear asking questions that can't be brushed aside. Will my work standout? I know I'm a good writer, but will anyone else see that? Are my stories enough? These questions can cripple any aspiring writer before the pen touches the page. Why should... Continue Reading →

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