My fascination with the macabre began as a child when I sat rapt watching Bela Lugosi and his vampire brides in the 1931 black and white classic, Dracula, on our TV in the family room. I was perhaps 6.
A big congratulations to Julia Robertson for winning our Pandora English themed e-card comp with her clever entry.
Pandora English returns in her third novel, The Skeleton Key, publishing December 1, 2012. In The Spider Goddess she faced her most formidable foe yet, but things are certainly not about to get easier for Pandora or for Spektor, the mysterious Manhattan suburb that does not appear on maps. Here’s the first look at the cover and synopsis: […]
Those of you who are familiar with my blog will know that I have some interest in women’s rights and representation in parliament, the media, literature and film.
The Count’ is out. According to the latest statistics published today by VIDA, in 2011 we again saw a clear gender bias in the literary world – unconscious or otherwise…
It’s true that in every individual circumstance it can be argued that the novel by the male writer is the better one, and it may well be the case that year, or the next, or even the next. But over time, a bias becomes clear.