Gettin’ my monster on…

It’s my turn again over at the Romance Writers of the Apocalypse today and I’m talking about whether the current craze for ‘paranormal’ stories is linked to a similar craze for what we now call Gothic fiction.  I’d love to hear your thoughts, here or there!

Here’s the LINK.

Avagoodweekend!

2 thoughts on “Gettin’ my monster on…

  1. I was surprised that the Romance Writers of the Apocalypse site had the 18 year old warning. However, after reading your article I understand why.
    Gothic fiction is a new term to me, but I think there is a correlation to today’s “paranormal” stories.
    Great article, and I’m having my say here because I always struggle to comment on Blogger with WP even though it’s supposed to be simple.

    • Oh, I KNOW! Blogger always hated me until I got a google ID (which I needed for something else). I never even try to comment on blogger sites with my WP id any more. So annoying! Gothic is interesting because it’s a movement that is indentified mostly in hindsight, rather like film noir. I was just wondering whether this current rage for paranormal stuff will be a bit the same in times to come. Symptomatic of the preoccupations and gestalt of its time.

Go on, have your say. You know you want to...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s