It’s Too Late to Say You’re Sorry… Turned into a Toad

I read about Frisson Comics on the Broken Pencil website this week. They are looking for submissions/ contributions for a folk horror zine. I had to read about folk horror, it wasn’t a phrase I have heard before. But, it turned out to be a genre of horror I have always liked, without knowing it had a name.… Read the rest

Witches in ASCII Text Art for Halloween

Halloween Witches Just Want to Have Fun!

There are always Witch hats when you look for Halloween costumes, especially at the secondhand and thrift stores. Every woman and girl I know has been a Witch for Halloween, or wanted to be one. Of course, there are Witches all year round and they call the event Samhain, not Halloween.… Read the rest

Happy Pre-Christmas Ween

Christmas gets pushed earlier and earlier every year, according to the commercial calendar. Now Christmas starts before Halloween even. When will marketing go too far? Why do we let it have so much power? These are the things I wonder as I try not to look at the Christmas decorations right beside the Halloween candy in the store.… Read the rest