Science Fiction as Gothic Literature

I love classic Science Fiction works, and I really love Gothic literature. For some time I have thought of the two genres as being wildly dissimilar: Whereas Gothic lit. is characterized by creepy, old dark things and death, Sci-Fi is concerned with uncharted new things. But are they really so different? After giving it some … Continue reading Science Fiction as Gothic Literature

New E-Books!

Although I have yet to write anything literature-based in this blog, I have been working on writing, editing, and formatting literature-based e-books! I now have two published through Amazon Kindle, both having to do with Gothic Literature. For only $.99 each, these are great little additions to any reading curriculum, or for personal education. Don't … Continue reading New E-Books!

New E-Books!

These new (short) literature-based e-books published through Amazon Kindle, both have to do with Gothic Literature. For only $.99 each, these are great little additions to any reading curriculum, or for personal education. Don't worry if you don't have a Kindle (I don't, either). You can download Amazon's Kindle for PC for free and read … Continue reading New E-Books!

The Imp of the Perverse

I am often tempted (dare I say, "haunted"?) by "the Imp of the Perverse". Edgar Allen Poe wrote about "The Imp of the Perverse" in a short story of the same title in 1845. He described this little demon as the insane desire to jump off a cliff, just for the experience, albeit brief. The … Continue reading The Imp of the Perverse