Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’

  • Best First Sentence Contest: Winner Announced

    Best First Sentence Contest: Winner Announced

    November 12th, 2014 | Best First Sentence Contest | journalpulp | 5 Comments

    It was an exceptional contest — one which because of the sheer number of first-rate entries took me over a week to decide. Here, in no particular order, are some of my favorites: Shonda Royall: I woke up, dying. Jeremy J: Not again, she thought. QUINN-TUP: With closed eyes, she stumbled to the blood-spread of […]

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  • Gothic Literature: A Halloween Post

    Gothic Literature: A Halloween Post

    October 31st, 2013 | Gothic Fiction, Halloween | journalpulp | No Comments

    The Goths, as recounted by a Gothic historian named Jordanes (mid 6th Century AD), were a Teutonic-Germanic people whose original homeland was, according to this same Jordanes, in southern Sweden. At that time, this half-barbaric band was ruled by a king called Berig. It was King Berig who led his people south to the shores […]

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  • The Goths and the Origins of Gothic Literature

    The Goths and the Origins of Gothic Literature

    October 31st, 2011 | Gothic Fiction | journalpulp | No Comments

    The Goths, as recounted by a Gothic historian named Jordanes (mid 6th Century AD), were a Teutonic-Germanic people whose original homeland was, according to this same Jordanes, in southern Sweden. At that time, this half-barbaric band was ruled by a king called Berig. It was King Berig who led his people south to the shores […]

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