In Pursuit of the Uncanny: The Unchanging Writing Techniques of Gothic Literature

By Tracy Thomas The horror (or gothic) genre dates back to 18th century England and has grossed billions of dollars in movies alone. Whether a gothic creation takes the form of literature (including films), folktale, partaking in Halloween, pranking or getting pranked, there are common elements that must exist to make it qualify as horrorContinue reading “In Pursuit of the Uncanny: The Unchanging Writing Techniques of Gothic Literature”

Online Dating Stories: #2 I Met my Rapist on Tinder

By Tracy Thomas When I got a response with the title “I met my rapist on tinder”, a chill washed over me like someone dumped a bucket of iced water on me. The reason is that when I downloaded the Tinder app, my second biggest fear was getting raped; the first was getting killed. ForContinue reading “Online Dating Stories: #2 I Met my Rapist on Tinder”

Online-Dating Stories: #1 The Lies They Tell

By Tracy Thomas It had been three months since we started dating, and I knew nothing about him. His truck and first name, maybe, or at least that’s what I thought. You hear many things about online dating. Reasons to keep away, but enough to draw you in. When I quit a commission-only job thatContinue reading “Online-Dating Stories: #1 The Lies They Tell”