Author Archives: Julia French

About Julia French

Writer of contemporary horror fiction.

Writer’s Block: The Obligatory Post

Some writers insist there is no such thing as writer’s block, and they are blessed with steady production for as long as their writing careers last. Not every writer is so lucky. Writer’s block can strike at any time, for … Continue reading

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My Haunted Village

This month I will give you a brief tour of my haunted Halloween cemetery. This idea sprang from the day I picked up three cheap plastic tombstones from the local craft store to put on my windowsill for Halloween. Now … Continue reading

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Renasence

–image from Wikimedia Commons I’d never seen anything like it, that pool of foul black water filling my kitchen sink. A faint watery sound was coming from the cabinet under the sink. I opened the cabinet door and saw a … Continue reading

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A Mazement

–Longleat Hedge Maze (England), from Wikimedia Commons I can’t speak for others, but for me the journey of writing is like walking through a maze—specifically a hedge maze, set in a sunny clearing in the middle of a deep, dark … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice

                                              — image from Wikimedia Commons I have always had a passion for learning and the curiosity to match. It’s amazing how little I know about English poetry so this summer I have started on a self-improvement kick, studying one … Continue reading

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Perfect Pizza!

Available now on Amazon: Perfect Pizza and Other Low Carb Delights  

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Choices

  — image from Wikimedia Commons I stood in front of the display, trying to clear my mind. Tartar control? Cavity protection? Whitening formula? Mouthwash crystals? Baking soda? Tea tree oil? “May I help you?” said a clerk at my … Continue reading

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