Author Archives: Julia French

About Julia French

Writer of contemporary horror fiction.

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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My first Goodreads giveaway

(fireworks image from Desktop Nexus) My first Goodreads giveaway is in progress starting today. Stop by Goodreads and get a free copy of my novel Unearthly: Goodreads giveaway for Unearthly Please leave a review, if you would like to, at Goodreads … Continue reading

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I reddit Last Night

— picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons After YouTube, reddit has to be the greatest time waster in the world. Whenever I am trying to fix an awkward place in my first draft, reddit comes to my recue. It’s probably the … Continue reading

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Spring Break

No, not an enthusiastic post about the excitement of spring break in general, but an announcement about a spring break of my own. Due to various writing-related activities I will be taking a short break from posting in here, and … Continue reading

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Falling to Pieces

–photograph taken from Wikimedia Commons One recent Saturday afternoon I settled down in an easy chair with a stack of saltine crackers, a glass of orange juice, and an old friend, the friend being one of my favorite novels. When … Continue reading

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Are You Amazing?

*Disclaimer: There is no such tool in real life as a Swiss Army nail clippers, but I wish there were. Can you hush a crying baby instantly? Play a piece of music perfectly after hearing it only once? Know immediately … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Information Addiction

I am an information junkie. I have a lust for information so powerful that it would probably qualify as one of the seven deadly sins. No matter how remote the possibility of usefulness, I cannot, simply cannot, pass by an … Continue reading

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Hill Magick released on Kindle and CreateSpace

Hooray! My horror novel Hill Magick (second edition) has been released on Kindle and CreateSpace: Buy Hill Magick on Amazon: Hill Magick View the trailer for Hill Magick on YouTube: Hill Magick trailer

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