Spreading The Dark Word

If you would like to see your creative work featured and reviewed on Wyrd Words & Effigies, don't hesitate to get in touch. I established this blog (and soon to be magazine) with the goal of celebrating all that is strange, and like nothing better than spreading the dark word about oddities that I believe… Continue reading Spreading The Dark Word

Wyrd Words & Effigies Magazine – The Hunt For Submissions

Attention writers, poets, artists and photographers. I am looking for submissions of poetry, prose and creative non-fiction, photography and art on the theme of 'death and dying' for the first issue of Wyrd Words & Effigies magazine. The word count for written pieces is 2,000 words. There is no limit on photography/art but please submit… Continue reading Wyrd Words & Effigies Magazine – The Hunt For Submissions

Interview : Legion Blotan Records & Distribution

It was by pure chance that I happened upon Legion Blotan Records & Distribution. I was in Beatdown Records in Newcastle – probably one of the greatest record stores on England’s shores - when the nice lady behind the counter popped a business card into my carrier bag along with my newly purchased obscure releases.… Continue reading Interview : Legion Blotan Records & Distribution

Interview : Black Insignia

    I am a hunter of unique and unusual things that thrive in the shadows. Most days, I retreat from my hunt unsatisfied. But there are times when I happen across something so wonderfully out of the ordinary that I pull my shoulders back and howl. It was handmade jewellery business Black Insignia that… Continue reading Interview : Black Insignia

A Review of Fur, Hide and Bone Zine

‘My favourite skull. That is a lot like asking a parent to pick a favourite child!’   There is something really exciting about finding a diminutive envelope on the doormat, with a hand written address on the front, an Air Mail stamp and two letters stating its starting point - NY. (Yes, New York in… Continue reading A Review of Fur, Hide and Bone Zine