I'm Icy Sedgwick, a folklore blogger and host of the Fabulous Folklore podcast. I also write fiction - dark fantasy, supernatural mysteries, Gothic horror and Westerns. Subscribers to my email list get a free, exclusive short story in one of these genres every month. I've been fascinated by the occult, the unusual and the bizarre for as long as I can remember. My mum started it all by buying me a simple booklet, Ghosts and Legends of … More about About Icy Sedgwick
When you think of witchcraft in earlier centuries, you probably think of stereotypically wizened women, huddled around cauldrons or casting curses. You probably wouldn’t immediately think of royal witches. Yet within the space of a single century, there were four women in England’s royal family that fell prey to witchcraft accusations. Whether they actually practiced […]
I crouch in the bushes at the side of the road with only a dead body at my feet for company. I nudge the corpse with the toe of my stolen boots. It rolls into the ditch behind me, hitting the frost-frozen earth with a hollow thump. Good riddance, if you ask me. The full moon gazes […]
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