Guernica: an Expression of Madness

My husband and I visited Picasso’s masterpiece, Guernica, at the Reina Sofia museum in Madrid recently. What an honor. I had done my masters thesis on a comparison between the elements of Modern Art, specifically Guernica, to Gothic literature, both visually expressive mediums. And seeing the original gave me chills. Spanning an entire wall in…

Review of Owl Manor by Redheaded Book Lover!

Thanks to redheadedbooklover for an awesome review! “Owl Manor is a phenomenal, addictive piece of fiction that left me shocked and astonished. Never before have I read such a unique, imaginative, enthralling piece of literature; Zita Harrison, the author of this exciting novel, is incredibly talented because she knows just how to capture her reader’s…

Check out my author interview on awesomegang.com!!

Zita Harrison   Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. I am an avid fan of Gothic literature! As a child I fanatically read ghost stories, and in high school fell in love with Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights” and Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre”, a love that continued into adulthood. I find…

BITTER OR BETTER?

What I love about Michelangelo’s sketches is the different sides of humans he manages to brilliantly capture. Like these two images I put together of anger and calm. People say one cannot be appreciated without the other. Perhaps that’s true – without having experienced rage, can one truly strive for calm? If the rage comes…

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LOW INTRODUCTORY COVER DESIGN FEES RIGHT NOW!!

75% due in the beginning. The rest due before work on final begins. Process: 1. Initial consultation: What is the book about? Mood, images you have, or have in mind. If you already have images, you can send those to me. Colors, fonts (bright? Dark? Monochrome? Bw?; fancy fonts? Blocky? Quirky? Jazzy? Fun? Etc.) Layout:…

Owl Manor reviews

A line in the book that stood out to the reviewer: “…but even within that oblivion had stirred something dark and malevolent.” Owl Manor is a wonderful example of Regency style Gothic horror, heavy on the tropes of the genre, but still telling a taut and masterful story. The heroine is a mix of a modern feminist…