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

Interview : UKBM Band Arx Atrata

The black metal scene in the United Kingdom has, in my opinion, only a select number of bands which do the genre justice. I've found myself edging away from certain acts and was beginning to lose hope that I'd come across another band which actually 'did it' for me. Fortunately, a friend randomly sent me a You… Continue reading Interview : UKBM Band Arx Atrata

Wyrd Words & Effigies Magazine/Issue 1 – Looking For Submissions

Attention writers, poets, artists and photographers. I am looking for submissions of poetry, prose and creative non-fiction, art and photography on the theme of 'death and dying' for the first issue of Wyrd Words And Effigies magazine. The word count for written pieces is 2,000 words. There is no limit on photography/art but please submit in jpeg… Continue reading Wyrd Words & Effigies Magazine/Issue 1 – Looking For Submissions

Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult

In my cabin in Norway, holding my copy of Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult by Dayal Patterson. If black metal is an important factor in your life you need this on your bookshelf. Buy it here.

Interview : Alicia Hannah Naomi

I came across Alicia Hannah Naomi last year while I was browsing Occulter. I was immediately taken with the stunningly raw nature of her jewellery designs, and have been obsessed with her work ever since. You're a successful contemporary jewellery designer and style blogger. How does it feel to get up every day and know… Continue reading Interview : Alicia Hannah Naomi

Interview With Vetter

I was introduced to Vetterkult, the debut album from Norwegian black metal band Vetter in the closing days of 2013. I knew pretty much straight away that I needed to get under the skin of the man behind the  mayhem, Håvard Tveito. I'm honoured that Håvard agreed to an interview for Wyrd Words & Effigies and am… Continue reading Interview With Vetter