Profile picture
, 4 tweets, 1 min read Read on Twitter

Back into flow. Read the S&S reboot; I think I did good with that one.

Now moving on to Mars’ Rich Livery (Kit Marlow ref; Regency Vampires). It’s in a rebuild draft. I’ve got the first half rebuilt; the second half is still old.


I’m reading, editing, writing.
Here’s a fun thing about the English language in 1815, and specifically the combination of English provincialism & the Napoleonic Wars: they were missing a lot of concepts and cultural references. Like... the concept of vampire.

There’s no communicable undead in English myths.
The word, and concept, hit the language in 1734, in a small press pamphlet that’s not far off from a basic blog (of the time).

But it doesn’t gain traction until... 1816 & the shittiest Swiss house party ever, the same one that produced Frankenstein.

Thank a volcano for that.
Yes, indeed, The Year Without a Summer gave us the foundation for most of the modern horror canon.

Also, the vampire stor(ies) from that little adventure in cabin fever are ... an example of emotional plagiarism? Because Byron & Polidori really got into each other’s heads.
Missing some Tweet in this thread?
You can try to force a refresh.

Like this thread? Get email updates or save it to PDF!

Subscribe to CZEdwards
Profile picture

Get real-time email alerts when new unrolls are available from this author!

This content may be removed anytime!

Twitter may remove this content at anytime, convert it as a PDF, save and print for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video

1) Follow Thread Reader App on Twitter so you can easily mention us!

2) Go to a Twitter thread (series of Tweets by the same owner) and mention us with a keyword "unroll" @threadreaderapp unroll

You can practice here first or read more on our help page!

Follow Us on Twitter!

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!