Hello all! My name is Genavieve Blackwood and I am an author of historical fiction and horror/supernatural fiction. Sometimes I combine the two. Feel free to explore my site!


Wanderer Among Shadows

My first novel is the story of a real life family who struggle to survive amidst the chaos of the Salem Witch Trials:

“Dark memories–for the past ten years they have haunted Sarah Parker. It all started in 1692…

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History of Halloween Symbols

Here’s a fun little post to give you some background on popular Halloween symbols. Jack O’Lanterns Jack o’lanterns started as a tradition in the British Isles. They are associated with will-o’-the-wisps, strange lights that, although caused by natural phenomena, were thought to lead travelers astray and into dangerous places. There is also a folktale of… Continue reading History of Halloween Symbols