Folklore, legends, world myths, occult, the supernatural, spirituality, nature religions, American gothic, gothic fiction, fairytales, elemental beings, gods and goddesses,the moon, the sea, mountains, Native American spirituality, Druids, folk medicine, trees, magic, tarot, travel, gothic architecture, cathedrals, cemeteries, letters, old photographs, impressionist art and rock music.
Music is a vital part of my writing alchemy. My favourite Music/Artists are:Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Velvet Underground, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, Sonic Youth, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Clash, Placebo, All Grunge, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Grunge, Punk, Acoustic and American Folk, 50s Rock N' Roll.
Books I love:
"No One Belongs Here More Than You" - Miranda July
"Written on the Body" and "The Passion" - Jeanette Winterson
"Little Birds" - Anaïs Nin
"A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing" - Eimear McBride
"Perfume" - Patrick Süskind
"Frankenstein" - Mary Shelley
"Ruby" - Cynthia Bond
"Norwegian Wood" - Haruki Murakami
"The Outsiders" - S.E. Hinton
Anything by James Baldwin and Edgar Allan Poe.