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Northern Norway’s Witch Trials

On Bookstagram of late last year, a new book was advertised and caught my attention. The book is loosely based on the true story of the Vardo Witch Trials.

About The Book

The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave takes the readers to the island of Vardo. We are pulled into the very experience the witch trials caused in Vardø in the year 1621.

Through the eyes and mind of Maren, we see the stories of the women of Vardø. We also share the Commander’s wife’s point of view, Ursa, who is responsible for sending the authorities to the village. 

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Skull - Occult

Witch’s Corner: A Brief History of the Devil, Demons, and Witchcraft

Devil, demons, and witchcraft are three things that we absolutely enjoy over at Gothic Bite, and our amazing witch, L.A. Maciel, is tackling the overall subject!

Ah…The Good Ole Burning Times!

The silvery light of the full moon shines down on a circle of nude people, dancing hand-in-hand around a bonfire. From the flames comes a being with the head of a horned goat on a man’s body, where its feet should be are hooves… 

This is a typical scene when you look into the history of the Witch Hunts of Europe or if you’re part of the Neopagan movement, The Burning Times

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HBO — True Blood

From True Blood To New Blood

This review is long overdue! A Sookie Stackhouse Novel series by Charlaine Harris picked up by HBO to become an iconic vampire series of all time. Here we go!

True Blood The Original HBO Summary

From True Blood to New Blood, now how did it all begin?

Sookie Stackhouse works as a barmaid in Louisiana and can read people’s minds. Her life changes when the vampires in her town reveal their existence to the world. — GOOGLE

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Blair Witch — 2016

The Blair Witch Is Back With A Vengeance

In 1999 a new genre of a horror movie made its entrance starting with The Blair Witch Project. Its prime marketing scheme selling it as a found footage inspired many movies ever since, and now it’s back.

*** minimal spoilers ***

Burkittsville Maryland Home of the Blair Witch

The Blair Witch is back with a vengeance but!

It is important to note that the town of Burkittsville in the American State of Maryland is real, but it is not where the movie happens when filmed. After the release of The Blair Witch Project in 1999, many fans harassed people from the village of 200 inhabitants to find the forest and more about the legend.

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Netflix — The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Sabrina Is Back On Netflix With Chilling Adventures

In the 90s and 00s, the series of Sabrina The Teenage Witch was one of the rare cute shows I watch. I had a taste for dark series, as you would guess. Now, Netflix brought back Sabrina from the dead in a unique way.

The Original Sabrina The Teenage Witch Summary

Sabrina Is Back On Netflix With Chilling Adventures, but first, here is the original blurb of the show!

Sabrina Spellman is a teenager with magical powers who comes from a long line of witches. Until going away to college, she lived with her wacky aunts, who would teach her to use her witchcraft wisely, and Salem, the talking black cat, who always has a scheme up his paw.

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The Salem Witch Trials

The Minister Who Died A Salem Witch

For 300 years, the Witch Trial lasted. But, during the Salem Witch Trial happening long after the end of the 300 years of terror, one minister suffered the fate of the witches.

A Salem Witch

The Salem Witch trial is a popular name and term. However, not many people know the true story behind the trial that occurred more than four hundred years ago.

The Salem witch trials were a tragedy. It happened due to a group of young people who accused others of witchcraft. So, here is the article about the minister who died a Salem witch.

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565 Bell Home 1909

The Bell Witch

The Bell Witch or Bell Witch Haunting is a legend from Southern American folklore, centered on the 19th-century Bell family of northwest Robertson County, Tennessee. — Wikipedia

Who or What is it?

There’s much controversy about the Bell Witch Cave. Some say she is the daughter of an abusive father. Some say she is an outside entity that came to torment the Bell Family. There are even other reports that the Bell Witch was a male slave killed by Bell in the past.

The most common telling of it is that the Bell Witch was a neighbor girl whose name was Kate Batts. Often reports show the girl to quarrel with John Bell’s daughter Betsy who’s engagement was to Joshua Gardner—later broke up in 1821.

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The Gothic Grimoire Anthology

Gothic Bite Magazine is proud to present our third anthology to our amazing followers and wonderful readers!

The Gothic Grimoire Anthology is all about the darkest the paranormal can offer from immortals to hauntings, and a grimoire ties all.

The Making of a Grimoire

When seeing many anthologies, four authors thought maybe we could come up with something different, and we all decided to lend on a grimoire mixed with as much darkness as we could and a little dash of what makes each of us so unique in our writing. Some of us have stories tied to our on-going series while others started their set, and this is the introduction to their universe.

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The GBM Witch!

At Gothic Bite Magazine, we are lucky enough to work with Kendra, our Chief Editor. She is a special effect makeup artist.

This month, in honor of our Witch print magazine edition available on Amazon, Kendra used her blobette to pose as a witch!

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Gothic Bite Magazine on AMAZON!

We did it! For the season of Fall, GBM is going digital and printed on AMAZON! You can get your own copy on your tablet or as a nice display for your coffee table!

It Happened

One small step for monsters, a giant leap for Gothic Bite Magazine! You know you want it!

After many months thinking about it, Gothic Bite Magazine settled on trying to pull out a magazine worthy of our loyal followers. We all know that Halloween is the Monsters’ Christmas and so, we tried our best to come up with articles that would be worthy of all readers out there.

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Let The 31 Days of Halloween Begins!

Welcome to Gothic Bite Magazine’s Month Long Halloween Special! Beware of the horror coming your way, in the best and cheesiest form; the Ghoul Family will bring Y’all a fantastic 31 Day supply of spook!

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