The last one actually has to do with soil and the possible stability of a ceiler, but these are still good ideas.
There's an odd little town out in the desert where the length of your shadow has nothing to do with the height of the sun.
Her red cloak swirled around her, the anguished cry of a male catching her attention. Everyone knows this forest is dark so what compelled this man to break the unspoken vow of entering?
Florida gothic < not mine
I don't think "mysterious little town" cuts it for what is written here. That all sounds like a downright murderville
Gothic Alphabet :: Unical Gothic Initials Duude this is so cool. Time to break out the ol' pens and get writing.
The last one (and the magical realism mention) remind me of Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Fantastic read that I would recommend to anyone.
As I live in the midwest, this should probably terrify me. Maybe it would, if it weren't so accurate.
gothic writing: capital gothic letters A-Z: letter U