Author: Clare Fitzgerald

Clare Fitzgerald is a Writer and Editor with eight years of experience in the online content sphere. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from King’s University College at Western University, her portfolio includes coverage of digital media, current affairs, history and true crime.

Among her accomplishments are being the Founder of the true crime blog, Stories of the Unsolved, which garners between 400,000 and 500,000 views annually, and a contributor for John Lordan’s Seriously Mysterious podcast. Prior to its hiatus, she also served as the Head of Content for UK YouTube publication, TenEighty Magazine.

In her spare time, Clare likes to play Pokemon GO and re-watch Heartland over and over (and over) again. She’ll also rave about her three Maltese dogs whenever she gets the chance.

Writing Portfolio
Stories of the Unsolved

Three fish swimming below a dugong

The Dugong Is the First Large Vertebrae to Become ‘Functionally Extinct’ Off China’s Coast

Clare Fitzgerald

The dugong, a species of sea cow that’s said to have inspired ancient tales of mermaids, has been declared “functionally extinct” in China’s coastal waters.…

Giant squid washed ashore on a beach

Giant Squid Washes Ashore On Cape Town Beach

Clare Fitzgerald

A giant squid was discovered washed up on Scarborough Beach near Cape Town, South Africa on August 16, 2022. The rare sea creature, known for…

Aldi Novel Adilang holding up his landing permit

An Indonesian Teenager Once Survived 49 Days Adrift At Sea

Clare Fitzgerald

For those who frequent the sea, one of their biggest fears is being stranded without any food or water. In Indonesia, it’s actually the job…

Baby sea turtle hatching from an egg

Climate Change Leading to Rise in Female Sea Turtles, Decline in Males

Clare Fitzgerald

Increasing reports out of Florida have revealed that the majority of new sea turtles hatching on the state’s beaches are female. For many, this has…

Three individuals sitting in front of the Fagradalsfjall volcano while it's erupting

Tourists Flock to Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall Volcano Following Eruption

Clare Fitzgerald

On August 3, 2022, Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano erupted, sending lava spewing across the ground near the country’s Keflavik International Airport. Despite officials warning tourists and…

Sign pointing out the Swiss border

No One Knows Which Country This Mountain Lodge Belongs To

Clare Fitzgerald

In the snowy Alps between the Swiss canton of Zermatt and the Italian town of Cervinia sits the Rifugio Guide del Cervino. Positioned near the…

Sailfish leaping out of the water

73-Year-Old Woman Attacked By Sailfish During Fishing Trip Off Florida Coast

Clare Fitzgerald

A 73-year-old Maryland woman is recovering in hospital after being stabbed by the bill of a sailfish while out on a boat off the eastern…

View of Cueifong Lake

Taiwan’s Cueifong Lake Circular Trail Named World’s First ‘Certified Quiet Hiking Trail’

Clare Fitzgerald

It’s official: Taiwan is home to the world’s first “certified quiet hiking trail.” The international nonprofit organization Quiet Parks International (QPI) gave the trail the…