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A Wager of Blood

Ten years ago, I had the pleasure of editing a truly spooky horror novel called A Wager of Blood by J.W. Coffey. It’s a murder mystery with ghosts that transcends time itself. 275 more words


Book Review - Wylding Hall - Spooky Acid-Folk Tale

Wylding Hall – by Elizabeth Hand

Why I read:  Book club pick

Select Quote “ But there was a feeling we all had that we were in a magic place, and we wanted to make the most of it. 520 more words

Book Review

climbing is weird

I told R we were doing so well I was thinking of trying to find a way back into writing about it. I forgot that with climbing you don’t need to do that. 323 more words


Met State: The Asylum Time Forgot

There’s an odd thing how paranormal landmarks work.  There’s an ebb and a flow to the popularity of locations which draw people in.  Whether it’s the Lizzie Borden’s Bed and Breakfast or Eastern State Penitentiary, these locations have a tendency to flare up, become very popular and eventually take a backseat to the next supernatural trend.
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Urban Legend


Human beings have a tremendous capability for inference. This ability is what allows us to detect threats before they are immediately apparent. For example, blood on the floor in a place of supposed safety triggers a sense of instant dread, and preps the fight or flight response. 556 more words


The day I turned purple (ghost theme) | Field notes from the Pacific coast

This is a series of posts I started in late May and plan to continue for 40 days, with a goal of hitting 50,000 words by July 5 (this marks the end of “week 4!”). 1,205 more words



sunset mist
shadows wake
hidden ghosts

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Photo: South Embankment, Westminster Bridge, London, c.b.w. 2005

I’ve always liked this shot, even though it’s not the best! 6 more words