You Promised: A Poem

I was promised I’d grow out of it, or grow into it. I traded the Teenage Dream™️ for lonely walks in the misty woods. Just me and the holy and unholy ghosts. Day in and day out I cried and beat my breast. The woods hooked my heart and asked me to come with them.... Continue Reading →

Return of the Teacher: A Necromantic Scene

“We can’t keep running like this,” said Phren, out of breath. “We have to stop her. You’re a necromancer, how do we stop her?” “I have no idea. This isn’t some lost soul in the wilderness. This is a rotted goddess!” “There’s no hiding from this thing,” continued Phren, “and there’s no throwing it off.... Continue Reading →

Shadow Figures on the Wall: NHIE Day 7

Day 7…Ever seen a Shadow Figure? Sometimes, the most haunted places are exactly the kinds of places you would expect. Abandoned buildings, graves, hospitals. Other times, they’re supermarkets. The spring right out of college, I started working at the local branch of a famous chain of grocery/clothing stores. My job title was “apparel merchandiser,” which is... Continue Reading →

Haunted Church NHIE Day 6

Day 6…Ever been in a haunted house for real? It wasn't a house, but it is a place I grew up in. Since before I was born, my parents have been church musicians. My dad played the piano and directed the choir, and my mom played the organ and led Sunday school. My first job... Continue Reading →

Did You Say Something? NHIE Day 5

Day 5…Ever heard your name called when no one was there? When I was a kid, I heard my name being called all the time. It was one of those things in childhood where they happened and I just accepted them as the way things were. Sometimes you hear your name being called. Sometimes it... Continue Reading →

The Witching Hour: NHIE Day 4

Day 4…Ever had any experiences at 3am, the Witching Hour? If you ask a ghost hunter, or anyone who regularly investigates haunted locations, what time of the day or night has the most paranormal phenomena, they will probably all say the same thing: 3 A.M. The Witching Hour. Maybe it’s the significance of the heavy... Continue Reading →

Never Have I Ever: Paranormal Edition

October isn't the only spooky time of year. In spring comes fog and what comes with fog? Ghosts. FACT. So...I want to hear your ghost stories! And to that end, I've put together some paranormal "Never Have I Ever" prompts for you guys. I'll be posting a spooky anecdote every day for a week starting... Continue Reading →

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