The Llewellyn Virtual Author Forum is a bi-monthly series of free online roundtable events that feature your favorite Llewellyn authors discussing topics important to you and answering your questions.
Our sixth in the series, on Ghost Hunting and the Paranormal, featured The Dictionary of Demons author Michelle Belanger and Elements of a Haunting co-authors Mustafa Gatollari and Brandon Alvis.
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Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Rich Newman, author of Ghost Hunting for Beginners and the new Passport to the Paranormal.
Ask any ghost hunter about evidence gathered during an investigation, and you will probably be shown a handful of EVPs. Electronic Voice Phenomena is the act of capturing disembodied voices on audio recordings, and it is one of the most common ghost hunting techniques used today.
You're probably already thinking, "How can I record my very own EVPs?" Before we get to that, let me give you a quick history of this technique. It all began in the 1950s when a filmmaker by the name of Attila von Szalay began capturing voices that he claimed were long-dead
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Stewart W. Bench, author of the new A Cosmic Encounter.
To many people who have experienced a sighting of a UFO or these days a UAP (!) and particularly those of us who have had a face-to-face encounter with extraterrestrials, there's no question that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the cosmos. The denial of that possibility by some factions might prompt many of us to question the extent of intelligent life here! For over seventy years, government agencies charged with investigation of convincingly other-worldly phenomena have insisted that it's not of extraterrestrial origin. The motive appears to be the fear of adverse public reaction
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Jenny Tyson, author of Spiritual Alchemy and the new Art of Scrying & Dowsing.
About eight years ago, I went on a quest. There were two basic objectives to this quest. The first was to find a way to do scrying with a high level of accuracy. I wanted that accuracy to be there regardless of what the objective or target was for the scrying session. The second goal I had, was to create a scrying system that was easy for people to learn regardless of their inherent ability. I achieved both goals. I was able to devise a scrying system that was easy to learn and could be used with a high degree of accuracy.
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