Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Adam Selzer, author of Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps, Ghosts of Chicago, and the new Ghosts of Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln stories are notoriously hard to verify; many of the famous stories about him weren't told until years after his death, and even a lot of first-hand accounts are pretty shaky. The same is true of ghost stories in general, so trying to find sources that related to both Lincoln AND ghosts was quite a challenge. But looking for evidence to back up a story that Lincoln once rode a flying piano at a séance is a pretty nifty way to spend one's working life.
The story goes like this: according to a book published years
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Jodi Foster, author of Forgotten Burial.
Hi my name is Jodi Foster; I am a single mom and now an author. The story of my paranormal experience was featured on the SyFy Network show Paranormal Witness (the particular episode is titled, "The Apartment").
I'm so excited to finally bring my story and spiritual awakening to a greater audience. It's been quite a journey to get here. While I'm certainly proud to see my book, Forgotten Burial: A Cry for Justice from Beyond the Grave, published, a much greater satisfaction comes with the realization of a promise I made to a lovely young woman—a promise to tell her story.
When I moved into my
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Richard Southall, author of Haunted Route 66.
I was impressed with the recent blog about the different types of paranormal investigators. I feel that it is important to determine why a person would enter this field. That being said, it's also important to differentiate between the different types of hauntings that can be encountered. Over the years, I've discovered that most hauntings can really be divided into three categories—ghosts, spirits, and entities.
GhostsGhost hauntings are actually "recordings" or "impressions" of an event that has taken place in the past. Unlike spirits, there is no sentience or intelligence behind a ghostly
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Kenneth W. Harmon, author of Ghost Under Foot.
In August of 2007, my family discovered we had a ghost living with us. I launched an investigation and, within a few months, captured the spirit in photographs and on video. We learned to communicate with the spirit telepathically, and she responded to our requests to appear in “human form” by absorbing energy in order to manifest as a full-body apparition.
With the help of Pat Walker from the Fort Collins Museum, I was able to identify the spirit as Mary Bell Wilson, who died from typhoid fever in 1886. Later, we were taught by Duane and Susan Kniebes (who are part of a project sponsored