Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ghost-oberfest, Day 31: Ghostober Notebook and Happy Hallowe’en!

So happy to wish you a Happy Hallowe’en, Ghostoberfans, and a little sad, too, that it’s ending. But don’t fret; the time between Hallowe’en and Winter Solstice was known to the Celts as “The Gloom,” and wasn’t the most famous … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest, Day 30: A New True Mobile Ghosts Story

As promised, a very spooky and very true story for Hallowe’en. Remember Jake from the story “Crowded House” posted earlier this month? He went on to have more adventures, and these truly pushed the boundaries of a traditional haunting. The … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest Day 29: Guest Post from The Production Department

Guest post today is courtesy of our son, AKA The Production Department, who makes the Mobile Ghosts movies: You know, it’s funny what happens to a handsome individual as he goes from frolicking young whipper snapper, to adolescent basket case … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest, Day 28: Guest Post!

I can’t believe Hallowe’en is almost here!  Today’s Guest Post is courtesy of our daughter, who was a young teen when I started writing ghost books. This is her account of what she most remembers about that time: “When my … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest, Day 27: Field Trip to Haunted Blakeley

You know you’re tired when, while researching for a post, you click on a promising sounding website from the Google list and don’t realize until it opens that it is yours. The book Haunted Battlefields does not list Blakeley as … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest, Day 26: I Smell A Ghost

Two very interesting reader comments about yesterday’s post, from my Facebook page: “When my dad pops in I can smell the tobacco in his shirt pocket. At the Bragg the upstairs front bedroom always had a faint smell of a … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest, Day 25: Home Baked Ghostness

With so much unexplained thumping and bumping around my own house, it’s been necessary to develop some parameters for evaluating it. This is is the same baseline advice I give to other people, too. If it happens once, you can … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest, Day 24: Haunted Saraland

Last weekend, at the GHOTS/Mobile Writers Guild Scavenger Hunt, GHOTS Case Manager Cheryl asked me if I had ever seen the locally filmed horror movie, “Dead Birds.” (Not to be confused with the film by the same name about tribal … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest Day 23: Hallowe’en is almost here!

Wow, I can’t believe we are closing in on Hallwe’en! This is a working weekend for me, with the rest of the month quite busy. Seems like a good day for some Blog housekeeping. Late breaking event news! Pensacola has … Continue reading

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Ghost-oberfest Day 22: Our Houseghosts

This is a true story. The Production Department* has been home sick the last couple of days, with a bug that has made the rounds through the school system. Yesterday evening he came downstairs and said to me, “Did you … Continue reading

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