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Have you got a spooky/ supernatural story to tell?

Have you got a true ghost story that could be featured on a new show?
Got a story or photos about things that go bump in the night?
Do you live in a house that is haunted?
Maybe you work at a place that is haunted?

If you have an interesting story that you would like to share, join the Facebook group, write a few lines of your experiences, post it on the group and if its good we’ll get in touch

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Location: Victoria, Australia

who is this?

Who is this character?

 

Find out in the exciting page turner, Bloodline Of Darkness. Available on Amazon Kindle
http://www.amazon.com/Bloodline-Darkness-Chosen-ebook/dp/B004HO5Y24

Uncovering the past

It is that time of year in Brisbane when people go through their things and throw out what they have horded or forgotten over the years.

In this year’s annual clean-out, we went through everything in the shed to see what we were going to keep and what was to be turfed. Amongst all the items that were well past “taking to the dump” stage, we came across some original short stories that I had written way way back when I started writing. Go figure 🙂

In looking through the short stories I wrote, there was even a beginning of a sci-fi screenplay I had once start. Dated 1989. Wow! How things have changed since then. To be honest I had never thought twice about doing a screenplay until very recent years. So for me, going through all the “oldies but goodies“, it left me feeling rather nostalgic about my roots, my beginnings.  In a sense, coming full circle. Seeing how I began as a rookie “wanna-be” with idealistic delusions of grandeur. 🙂

My craft has developed since those days when I was a kid with a dream, but in it all, it does leave me with a strange feeling of closure. Now I mean this in the best of ways, as for some time I had wondered if I would ever see those stories again. And all these years later, they came back to me.

You can believe that when I say a new book or two is coming out in January/February 2012.

To add to the stories that are listed on my website, these are the ones I found in the darkness:

  •  Fun in Tailytown – Coming 2012
  • Revelation (1992)
  • The Siberian Factor (1989)
  • The Resurrected (2 stories) (1989)
  • Roach Plague (1989)
  • The Legend (1989)
  • The Stalker (1990)
  • Ghost of Croseley Manor (1991)
  • Trouble in the Bahamas (1989)
  • The Alfrazedian Chronicles (a short story that ended up being 4 short stories and a beginning screenplay) (1987-1989)
  • Night Of Trouble (1989)
  • The Private War (1989)
  • Vampire Chronicles (Crime Wars) (1990)
  • Spiritual Warfare (1994)

There we have it. The list still in perfect condition as the day I first wrote them. In looking at them I know they will need an extreme makeover, and much of the original story-lines will be trashed, as will some of the characters; but who knows, maybe in some of these, the adventures of Alex Manning will continue.

I do know this, that my first priority is to see the children’s book released. That in itself will need a good illustrator 🙂

Sometimes it is good to reflect on our beginnings in order to review where we are going…….

Louisiana Ghost Story

This story comes from Lynn in Louisiana.

Read it…. If you dare ……

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This happened about 6 months ago on Louisiana Hwy 57, just outside of Dulac, a little town in the bayou country of Louisiana , and while it sounds like an Alfred Hitchcock tale, it’s real.
An Ohio businessman, Saul Rubins, abandoned his disabled vehicle on the side of the road, and attempted to hitchhike. The night was pitch dark in the middle of a thunderstorm.. Time passed slowly and no cars went by. It was raining so hard he could hardly see his hand in front of his face.
Suddenly, through the sheets of rain, he saw a car moving slowly, approaching and appearing ghostlike in the rain. It slowly and silently crept
toward him and stopped. Desperately needing a ride, Saul jumped in the car and closed the door. Only then did he realize that there was no one behind the
wheel and no sound of an engine to be heard over the rain.
Again the car crept silently forward and Saul was terrified, too scared to think of jumping out and running.. He saw that the car was approaching a sharp
curve and, still too scared to jump out, he started to pray and beg for his life; he was sure the ghost car would go off the road and into the bayou and
he would then drown!
But just before the curve, a shadowy hand appeared at the driver’s window, reached in and turned the steering wheel, guiding the car safely around the bend. Then, just as silently, the hand disappeared through the window and Saul was alone again.
Paralyzed with fear, Saul watched the hand reappear every time they reached a curve. Finally, scared nearly to death, Saul had all he could take, jumped out of the car, and ran to town.
Wet and in shock, he went into Schmoopy’s. Voice quavering, he ordered two cups of coffee, black, and then told everybody about his supernatural experience.
The room became silent and everybody got goose bumps when they realized Saul was telling the truth (and not just some drunk).
About 30 minutes later two Cajuns, dripping wet, walked into Schmoopy’s and one says to the other, “Look, Boudreaux, ders dat idiot what rode in our car when we wuz pushin’ it in the rain!!!”
🙂
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