31 Days of Spookiness: Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is reputed to be one of the most haunted spots in Scotland. And Edinburgh itself has been called the most haunted city in all of Europe. On various occasions, visitors to the castle have reported a phantom piper, a headless drummer, the spirits of French prisoners from the Seven Years War, colonial prisonersContinue reading “31 Days of Spookiness: Edinburgh Castle”

31 Days of Spookiness: The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

One of the most frequently reported ghost sightings in England dates back to the 16th century. Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I, was executed at the Tower of London in May 1536 after being accused of witchcraft, treason, incest and adultery. Sightings of Boleyn’s ghost haveContinue reading “31 Days of Spookiness: The Ghost of Anne Boleyn”

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mr. Cooper Takes a Walk (Start of a children’s story 2017)

Mr. Cooper saw that the back gate was slightly open.  He peeked out to see if his owner was out in the front yard, but she wasn’t.  He was going to go back inside, but then he spotted a fire hydrant near the sidewalk that he just had to visit. After, visiting the fire hydrant,Continue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mr. Cooper Takes a Walk (Start of a children’s story 2017)”

FRIDAY FICTION: Meet me at the Fair (100 Words)

Meet me at the fair. That’s all the note taped to her front door said. Meet me at the fair. An ominous invitation into a world of neon lights, traveling shows and rides. She stared at the note. Her heartrate quickened. Her breaths shortened. The fair. She hadn’t been back since . . .  sinceContinue reading “FRIDAY FICTION: Meet me at the Fair (100 Words)”

WEEKEND WRITING PROMPT: Flippant (79 Words)

Weekend Writing Prompt #266: This weekend your challenge is to write a poem or a piece of prose in exactly 74 words using the word “Flippant” Forgive me for the weird pingback, but my computer was giving me a hard time and this was the best I could do. It would seem odd to everyoneContinue reading “WEEKEND WRITING PROMPT: Flippant (79 Words)”