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it's been a little while since our last newsletter, and my
response to that is... tough! These things don't write
themselves, you know. If our Witch friends out there have
any spells for making me write these things faster, please
let me know.
Speaking of writing, I want to say thank you to all of the
people who have written in with questions and comments on
my "Legends of the Supernatural" column. Every
other week, I will continue to bring you folklore,
investigations, and interviews on the supernatural. And I
would like your help in spreading the word! I'm currently
speaking with a few different newspapers about the
possibility of running my column in their publications.
You can help by contacting your local newspapers and
alternative weeklies and asking for the column by name.
You can send them to our Web site, or give me the name and
email address of the editor and I'll send an introductory
Over the last few months, we have grown quite a bit. We
have added over 600 new subscribers, our Town Square
message board members have grown by several hundred, and
we continue to see new faces. What makes our community
great is the diverse background that each of you bring
to our giant table.
Please keep your questions and comments coming, and be sure to tell your friends
Hey, when you have a minute, check out >>this<<
post in the Town Square message boards. Many of our
Ghostvillagers have posted pictures of themselves.
Something new this month -- The "winner" icon on the left has been hidden somewhere on Ghostvillage.com. If you're the first to find it, email us with the page it's on, and you win this month's
prize. The graphic could be on any page on the Web site -- maybe at the top of the page, maybe the bottom, etc. Once we have a winner, we will
announce it on our home page. By clicking on the "winner" icon within Ghostvillage.com, it should launch your email with the appropriate
subject. If not, email
firstname.lastname@example.org, and in the subject or body, put the URL of the page you found the icon on. Good luck!
This month's prize:
Mystery in Mind: A Collection of Stories of the Paranormal is a hauntingly good anthology of mystery stories by various authors, including Martha Lawrence and Rosemary Edghill. Packed with 23 haunting tales, this book is a mystery lover's masterpiece!
"...riveting, page-turning reading." Tamara Thorne, author of The Forgotten, Bad Things, and Candle Bay
Didn't win it? Want to buy it? Click on the book or link above.
Patti Hamlin is doing research for a potential book on the phenomena of Forest
Park Cemetery, and she is trying to contact the
author "Chris" of the encounter at
"Forest Park Cemetery" from the Ghostvillage.com archives:
His email address came back as no longer valid: "NecroticDesire@aol.com."
If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of "Chris," please contact:
Brunswick, NY USA
Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated, and would be
mentioned in any publication.
is seeking an experienced book reviewer for our library
section! This is not a paid position; however, you will get your work regularly published on Ghostvillage.com, and
you will have access to all of the latest books on the
supernatural for free.
To be considered, please send two sample book reviews (the
books can be from any genre, not necessarily the
supernatural) to >>email@example.com<<.
Since our last
newsletter, the following columns have run:
|Legends of the Supernatural
- A Round Table Discussion - April 5, 2003
Vanquishing Demons - March 22, 2003
All Dogs Go to Heaven? - March 8, 2003
Witch is Which? - February 22, 2003
Psychic With Peter James - February 8, 2003
If you know of a publication that may be interested in
running this column, drop me a line. >>email<<
If you have an encounter, please share it by clicking >>here<<.
Man - Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
Shadow Man - Ontario, Canada
Doorman - Brooklyn, New York
Horrors at 1:15 AM - Brisbane, Australia
Boy - Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Hand in the Dresser - Livonia, Michigan
Orbs and Mist - Hibbing and Chisholm, Minnesota
Along and Playing Pranks - Central Illinois
Send-Off - Lowell, Massachusetts
Old Hag - Bradbury, California
Since our last newsletter, the following people have joined us in the Town Square.
The Great Gazoo,
natassa, Lil_chikY, crazyeights, and Jaded_Wulf.
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1,429 Members in the Town
listed in 2003 so far
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