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Halloween week: Andrew Hammond – a true ghost story

Today I'd like to welcome Andrew Hammond, a author of the Crypt series published by Headline (follow Andrew on Twitter here), to share his real-life experience with a ghost: A true ghost story We'd been living in the old house for about a week when it first happened. My brothers and I were sliding down the… Continue reading Halloween week: Andrew Hammond – a true ghost story

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Halloween week – Amber Sherer – a clown on the banister

Today I'd like to welcome writer and blogger Amber Sherer, who is part of the Limebird writers (and you can follow her on Twitter here), who is sharing a real life scary experience wit us. Watch out if you're scared of clowns! A clown on the banister My family has always been close-knit. We simply… Continue reading Halloween week – Amber Sherer – a clown on the banister

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Halloween week: Luke Walker – Monk’s Cave

Today I'd like to welcome Luke Walker, horror and fantasy author of Mirror Of The Nameless (you can follow Luke on Twitter here), to tell us a scary story. Monk's Cave Let me tell you my story. The one that isn’t true. I’m known as Monk’s Cave and have been for the last eighty years. For a… Continue reading Halloween week: Luke Walker – Monk’s Cave

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Halloween week: Karen Guyler – Halloween is coming

Today I'd like to welcome Karen Guyler, author of the YA thriller The Only (you can follow Karen on Twitter here), who has written a scary story for us! Get ready to be spooked :)Halloween is comingHalloween is coming in all its pumpkin-carving, sweet-collecting, dressing-up ritualistic splendour. Our favourite holiday. Time to out-do each other,… Continue reading Halloween week: Karen Guyler – Halloween is coming

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Halloween week: Natalie Flynn – Who will survive?

Today I'd like to welcome Natalie Flynn, YA author and playwright (follow her on Twitter here), who has written a scary story for us. Fans of zombies will love this: Who will survive? When we got off the bus, I was still sulking. Even the twinkling lights on the pier, luring us in for an… Continue reading Halloween week: Natalie Flynn – Who will survive?

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Halloween week: Emma Carroll – real-life ghost stories

Welcome to Halloween week! There will be six guest posts this week, scary stories both real and fictional, so I hope you enjoy. To kick things off, I'd like to introduce Emma Carroll , author of the historical MG thriller Frost Hollow Hall ( you can follow Emma on Twitter here), to talk about real-life ghost stories: Real… Continue reading Halloween week: Emma Carroll – real-life ghost stories

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Guest post: My journey to publication – Kourtney Heintz

Today we have the lovely and talented Kourtney Heintz on the blog - Kourtney has a fab blog and has been a real supporter of my blog and writing journey, even giving me feedback on some of my book. Read on for her inspiring journey to publication, a definite case of never giving up on… Continue reading Guest post: My journey to publication – Kourtney Heintz

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A journey of self discovery – guest post from Elizabeth Arroyo

Thanks for having me Vicky! I'd like to share a little bit of my journey toward publication. What led me here. It started with Oprah Live your best life. I use that Oprah motto as my mantra--no one can define it but me. My earliest memory of the need for change in my life began… Continue reading A journey of self discovery – guest post from Elizabeth Arroyo