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True Spooks: Share Your True Ghost Story 2012

Headless angel in Kensal Green Cemetery (photo by Tui Snider)
Headless angel in Kensal Green Cemetery (photo by Tui Snider)

 

 

Do you have a ghost story to share?

 

 

 

    Do you have a true ghost story to share?
    Are you a ghost hunter who blogs about their experiences?
    Have you ever lived in a haunted house?
    Have you ever visited haunted places?
    Have you taken photos that you feel contain paranormal elements?

 

 

If so, True Spooks is the blog carnival for you. Tell us about your spooky experiences, haunted places, eerie photographs, EVP’s, orbs and any other paranormal experiences you have had.

Your experiences don’t need to be scary, but they do need to be true, and they need to be something you simply can’t explain by normal means. Maybe, like me, you once encountered a friendly ghost!

Remember, too, that ghosts can be heard, as well as seen. Have you ever heard music or footsteps that you could not rationally account for? Maybe you smelled perfume, flowers or pipe tobacco when none of those items were present.

If you’ve had an odd experience that left you scratching your head, an experience you hesitate to tell others for fear of ridicule, share it on the True Spooks blog carnival, where you will be among friends.

Ghost stories on a travel blog?

I know, I know, this is primarily a travel blog. Some of you may be wondering why I am hosting a ghost story fest all of a sudden.

First of all, it’s October, and Halloween is just around the corner. Doesn’t that put you in the mood for ghost stories? Since I don’t have any slumber parties or campouts on the horizon, I thought I’d use the internet as a way to have some Halloween fun.

Secondly, the ghost stories in the True Spooks blog carnival are a way to showcase haunted places all over the globe.

See, it all ties in!

Where is the past True Spooks blog carnival?

Here’s the link for last year’s True Spooks blog carnival

How to submit your article to True Spooks

Here is what I need to include your ghostly tale in this year’s blog carnival:

  1. Your ghost story needs to be on a blog. I don’t care if you posted your story 5 minutes ago or 5 years ago. The main thing is that your story needs to be available online. Old blog posts are just as welcome as new ones. In fact, blog carnivals can be a nice way to call attention to some of your older posts.
  2. You need to have comments and trackbacks enabled on your blog so people can interact with you.
  3. If you are on Twitter, please include your name with your entry. This helps me get the word out.
  4. The deadline is October 15, 2011, and the actual blog carnival will go online on October 17, 2011.

Here is what I do NOT need:

  1. Articles about ghost hunting equipment – unless, you include a story about a particular ghost hunt, photos one of your ghost hunts and/or EVP’s with your post.

If you have any questions, please ask in the comment  section below. I look forward to reading this year’s ghostly submissions!

Use the following link to submit your blog article to the next edition of true spooks – share your ghost story using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

 

 

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Tui Snider is an author, speaker, and photographer who specializes in quirky, haunted, and downright bizarre destinations. As she puts it, “I used to write fiction – but then, I moved to Texas!” Snider's writing and photography have been featured in a variety of publications, including Coast to Coast AM, FOX Travel News, LifeHack, Langdon Review, the City of Plano, Wild Woman Waking, Shades of Angels and more. Snider’s award-winning books include Paranormal Texas, The Lynching of the Santa Claus Bank Robber, and Unexpected Texas. Snider has several more books in progress, including a Field Guide to Cemetery Symbols and a book about the Great Texas Airship Mystery of 1897. Tui has worn a lot of hats in her life – literally – and is especially fond of berets. She enjoys connecting with writers and readers all over the globe through social media, her newsletter and her website: TuiSnider.com.
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8 Comments

  1. I have a scary storie to tell its called “The Face” here it goes.
    Once there was a cute girl.her name was isabelle.a few months later sha was missing!they found the people who kidnapped her and they got arested.but the little girl was found dead.
    10 years later…
    A little girl moved in with her parents.to the little girls house.they say she still haunts that one house.no one knew her name so if someone saw her they called her the face.

    If you want to see the rest of the storie plz comment me and tomorrow I will write the rest bye.:-)

  2. Luisa Luisa

    Hi there! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept talking about ghosts. I will forward this page to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Thanks for sharing!

    • mentalmosaic mentalmosaic

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment! Did you roommate have ghost stories of his own? ~Tui

  3. […] of blog carnivals on a wide variety of topics. In fact, at Halloween, I host a blog carnival called True Spooks which is specifically for ghost stories.  Check out the Blog Carnival website to find the right […]

  4. DarkTears DarkTears

    not sure what it is but I see a guy behind the cross, its kinda hard to see but thats what i can make out

    • mentalmosaic mentalmosaic

      Hi DarkTears: You see a guy back there, eh? Thanks for telling me. If you ever get a chance to go to Kensal Green Cemetery, I highly recommend it. ~Tui

  5. […] blog carnival will go up 2 days later. If you have any questions, please check out this link: True Spooks: Share Your True Ghost Story Please don''t be shy about joining in! ~Tui __________________ Tui Snider @mentalmosaic […]

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