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Author Interview: 4 Questions for Julie Reeser

Need creative inspiration? Check out Julie Reeser! I’m not sure exactly when I met Julie Reeser, although I know it was through the writing tag #StoryDam on Twitter a few years ago. Of course, as a hat aficionado, I instantly noticed the spiffy topper she wears in her profile pic. Julie lives in Montana and I’m in Texas. As I’ve gotten to know her from afar, I’ve come to admire her creativity, poetic sense, and her outlook on life. I love supporting her on Patreon because the monthly postcards and tiny books she sends out are such a treat. (She…

Paranormal Texas – Free Necklace Deal!

Love Haunted Places? Want a Unique Necklace? Yes, I make jewelry, too! I make unique pendant necklaces featuring some of the beautiful images I have photographed in historic cemeteries all around the world. Here’s the special free necklace deal: If you preorder the ebook for $2.99, I’ll either send you a copy of the paperback when it comes out OR I’ll send you one of my handmade necklace of your choice. Let me know which one you would like. But hurry: I only have 25 books and 15 necklaces left to give out! Here’s how to get your FREE necklace:…

Paranormal Texas is Back with More Haunted Places and True Ghost Stories!

Paranormal Texas: Your Travel Guide to Haunted Places Near Dallas & Fort Worth, (2nd Edition), by Tui Snider More Haunted Places and True Ghost Stories! Tui Snider’s popular travel guide to haunted places in North Texas is back with a fully updated 2nd Edition featuring more haunted places and true ghost stories! Paranormal Texas, 2nd edition will be released on September 19, 2019. Special Offer: For a limited time, if you pre-order the ebook of Paranormal Texas, Tui will send you the 220 page paperback for free! (details below) That’s right! Tui is rewarding readers who pre-order Paranormal Texas by…

True Ghost Story Round-up

Want to read True Ghost Stories? Even though I research and explore haunted places all year round, when Halloween nears, this site gets even more searches than usual from readers looking for true ghost stories. In fact, I love paranormal stories so much I even wrote a travel guide to haunted hot spots here in north Texas. (It’s called Paranormal Texas – check it out!) I also share a lot of true ghost stories right here on my website. To save you the hassle of finding them yourself, I’ve made a handy dandy list for you. So scroll on down and dive…

History, Haunts & Legends Paranormal Conference in Jefferson, Texas

What is Jefferson’s History, Haunts and Legends? History, Haunts, and Legends (HHL) is a one-day paranormal conference held in Jefferson, Texas twice a year: once in the spring and once in the fall. Jodi Breckenridge, who leads the Jefferson Ghost Walk, created this event in 2006, and it has steadily gained momentum ever since! Historic Cemetery Symbols Talk I’m so excited to be giving my Historic Cemetery Symbols presentation at History, Haunts, and Legends on November 7, 2015. I absolutely love the town of Jefferson and have been dying to attend HHL, but it’s just never worked out for me in…

Ghost Hunting in Mineral Wells, Texas: Haunted Hill House & So Much More!

FREE Cemetery Symbols Guide: Would you like a FREE guide to historic cemetery symbolism? If so, click the image below: Writing Research Trip & Ghost Hunting Even though I wrote a chapter on Mineral Wells in my first book, Unexpected Texas, I keep learning interesting things about this historic Texas town. (So much so that I’ve got another book underway – but that’s another story for another day!) Meanwhile, there’s so much on my Mineral Wells to-do list that I recently took a writing research trip there. My husband, Larry, and my pal, Teal Gray, came along for the ride. We had…

Brandy Herr’s Haunted Granbury

The following is an adapted excerpt from Paranormal Texas my fun travel guide to haunted places near Dallas and Fort Worth. Check it out if you like reading (and even visiting!) haunted locations: Haunted Granbury When it comes to haunted lore in Granbury, Texas, Brandy Herr is my go-to gal. It’s no secret that I relied heavily on Herr’s book to plan my research trip to that town for my travel guide to haunted places in north Texas. Thanks to Brandy, I knew where to look! That’s why I say Herr’s Haunted Granbury is a must-have for any ghost hunter’s library, especially…

Paranormal Texas Book Release Trick-or-Treat Giveaway!

Book Release Trick-or-Treat Giveaway! To celebrate the recent release of Paranormal Texas , a travel guide to haunted places, I’m hosting a Book Release Trick-or-Treat Giveaway now through October 31, 2014. Since I can’t have you all over for homemade skeleton gingerbread cookies, I had to get a little creative: 99 Cents eBook Sale through Halloween For starters, I’ve lowered the price on the Kindle version of Paranormal Texas to a mere 99 cents during the Book Release Trick-or-Treat Giveaway. On November 1st, the price pops back up to $4.99. I know some of you already own a copy of…

Is there Paranormal Evidence in Paranormal Texas?

Paranormal Activity While Researching Paranormal Texas Since my latest book, Paranormal Texas, is a travel guide to haunted places, readers often ask if I saw any ghosts, or had any paranormal experiences while researching it. I visited a lot of real life haunted places while researching Paranormal Texas. I went to seances and ghost hunts, I roamed through haunted cemeteries and parks, I stayed at haunted hotels, and even dined at haunted restaurants. While I certainly had some subjective experiences while investigating all these paranormal hot spots here in the Dallas – Fort Worth region of Texas, I can’t claim…

What’s in Tui Snider’s Book, Paranormal Texas?

What’s in Paranormal Texas? Paranormal Texas is an entertaining travel guide to real haunted places near Dallas and Fort Worth. It includes the haunted history behind these true ghost stories, as well as directions for those who want to see them in person. While Paranormal Texas is chock full of well-known Texas ghost stories, it also includes a bunch of haunted places in Texas that are not in most other books. As with my first book, Unexpected Texas, I went out of my way (often, literally!) to find quirky, offbeat and overlooked sites to share with readers, including: *Serial Killer’s…

Daytime Hauntings, Strange Mist, & a Mysterious Pair of Shoes….

  Daytime Hauntings in Texas The following is an adapted excerpt from Paranormal Texas, my fun travel guide to haunted places near Dallas and Fort Worth. Check it out if you are looking for road trips to paranormal hot spots that are open to the public. There’s no need to creep around Arlington City Cemetery after dark and wait for things to go bump in the night. In 2012, north Texas ghost hunters Martin Bravo and Clay Coleman accompanied CBS reporter Joel Thomas into Arlington Cemetery and captured several EVP’s in broad daylight. (Click this link to see – and hear –…

Paranormal Texas – Book Release September 1st!

Travel Guide to Haunted Places While researching offbeat and overlooked places for Unexpected Texas, I came across a whole bunch of ghost stories – so many, in fact, that I wrote a whole book, called Paranormal Texas: Your Travel Guide to Haunted Places near Dallas & Fort Worth Near Dallas & Fort Worth Paranormal Texas is a travel guide to haunted places within a day’s drive of Dallas & Fort Worth. I had a blast researching the haunted history and lore that abounds here in north Texas. And since it’s a travel guide, I only shared places that you could…

Ghosts & Gold: The Legend of Crystal Canyon

The following is an adapted excerpt from Paranormal Texas, my best-selling travel guide to haunted places and paranormal hot spots near Dallas and Fort Worth. Check it out if you enjoy learning historic haunted lore, or are looking for unusual road trip ideas in north Texas. The legend of hidden gold in Arlington’s Crystal Canyon Natural Area is one of those tall Texas tales that make historians roll their eyes. It’s such a persistent bit of folklore, however, that I had to look into it. Besides, all fiction aside, people do report paranormal activity here. Like many legends, the story of…

Free North Texas Paranormal Resource Guide

My Gift to You: North Texas Paranormal Resource Guide As a thank you for signing up to my newsletter, subscribers can download a copy of the North Texas Paranormal Resource  Guide, a 50-page ebook I created. What to expect from Tui Snider’s Offbeat & Overlooked newsletter? If you sign up for my newsletter, I assume you are interested in quirky, offbeat, and/or haunted travel and lore – in other words, the same wacky, weird, and overlooked stuff I share on this blog! How often will I receive your newsletter? Good question! My motto for the newsletter is to keep it…

Press Release: North Texas Ghost Hunter Debunks Springtown’s Glowing Tombstone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: North Texas Ghost Hunter Debunks Springtown’s Glowing Tombstone North Texas author discovers the truth behind Veal Station Cemetery’s famous glowing grave – with photos to prove it. FORT WORTH, Texas – Oct. 7, 2014 — If you live in north Texas and enjoy true ghost stories, chances are you’ve heard of the mysterious glowing tombstone in Veal Station Cemetery near Springtown, Texas. Recalls Tui Snider, author of Paranormal Texas (ISBN-10: 1500766089, Amazon.com), “Springtown’s glowing grave was the first strange-but-true tale I heard when I moved to north Texas. I saw it on the news, read about it…

Press Release: What Ghost Hunting Shows Don’t Want You to Know

  What Ghost Hunting Shows Don’t Want You to Know Why creep around at night when so many haunted places are active during the day? AZLE, Texas, 10/03/2014 – . If you watch ghost hunting shows on TV, you know the formula: paranormal groups laden with expensive technical equipment sneak around haunted buildings in the middle of the night. Tui Snider, author of Paranormal Texas (CreateSpace, 2014, ISBN-10: 1500766089, paperback $14.95, Kinlde $4.99, Amazon.com), finds these shows misleading. “There’s no cosmic rule saying paranormal activity only occurs at night. Nor do you need fancy equipment to experience a ghost.” According…

Haunted Travel Blog Carnival!

  Welcome to the Haunted Travel blog carnival I’m pleased to present a blog carnival focused on paranormal travel and tourism. Have you ever stayed in a haunted hotel or motel? Have you ever driven out of your way to check out the site of an infamous ghost story or joined a ghost hunting session? If so, click on over to the Haunted Travel carnival submission form and share your eerie tale with us! Our first edition features the following six tales of ghostly travel: 1. Shelly Tucker presents Ghost Hunting at the Saint Anthony Hotel posted at This Eclectic…

True Spooks: Share Your True Ghost Story 2012

    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…