Ghost Writing

Haunted Magazine We are pleased to announce that our very first non-fiction article has been published by Haunted Digital Magazine! Check it out here it’s about Woodchester Mansion, which we visited for the seventh episode of season 1 of Calamityville Horror.  There are tales of a headless horseman, a floating coffin and American soldiers haunting the property. Sadly we didn’t have Johnny Depp helping us to track down this elusive horseman. One day…

We’ve never considered non-fiction as an avenue for our writing. Mostly because we’re not experts in anything (except getting lost and drinking Red Bull). We’ve attempted a couple of articles before that sucked worse than a perforated vacuum cleaner. They were so bad, we didn’t even submit them to the anthologies we’d written them for. They are languishing on the hard drive, never to be opened again. So when Haunted Digital Magazine approached Calamityville Horror and asked us to write four articles based on family hauntings, we panicked. Then we had a great idea – we’d write them as though we were writing a blog post. Our blog is non-fiction and we hope funny, so we figured if we pretended we were writing a blog post, it might turn out ok.

You’ll have to read it for yourself to see if it worked. (Page 116)

To say we were surprised to be offered the articles is an understatement. We thought the only requests we’d get through Calamityville Horror, was to cancel the show, or appear in court over the constant piss-taking of Most Haunted and friend of the show, Derek Acorah *Disclaimer* Derek Acorah has never even heard of the show, let alone befriended it.

So, for the next three issues (crossing talons it goes that well) we’ll bring you articles on family hauntings. Surprisingly, these are quite hard to come by, so we have expanded it into properties that have so many ghosts, they could be classed as a family. In the next issue, due out end of February, we return to the place where this show first began – Ruthin Gaol.

13 Comments

  1. It’s a great article and they’ve written a fantstic intro about you. Well done.

    • thanks 🙂 it was a lovely intro. Hopefully this could be a new thing for us.

  2. This is brilliant and really enjoying reading your article – more!

    • thanks! We were asked to do 4 articles, so there’s another 3 to come. We haven’t been told if they want us to do more. We’d like to, because we enjoyed them.

      • 4??? I thought I said 44 LOL!!! Seriously, the feature is fantastic X

      • LOL we’ll happily do 44! 😀 We’re so glad you like it – it’s our first experience of article writing so we weren’t sure whether we could adapt from fiction writing but we’re really enjoying it and hope to do a lot more.

  3. I’m so happy you guys were selected for this! I wasn’t able to read it, but Congrats anyways 🙂

    • thanks 🙂 we were so shocked to be asked

    • Rebecca, why couldn’t you read it, it’s available all over the world and on more platforms than ever before, let us know what format you need it in and we’ll try and get you one – Paul

  4. Hey, Paul here, owner, editor and tea-boy of Haunted Digital Magazine, THANK-YOU for your amazing first feature and welcome aboard the good and scary ship, Haunted!! Hope you like the intro – Paul x

    • We loved it! The whole magazine is just so stunning visually, it’s a really amazing publication and we’re proud to be part of it. Thank you so much for letting us be part of your team 🙂

  5. Great article, beautiful intro! I Know this will become a new “thing” for you 😉


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