8 Interesting Facts about Halloween from Sharon Cullen, author of Loving the Earl
1. The biggest pumpkin on record is over one ton—2,009 pounds to be exact. That’s a lot of pumpkin pie! Read more
Author Kelley Armstrong on Halloween and Paranormal Writing
Author Kelley Armstrong shares with us where her love for paranormal romance started, just in time for Halloween.
HappyHalloween – Romance Will Set You Free (For Ghost) by Samantha Kane + Treats!!
Happy Halloween everyone — hoping all on the east coast are safe and sound post Sandy – a memorable Halloween for many of us.
On Monday night Sandy blew through our yard. She was limited to high winds here—not enough rain to mention, no power outages—so we were lucky. But we lost our ghost. He was the Casper sort, not the creepy kind that scares the pants off my kids when we go to the Halloween store. A big windsock a couple of feet long, he’s been hanging on our porch every Halloween season for years. And I forgot about him. Left him hanging there while Sandy blew him madly about until he broke off the hook and flew away to scare some unsuspecting neighbor with his goofy smile and pink cheeks as he flew past their window. And that’s what ghosts should do, right? He’s living la vida loca muerta, finally free to be who he was meant to be. Read more
Guest Post: Do You Believe in Ghosts? by Sharon Cullen
Before my husband and I bought our first house I never gave two thoughts to ghosts. I guess if you had asked me, I would have said I believed in the possibility of them.
And then we moved into an eighty-year-old Cape Cod type house and weird things started happening. We were young and kidless so the two upstairs bedrooms were storage while we inhabited the bedrooms on the main floor. Years before my husband bought me a little stuffed pig that had a squeaker in it. Over the years the pig slowly made its way up to those storage bedrooms.
There were several nights my husband and I were watching TV and we’d hear a noise that sounded a whole lot like that pig squeaking. We chalked it up to our imaginations, outside noises, whatever. But it persisted. Read more
Trick or Treat – we’ve got your Treat right here!
Trick or Treat
Win something fun
But not to eat
Can you guess,
What we’ve got that’s neat?
Ghosts & Goblins
Line our streets
Knocking on doors
Tripping on their feet
Like you & I
Celebrate the Holiday
All in one night
Looking for hand outs
That appeal to us
No need to traipse the town
And make all that fuss
Romance At Random
We’ve got your treats right here
Let’s see if you can win it
It’s a basket full of . . . not beer.
Good luck! Bag of books to be mailed to a US randomly chosen commenter to celebrate Trick or Treat – Winner will be announced in this post sometime on 11/1/2011
Commenter #65 is our winner – Chelsea – Congrats! Lots more holidays before the end of the year so stop on by for more Treats! Happy Halloween – SueG