The world’s most haunted castle

The world’s most haunted castle

One of the most haunted castles in the world is located in Ireland. Pronounced “Lep,” Leap Castle was built in the 15th century for the O’Carroll family. The O’Carrolls took the term “sibling rivalry” to Cain-and-Abel levels. One of...
Black-eyed kids: fact or fiction?

Black-eyed kids: fact or fiction?

Picture this… It’s late at night. Perhaps you’re alone, or maybe your spouse or roommate is sleeping upstairs. There’s a knock at the door. Instead of acting protective, your pet runs away or hides nearby, whining and cringing. You check the...
100-word horror story

100-word horror story

Since tomorrow is Insecure Writers’ Support Group day, I’ll make this post short and sweet. I was recently challenged to write a 100-word horror story. Feel free to write your own and share it in the comments, if you like. The questions began every...
Exploring Poveglia: World’s most haunted island

Exploring Poveglia: World’s most haunted island

“You realize you are alone on this island.” Those were the only words the water-taxi driver said before dropping me off on the desolate shores of Poveglia, a little island off the coast of Venice that is rumoured to be the world’s most haunted. As...