When it comes to obsessing over great orange gourds, Linus Van Pelt has nothing on me. Forget about the candy and costumes and cats. In my view, Halloween is all about the jack o’ lanterns. It’s also about my dad, but I’ll get to that later.
Who’s the biggest Scaredy-Chick in our murder-mystery-writing flock? That would probably be me, Lisa. But lately, inspired by the launch of Cynthia’s latest title The Spirit in Question, we’ve had a few interesting debates about the existence of ghosts. I happened to casually mention somewhere that I’d once had a close encounter with a poltergeist, and Mariella made me promise I’d give the dirt. So I will tell you the story, if you promise not to think I’m crazy. But no one wants to believe ghosts aren’t real more than me. Trust me on that, at least.
It’s October, which means, well I guess it means a lot of things. But one of those things is HALLOWEEN! When I was a kid, Halloween meant roaming the neighborhood collecting candy in a sack. And by roaming the neighborhood I mean going only to those houses where my mother actually knew the people (Mama’s …
When it comes to obsessing over great orange gourds, Linus Van Pelt has nothing on me. Forget about the candy and costumes and cats. In my view, Halloween is all about the jack o’ lanterns. It’s also about my dad, but I’ll get to that later. They say Jack of lantern fame was a real …
Candy binges, voodoo priestesses, pet costume contests and zombie weddings—our main characters have big plans this Halloween! Have fun plans of your own? Tell us how you—or your favorite fictional character—are celebrating this year in the comments below.
Last week we faced our fears. This week we decided to stay with the Halloween spirit and shout-out the flicks that have us locking our bedroom doors at night, sleeping with the lights on, and checking under the bed before we go to sleep.
We’ve already shared a few things that make our hearts thump with joy. But with Halloween right around the corner, we thought it’d be the perfect time to reveal what else gets our hearts pounding—with fear. Read on to learn the Chicks’ personal versions of the Bogeyman—if you dare!