Verona is an aspiring writer living in Tucson, Arizona. She loves to write about urban legends and history. She is a proud member of the Horror Writer's Association (HWA) and the Horror Author's Guild (HAG).
Standing in the center of the room, folded on to herself like a flower, she waits for the first strum of music. Uncurling her hands up to the air
Most Christians have grown up reading the new testament and the story of how Jesus was crucified and then on the third day, he rose again. His uncle Joseph of Arimathea buried his body in a tomb at “Calvary.”
Every one at one time or the other has heard that Mercury going retrograde is a harbinger of bad things or bad luck. People tend to freak out when they hear the news.
I love coffee almost as much as I love chocolate. Now, I drink about two cups of coffee a day, whereas chocolate is more of holiday thing. I buy chocolate for Valentine's, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas. Then again, when it's on sale after the holidays, too. I know I can't survive without either of my favorite vices for any length of time.
I love history almost as much as I love the paranormal. I love learning about the origins of the holidays we celebrate. To understand the "whys." We celebrate specific days of the year without always knowing why we are celebrating them. The origins of those days becoming ingrained in our everyday lives got lost somewhere in the annals of time.
I tried to write normal articles, but that isn’t me. So, I am back to writing what I love most: The spooky, the haunted, and the downright scary. I’m starting with the haunted St. Louis Cemetery, located in St. Louis, Missouri, of course—okay, it's actually located in New Orleans. It is touted to be the most haunted cemetery in New Orleans, which says a lot about a city that is already rich in voodoo and the supernatural.
The Salem Witch Trials created their own ghosts. Everyone has heard of these trials. The mass hysteria in Salem where the locals saw witches lurking in every home or skulking around every corner of Salem. Over 150 people were accused during this so-called rampant scare.
I stand in indecision on the road Staring through the tunnel And into the mist on the other side. I can see from whence I came