Rural Legend

Appalachian Ink ~ Home of Anna Wess (and Granny)

I received notice that my short story, Rural Legend, a tale I’d penned back in 1999, had won first place at the Appalachian Heritage Writer’s Symposium for 2014. This honor means more to me than words can express. Not only for the honor itself, but because the story itself is, for the most legendary part, true as the proverbial Gospel.

Rural Legend

(reprised and revisited, 2014)

            Poor Naomi Proffitt had come down with the worst kind of homesickness, the sort for which she had found no cure. She longed for a place she had never been, a home to which she could not return, a haven that didn’t exist upon this earth. There is no word that I know of to describe such an aching grief, but Naomi had it just the same.

It was the summer of 1929, a sultry afternoon in dog days when not even…

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The Secret Link between Magic and the Occult

This is an excellent post and one that all paranormal investigators should read.

News From The Spirit World

                                                                                     By Corey Francis

A lot of people I have met over the years that either are or claim to be paranormal investigators or have a strong interest in the field have very little knowledge and experience in an area of study, which to me should be a prerequisite to any one who wishes to study the field seriously.

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Can Paranormal Investigators Become Psychic? – The Possible 6 Signs of Awakening Abilities!!

The Ghost Advocates

After hanging out with ghosts for over three decades and seeing what other investigators feel, see and communicate about experiences of paranormal activity The Ghost Advocates would say “Yes” they do become either more psychic / sensitive to ghost / spirit activity. There are a few signs of increasing psychic abilities that we have seen in other investigators.

  • Psychic intuition when entering a haunted location, being able to sense if a location is haunted and feeling where the activity is located.
  • Typically knowing information about location before going to it, such as psychic images of the location or a possible knowing of how the building interior looks
  • Stronger feelings or senses that can cause emotional and physical affects to their bodies.
  • Ghosts that seem to be more attracted to the investigator and follows them home more frequently
  • The ability to know when a ghost / spirit is in the room…

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