Category Archives: Halloween traditions

After Halloween & the Contest Continues by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I am writing this on the Eve of All Hallows, that night before All Saints’ Day.  Over a thousand years ago, early Christians prayed on this eve for protection from evil. They wanted protection from the coming dark time. On … Continue reading

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Paranormal Reads for Halloween by Stacy Hoff

In honor of Halloween coming up next Friday, I’m reading books that are paranormal—the polar opposite of my own genre, contemporary romance. I’m finding paranormal books to be a big relief because I can finally read in “off duty” mode. … Continue reading

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Spooksville, USA by Stacy Hoff

Halloween is almost here. Being a contemporary romance writer, it’s incongruous to have a part of me really enjoy the macabre. But maybe, on some level, it makes sense. After all, how can anyone truly appreciate love’s lightness without a … Continue reading

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Tricking the Eye, Treating the Imagination by Inanna Arthen

When I was a kid, I loved Halloween more than Christmas. I grew up in less paranoid times—the 1960s in Spokane, Washington. No one worried much about tampered treats, and we kids had free rein to wander unsupervised, even at … Continue reading

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A Halloween Memoir by the Author of Un-Dead TV Brad Middleton

My enthusiasm for Halloween can be traced back to my childhood, which at times was a tough one. My father passed away when I was a young boy, leaving my mother to raise five kids on her own. I still … Continue reading

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A Halloweenish Birthday and Contest with Author Dahlia Rose

Halloween Is My Christmas My birthday is October 29th and each year I say the same thing to my mom. If you could’ve held out  for two more days, Perfect Birthday ever!! (Laugh). She shakes her head and calls me … Continue reading

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Contest & Halloween Spider Cupcake Recipe with Author Annie Nicholas

SPIDER CUP CAKES  WHAT YOU NEED 1pkg.  (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix 1 pkg.  (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding 1/3 cup  KOOL-AID Orange Flavor Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drink Mix 2 Tbsp.  hot water 1 can  (16 oz.) ready-to-spread white frosting … Continue reading

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