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GHOST GUYS LIVE enter the Madhouse

"I want to open a window into a world that is often misunderstood, maligned and shunned by the very people who would otherwise be celebrating it."- Michael Clark Hey Creepies, This week I bring you to GHOST GUYS LIVE, a paranormal group that investigates and experiences the undead like none other than I have seen before.  Below is the Q and A that I did for their interview for Dark River Press , and the full article will be up soon within the week under their spotlights page! Enjoy! Stay Scared, Stephanie M. Wytovich GHOST GUYS LIVE INTERVIEW with Stephanie M. Wytovich 1. How did the two of you meet and when did you decide to start working together? Jim and I met at a Level 4 Biofacility, known as an Integrated Research Facility, under the National Institutes of Health at Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana. At the time we did not know each other’s background in the paranormal but somehow ended up in a conversation about the late night radio sh

Featured Author in the Madhouse: Carla E. Anderton

THE SCARIEST THING I'VE EVER DONE by Carla E. Anderton A few days ago, my friend and mentor Scott A. Johnson guest blogged here in The Madhouse about scary stories and why he tells them. Scott’s post was food for thought, as it led me to consider my own definition of what “scary” is and, more specifically, to think of the scariest thing I’ve ever done. Full disclosure: I write historical horror, but I’m terribly squeamish. While I can study the postmortem photos of Jack the Ripper’s victims from every angle with an almost chilling detachment, at heart I’m still afraid of the dark. I have near paralyzing phobias when it comes to heights, spiders and wide open spaces. Yeah, I know, I’m a fruitcake, and I’m doubtless setting the bar low in terms of what I’ve found to be the most frightening experience of my life. But, nevertheless, shall we? There’s a saying I’ll paraphrase here that the only certainties in life are death and taxes. So, it stands to reason that while most people w