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    Author Guest Post from J.H. Moncrieff

    I’m the girl who sprints toward the haunted house instead of running away.  That old adage “Write what you know” can be downright dangerous when you write dark fiction.  Venturing inside Hoia Baciu in Romania, often referred to as the world’s most haunted forest, resulted in a blinding migraine and powerful stomach cramps. (The forest tends to have that effect on people, even though extensive scientific testing has found no discernible cause.)  I risked life and limb exploring Poveglia, a deserted island off the coast of Venice that’s infamous for its haunted asylum and its gory history. When retelling the stories of the plague victims buried in mass graves and…