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  1. Hitchcock on Haunting

    About a year ago, I put together a blog on some things Stephen King has to say that I think are applicable to haunting.

    If you have read either of my last two blog posts, you probably realize that I think telling a story is a major part of being effective.

    In some ways a haunt is like a novel, and in others, it's like a movie. In many ways it's unique, of course, but I thought it might ...
  2. The Drawing Board Part 2 - Story

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    For my purposes today, I will assume you have read last week's blog about Place, Character, and Situation.

    I see story as the nitty-gritty details of the larger Situation. Sure, a mad scientist has taken over the daycare and is turning the children into mutants. But, is that the whole story?
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    Why, for example, is this happening now? Did the doctor just arrive ...
  3. Swap Meet This Saturday!

    Hope to see you there! Stop by our table and say hello!

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  4. The Drawing Board Part 1

    I don't know about you, but I usually find when I am neck deep in one project, I tend to start thinking about the next iteration.

    I know from talking to a lot of haunters that many folks feel the same way. Often even before this year's haunt is set up, haunters are planning the next one. Even those who make it through the season focused only on this year tend to look ahead when it's time to take stuff down in November.

    I thought it would therefore be apropos to start ...
  5. Halloween question

    i have a question?
    going to the AZ haunted meet and greet event on 28th of this month. but i have never really done anything Halloween. what would someone recommend i would need because i don't know. would i need a costume or what.
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    Halloween , Everything Else
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