When Writers Go on Vacation

When Horror Writers Go on Vacation… They visit cemeteries and consult creepy fortune tellers and seek out local lore of haunted places. Photos: The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, MA; The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, NY; The Carousel Museum in Hartford, CT (fortune teller); Maine Ghosts & Legends: 10 Encounters with the SupernaturalContinue reading “When Writers Go on Vacation”

Artist Date: An Afternoon at the Cemetery

In Julia Cameron’s book, The Artist’s Way, she recommends that artists—painters, writers, musicians, all types—carve out time each week to take themselves on “artist dates.” She says, “Serious art is born from serious play,” and she encourages people to indulge in selfish endeavors, to spend time in creative pursuits that (on the surface) have nothingContinue reading “Artist Date: An Afternoon at the Cemetery”