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Amelia Cotter
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Author, Storyteller & Cast Member of The R.I.P. Files
Author, Storyteller & Cast Member of The R.I.P. Files

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Ghost Story #3: Rose Marie
While I was writing Maryland Ghosts: Paranormal Encounters in the Free State, my Uncle Bernie sent me more than 30 stories from throughout his life in the form of hand-written letters. After  Maryland Ghosts was first published in 2012, and featured most of...: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2017/06/ghost-story-3-rose-marie.html

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Haiku #4: itch
In continuation of a month of surprises, I was named Haiku Master of the Week by Haiku Masters on NHK World! My husband, Jonathan Montgomery Pollock, took the photo below inside the Rosehill Cemetery Mausoleum in Chicago, Illinois. This photo, along with...:

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Haiku #3: confluence
Today is my one-year wedding anniversary! The photo below was taken by my husband, Jonathan Montgomery Pollock, at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois, where we got married. We used this photo, along with the haiku below, as...:

Guest Post: So What is Haiku? by Charlotte Digregorio
Note from Amelia: April is National Poetry Month and today is International Haiku Poetry Day! Welcome Charlotte Digregorio, prolific author, haiku poet, and one of my haiku mentors: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2017/04/guest-post-so-what-is-haiku-by.html

Story #2: Animal
Another piece of flash fiction, written by 13-year-old me. I found this recently and was thinking that some of my best writing ideas...: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2017/04/story-2-animal.html 

Apparitions: Call for Submissions
Exciting news! I am working on a new book, tentatively titled Apparitions. My artist statement for the book describes it as...: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2017/03/apparitions-call-for-submissions.html

Give Back/Get Involved: Have an Action Plan
Sharing this simple personal action plan, one of many being shared on social media right now, for effective activism and volunteerism. Each of us can do something!: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2017/02/give-backget-involved-have-action-plan.html

Haiku #2: shrunken tumors
This week, I celebrate the beginning of my tenth year in remission: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2017/01/haiku-2-shrunken-tumors.html

Poem #1: I Begin
A simple New Year's poem. This is a self-reflection exercise that anyone can do, using the phrases "I am" and "I begin" for inspiration: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2017/01/poem-1-i-begin.html

Ghost Story #2: Visit for the Holidays
While I was writing Maryland Ghosts: Paranormal Encounters in the Free State, my Uncle Bernie sent me more than 30 stories from throughout his life in the form of hand-written letters. After Maryland Ghosts was first published in 2012, and featured most of...: http://www.ameliacotter.com/2016/12/ghost-story-2-visit-for-holidays.html
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