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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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Haibun #2: We Are Made of Star Stuff
Because holidays with the family aren't always easy: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/11/haibun-2-we-are-made-of-star-stuff.html
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Guest Post: The Figure on the Heath, by Tim Gardiner
Note from Amelia: I reached out to friends and followers in hopes of gathering some true ghostly encounters to share each week during the month of October. Last week, we heard from Nanette Fabros about an unsettling experience in an old apartment. This week, I would like to conclude the round of creepy tales by welcoming ecologist, poet, and children's author Tim Gardiner, who shares this detailed encounter and analysis from...: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/10/guest-post-figure-on-heath-by-tim.html
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Guest Post: The Closet Door, by Nanette Fabros
Note from Amelia: I reached out to friends and followers in hopes of gathering some true ghostly encounters to share each week during the month of October. Last week, we heard from Katie Hopkins about an abandoned, haunted home in Iowa. This week, I would like to continue by welcoming artist Nanette Fabros, who shares this unsettling experience from...: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/10/guest-post-closet-door-by-nanette-fabros.html
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Guest Post: Seeing Spirits, by Katie Hopkins
Note from Amelia: I reached out to friends and followers in hopes of gathering some true ghostly encounters to share each week during the month of October. Last week, we heard from Clarence Goodman about a haunted bar in Chicago's Little Italy. This week, I would like to continue by welcoming paranormal enthusiast Katie Hopkins, who shares this encounter from...: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/10/guest-post-seeing-spirits-by-katie.html
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Guest Post: There's a Little More There Than Little Italy, by Clarence Goodman
Note from Amelia: I reached out to friends and followers in hopes of gathering some true ghostly encounters to share each week during the month of October. I would like to start off by welcoming Chicago musician, historian, and tour guide Clarence Goodman, who shares this ghostly tale from...: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/10/guest-post-more-there-than-little-italy.html
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#GiveBackGetInvolved: Write Across Chicago
This summer, members of The Society of Midland Authors were invited to contribute short essays on why we write to the Write Across Chicago project. Write Across Chicago is a month-long October initiative for Chicagoans of all ages to discover the joy of writing...: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/10/givebackgetinvolved-write-across-chicago.html
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Newsletter #2: September 2018
Hello friends! This summer I took some time to enjoy the sunny weather in Chicago, play outside with my husband and friends, and spend time practicing my banjo (sorry, not sorry, next door neighbors!). After a very busy and highly successful spring season, I am...:
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#GiveBackGetInvolved: 2018 Chicago Lymphoma Walk
Yesterday, my fabulous husband Jonathan and I participated in the Chicago Lymphoma Walk hosted by the Lymphoma Research Foundation. I am a Hodgkin Lymphoma survivor and have been in remission and cancer-free for ten years as of January! This was my...:
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Ghost Story #5: My Dad in My Home
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...: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/08/ghost-story-5-my-dad-in-my-home.html
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Haiku #8: her first
In memory of the ones we’ve lost, great and small, recently or long ago: https://www.ameliacotter.com/2018/07/haiku-8-her-first.html
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