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Guest Blogger: Eden Glenn

Please welcome my awesome pal, author Eden Glenn, to the blog. She’s going to tell you about her new twisted Halloween tale. Do you have a favorite classic scary tale? Do share!

Hello. Thank you for the opportunity to blog with your readers today. I thought it would be fun to drop by for a cup of chai tea and chat a little about an upcoming release from Rebel Ink Press. I am so excited to be part of a group of authors who came together for this fun anthology “Once Upon A Twisted Tale”

Escape to a world of make believe where all your grown up fantasies can now be realized. Where Neverland means never denying yourself the most intimate, wicked treats and where what you wear to the ball isn’t nearly as important as what you don’t. Experience a tantalizing set of stories where fairy tales take on an unexpected twist and journey to a place where real love isn’t defined in terms of a cookie cutter princess. After all, happily-ever-after isn’t the staple of a charmed life…

When the call went out I knew I wanted to be part of this collection. I am finding many readers want short novellettes to pick up and finish in an evening.  Life is so fast paced and they want completion in one sitting for their reading enjoyment.

Ideas started coming together for the story. My partner R.M. Kinore (anthology story: “The Emperor’s New Clothes: No More Hiding”) helped me find a setting that gave me that tingly feeling and “The Galloping Ghoul of Hockomock Swamp” was born.

The Galloping Ghoul rides each full moon, exacting revenge by frightening those who tormented his past. By day, he is one of the town people, Nathaniel Hawkins, an affluent entrepreneur. He identifies with Ike Sandhill, a government surveyor, and wants to protect him from the same thugs who drove Nathaniel to revenge. Ike goes to the extreme to prove to everyone how straight laced he is. He pursues Misty VonMix with the intention of marriage. Nathaniel doesn’t know how to confess his desire without driving Ike away. He comes up with a plan of seduction. Before the night is over Ike discovers things about himself he always knew, yet denied.

Massachusetts, 1790

Somewhere in the Bridgewater Triangle, old wives tell tales in hushed tones about strange lights in the sky and the Galloping Ghoul of Hockomock Swamp. They say the specter rides on the night of the full moon. They don’t know what drives him to haunt unsuspecting travelers. Those who’ve crossed his path flee in fear for their lives. If the victims know why he rides, they never say.”

Eden Glenn writes paranormal erotic romance. She lives in the mountains of Chattanooga, Tennessee with her partner and four of their combined five children, two cats, one ghost (that they know of) and a dog.

“Prepare to leave your safe world behind. Come with me to places where things aren’t always what they seem and destiny is the master.”

Find her on Facebook, Twitter and over at her blog www.edenglenn.wordpress.com.

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3 thoughts on “Guest Blogger: Eden Glenn

    • HI! Thanks for checking to say hello. So, do you have a favorite Halloween story?

      Charlie, Thanks for having me over today. I love the Smart Girls SciFi Blog. I started out as an avid Sci Fi reader. I would like to write Sci Fi someday.

      “The Galloping Ghoul of Hockomock Swamp.” actually is a historic m/m romance based on an age old Halloween Story.

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      • In the small town where I work, they’ve decorated Main Street and one of the corners has a headless horseman. I couldn’t help thinking of your story when I saw it!

        It is hard for me to pick a favorite scary tale, or I should say it is hard for me to pick just one. As a SciFi fan I am tempted to say ET. It isn’t really a Halloween story, but there is that scene where they dressed ET up under a Halloween costume. *grin* When is comes to classics, I’m a fan of anything by Poe, but when I was a kid I would have said Casper. 😉

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