Mississippi folktale of a desperate fisherman who is granted a wish from a mysterious sea wish. And you know what they say about wishes. Written by Harris Tobias.
Strange Tales of the American South
Witch stories and hag stories from the American South.
Tennessee Halloween story of a creepy old woman giving strange treats to neighborhood kids, including one you may not want to eat! Written by Harris Tobias Springfield, Tennessee, 1995. All Hallows Eve. It was a freer time. You could let your kids go door to door unsupervised and you knew who your neighbor was. Or […]
Excerpt from Sheri Holman’s novel “Witches On The Road Tonight,” a haunting, multigenerational ghost story of family secrets that bridge Depression-era Appalachia with the washed up host of a late night, cable-TV monster show.
Desperate to stop meth abuse among its youth, a small town turns to some local witches for help. Be careful what you wish for!
Turbulent saga of Savannah’s MacCafferty clan – witches, ghosts, psychic powers and women with tragic tastes in men.
Lynching victim of the Ku Klux Klan in Louisiana places a horrible curse on her killers.
The Bell Witch story, history of the Bell Family and the ghost haunting Adams, Tennessee to this day.
Georgia folktale about a clever blacksmith who, with the help of an old witch woman, helps fool the Devil as death is approaching.
Georgia folktale about a man who suspects that his beautiful new bride might be a witch – the Boo Hag!
Alabama ghost story about a tired farm widow who visits the local witch a good night’s sleep – big mistake.
Mississippi folktale about a Depression-era farmhand who will take just about any job – including at a strange farm where his predecessors ended up dead!
Ghost story based on the famous Bell Witch hauntings in Tennessee, this is the story of two kids who embark on a dangerous journey into the Bell Witch Cave.
Christmas ghost story – or a visit from Santa Claus?