Fact vs Myth: Docta Bones
by Melissa Robinson
That ends the knowledge I had of the man and the legend. I decided to flesh out the legend with details and people. I wanted to show he held no love for his daughter. The shadow people were nowhere in the original legend, but it felt right to add them. The same went for his sister, the workers, and everyone else I added to the story. Each character and scenario added a different element to the climax of the story, the sacrifice scene.
About the Editors
He is also the author of multiple young adult steampunk stories found in the Dreams of Steam Anthologies, Capes and Clockwork Anthologies, and the anthology Clockwork Spells and Magical Bells. His more extreme works can be found in the anthologies Luna’s Children published by Dark Oak Press and State of Horror: Louisiana Vol 1 published by Charon Coin Press.
Visit Smashwords.com, Amazon.com, and Barnesandnoble.com to download his monthly short stories known as Single Shots. These are represented by Pro Se Press and they are known as stories that will be featured in the upcoming book The Night the Jack O’Lantern Went Out.
She was assistant editor of Southern Haunts: Spirits That Walk Among Us, co-editor of Southern Haunts 2: Devils in the Darkness, and co-editor of Southern Haunts 3: Magick Beneath the Moonlight.
She is a beta reader, book doctor, editor, and author. Though this is her second story in print, she has been weaving tales for many years for pleasure. She has many thoughts on several topics she’d like to write, mostly surrounding ghost stories.
About the Book
Southern Haunts 3: Magick Beneath the Moonlight
edited by Alexander S. Brown and Louise Myers
Deep within the South, read about the magickal folk who haunt the woods, the cemeteries, and the cities. Within this grim anthology, eighteen authors will spellbind you with tales of hoodoo, voodoo, and witchcraft.
From this cauldron mix, readers will explore the many dangers lurking upon the Natchez Trace and in the Mississippi Delta. They will encounter a bewitched doll named Robert from the Florida Keys, and a cursed trunk that is better left closed. In the backstreets of New Orleans, they will become acquainted with scorned persons who will stop at nothing to exact their revenge.
These hair raising tales and more await you in Southern Haunts 3: Magick Beneath the Moonlight. Read if you dare.
Alexander S. Brown
H. David Blalock
C G Bush
J L Mulvihill
Southern Haunts: Magick Beneath the Moonlight is the third title in the Southern Haunts Anthology Collection.
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