Monday, July 5, 2010

How to Haunt Your House, Book Two

Shawn and Lynne Mitchell have done it again! The follow-up to their successful and very informative first book, How to Haunt Your House is out: How to Haunt Your House, Book Two.

While the frustrated English teacher in me (who isn't perfect, either, btw!) dreads a repeat of the grammatical errors present in the first book (undoubtedly the risk in any self-publishing venture), I really look forward to a repeat of the practical teaching and how-to that made the first book such a go-to source of knowledge for home haunters. I ordered it today, and I look forward to giving it a read and letting you know all about it.

I featured a video of their haunt in a past post, and if you haven't had a chance to watch it, you really should. The Mitchells have created a truly beautiful and very elegant home haunt, and I am in awe of their skills.

Speaking of which, I wonder when the Davis gang is going to get their book written... 

7 comments:

  1. Yeeee Hawwwww! I just placed my order! Thanks for the heads up, the first book was one of the best books on haunting I have ever read so I can't wait until this one! And yes, I too would LOVE to buy the Davis' book...hint hint hint!!!

    You are be a English teechur? I has good grammer an spelin skill. I are smart two!

    If that doesn't throw the English teacher in you into a seizure, nothing will.

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  2. LOL! Nothing gets us moving like seeing the Mitchells make a second book! That and when Leonard (Hantcon) visited us...he asked the same question! :D

    I am sure there next book will be awesome. We only hope to be that good! We are also looking at 2011, I gotta go....I have a book to finish :)

    Cheers!

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  3. I blogged about this on HauntSpace.. hope you don't mind!

    http://hauntspace.com/blog/view/id_6867/title_How-to-Haunt-Your-House-Reanimated/

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  4. Typos are an unfortunate effect of reading the same text too many times... I cringe when I come across them too!--Especially when I'm the guilty party who missed them.
    Just came across your site and wanted to say how much I love it! Thank too for mentioning, How to Haunt Your House, books. I’m going to check out the rest of your blog and add it to our site list.

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  5. Lynne-I completely understand! I can't tell you how many times I've run across errors on this blog after I've already hit the "post" button-which is why I was careful to mention that I wasn't perfect, either! :o)
    I'm thinking of getting my old English teacher to start editing my podcast, too.
    Thank you for adding me, and thanks for putting in the effort to write a book for all of us! I can't wait for it to arrive!

    Mr. M- I hart u!

    Chris- We can't wait! An advance, signed copy will do just fine, since after all, I AM the Press!

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  6. I have the first book and I love it! I have tried the hot-glue casting method for some finials. Although my first attempt turned out great (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2601/3969276464_46a0c13b85.jpg), I have to make them smaller if I'm going to make enough for my entire fence.

    I've already ordered book 2.

    I blogged abou thte book and this post over at Hauntspace. Nothing new there, but check it out if you like - http://hauntspace.com/blog/view/id_6867

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