HAPPY ALMOST HALLOWEEN!
To get you in the mood…
First, behold the spiritualist era spirit photographs of William Hope, here.
Next, catch up on the history and use of the Ouija board here.
And, did you know that an entire novel “by a deceased Mark Twain” was written entirely via Ouija? –
Yep, and here it is in its entirety.
“In early 20th-century St. Louis, Pearl Curran claimed to have conjured a long-dead New England puritan named Patience Worth through a Ouija board. Although mostly unknown today, the resulting books, poems, and plays that Worth “dictated” to Curran earned great praise at the time. Ed Simon investigates the curious and nearly forgotten literary fruits of a “ghost” and her ghostwriter…”
See the rest at the Public Domain Review, here.