Episode 19: The King’s Eclipse

  The King’s Eclipse: two works originally intended to be one, Gerald’s Game and Dolores Claiborne   A huge thank you to Bev Vincent, my King…

Episode 18: Yellow

“The Yellow-Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, one of the finest short stories written in the English language…hopefully done some justice as read by me.  …

Episode 17: Wolves and Hoods

Stories read in this episode “Le Petit Chaperon Rouge” by Charles Perrault: The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault “Little Red-Cap” by Jacob and Wilhelm…

Episode 19 Teaser

Lovelies, I am sorry, but I am not going to be recording and publishing until tomorrow. I almost had a syncope (POTS fainting) episode today–luckily…

Episode 14: Watching the Detectives

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series My Writing

And they were all rich. Rich in looks, rich in opportunity, rich in already wasted opportunities, rich in network, and rich in funds. And rich…

Episode 10: Boo Without Goo: Scary Movies For the Squeamish

Hecate: O! Well done! I commend your pains, and ever one shall share i’ the gains… Sec. Witch: By the pricking of my thumbs, something…

Episode 6: Let’s Go to the Movies

Part 1: the movie briefcase Patton Oswalt‘s book: Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction to Film The Godfather (1972) …also from a…

Episode 5: Haunted Me and the Red Book

…and a true crime mystery from Carla’s past to solve. Truly! In which Carla extolls the haunting music of the musician she has been highlighting…

Episode 4: And Things That Go Bump in the Night

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Paranormal

First episode in series: Episode 3: True Boo, Part 1: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Legged Beasties Waverly Hills Sanatorium: 4400 Paralee Dr. Louisville, Ky 40272 ​official…

Episode 3: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long Legged Beasties…

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Paranormal

True ghost stories as told by Carla, round one: Books recommended in/for this episode (all added to the podcast bookshelf on Goodreads): book which I…

Episode Teaser: She Thrust Her Fists Against the Posts

…and still insists she sees the ghosts.

There Might Be Cupcakes Episode 3 Teaser: my true ghost stories. I have lived in three haunted houses, including my current home. I have had many paranormal experiences in these homes–and elsewhere–with witnesses present. I have even had chilling experiences in two famous American haunted locales: a docked battleship and a tuberculosis hospital. So this will definitely be a two-parter of long episodes–at least. While I write it all down, have fun reading about one of my favorite true haunting, the Borley Rectory (image) at http://www.prairieghosts.com/brectory.html look at the upper left–nothing eerier in my mind than an invisible writer exorting you to attend Mass…(I guess except a an invisible writing warning you not to!) #trypod #podcast #beyourownheroine #carlahufstedler #podcasts #carla #theremightbecupcakes #newpodcast #amwriting #comingsoon #history #horror #newepisode #newpodcasts #podcastpreparation #preparation #England #UK #BorleyRectory #trueghoststories #ghosts #hauntings #paranormal #truestories 👻

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So Many Books: You Were Forewarned

Books are my friends and my passion. I love words. I cannot emphasize that enough. When I’m not reading…I’m growing my TBR list (to be…

Episode 1: Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha

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Podcast Friends

When one of us wins, we all win! Win-win! Have another cupcake and check out my podcast friends. Disclaimer: Some of these people are actually…