New Feature at Hollow Hill: Ask Fiona

Halloween moon with owl, tree, and batsHalloween is nearly here. Daily, I receive many questions in email. There’s no way I can answer all of them, individually.

So, I’ve decided to try an alternative: An “Ask Fiona” page where readers can post their questions as comments.

As time permits, I’ll reply with a short answer (and possibly a useful link or two).

For more complicated questions, I’m creating an “Ask Fiona” article series. That’s where I’ll reply with more detailed information.

Due to the volume of questions I receive, I’m not sure this is a good idea. It may be more than I can manage, with the rest of my research & writing.

But, it’s worth a try, and it may be fun.

If you have a question about ghosts, ghost hunting, or haunted places, here’s where you can ask: New Feature: Ask Fiona.

Hollow Hill Returns

Hollow Hill - the ghost hunting websiteThis week, we’re relaunching HollowHill.com.

Back in the mid-1990s, my ghost hunting articles appeared at GeoCities.

Then, in 1999, as that virtual community was phased out, I started Hollow Hill as a paranormal research site. (The name referenced Ireland’s “hollow hills” with a strong nod to Sleepy Hollow.)

But, by 2014, Hollow Hill had become a behemoth. I’d written over 700 ghost-related articles. Site navigation was a nightmare.

So, I split the articles into categories, and moved them — in groups — to nearly a dozen smaller sites like Ghosts101.com and EncounterGhosts.com.

Now, we have new navigation tools. Big sites are okay. So, Hollow Hill returns.

This has been — and continues to be — the big 2017 project.

Ghosts101.com101 Ghost Hunting Questions Answered is now a Q&A site based on my earlier ebook, 101 Ghost Hunting Questions, Answered.

EncounterGhosts.com will be phased out between now and mid-November.

As of last night, HollowHill.com has around 400 articles. We’re still fixing broken links, updating the articles, etc.

We’re also adding “lost” articles as time permits, to make the site more like my original Hollow Hill.

Meanwhile, between seasonal media interviews, I’m continuing to work on book revisions and new books. Fingers crossed, many will be in print by Halloween.

Welcome back!

My team have redesigned my FionaBroome.com website with more features and better focus.

Currently, most of the articles are about my books.

Soon, I’ll add new content about the books I’m working on, and things I’ve learned while researching them. Many of the free downloads are still available. Some are being updated for Halloween 2017.

We’re redesigning and relaunching some of my other websites, and shifting my social media focus. This is a big project with lofty goals. It will take several months, but I think you’ll be pleased with the results.

Paranormal research is changing. Ghost hunting is becoming less sensational, with a clear line between “Dude, run!” reactions, and evidence-based research.

Currently, my older books are out of print, because the information wasn’t current enough to meet my standards. Updating them is a high priority, so I’m working on that, right now.

I’m also updating the free ghost hunting course, adding MP3s, printable worksheets, and more up-to-date information. (If you see a freebie that interests you, download it immediately. I’m phasing out the outdated ones, even if some of the information is still valid.)

This is an exciting time for paranormal research, and I’m delighted to be involved in it.