rskovach

Did you know that Wattpad and Legendary Pictures asked me to write a movie tie-in a few years ago for Crimson Peak? I had so much fun writing this creepy tale! And they even gave me Tom Hiddleston on the cover 
          	https://www.wattpad.com/story/51260434

Glory_feeling2

@rskovach Wow, that's a great milestone to have! And I love the title! Yes, if walls could talk, I bet they would have a lot to talk about! LOL!  And you named the historian Lucy Montgomery after the famous author of "Anne of Green Gables" (Middle name Maud missing though) ... interesting!
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rskovach

Did you know that Wattpad and Legendary Pictures asked me to write a movie tie-in a few years ago for Crimson Peak? I had so much fun writing this creepy tale! And they even gave me Tom Hiddleston on the cover 
          https://www.wattpad.com/story/51260434

Glory_feeling2

@rskovach Wow, that's a great milestone to have! And I love the title! Yes, if walls could talk, I bet they would have a lot to talk about! LOL!  And you named the historian Lucy Montgomery after the famous author of "Anne of Green Gables" (Middle name Maud missing though) ... interesting!
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rskovach

Do you like stories set in spooky mansions? How about ones that have characters who aren't what they seem? Or what about a mystery that unfolds clue by clue?
          
          If you answered YES to any of these questions, then my Gothic novella (just 30K words total, so it's a quick read) THE KEEPERS will be perfect for that chilly autumn weekend.
          
          https://www.wattpad.com/story/28701735-the-keepers

rskovach

@glory_feeling2 ooh, I've heard of the Winchester house! I'd love to see it one day. I bet it's creepy.
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Glory_feeling2

@rskovach I'll try it out! There's actually this crazy mansion/estate that was built here in San Jose, California ... Winchester mystery house ... some time ago, Hollywood made a movie out of it ... but you don't get the same feeling if you haven't been inside!
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rskovach

Whatever happened to the Sirena?
          
          Built in 1890 as one of the first ships out of the new Halifax Shipyard, the iron-hulled windjammer soon set sail on her inaugural voyage.
          
          But her fate was doomed from the start.
          
          Her original captain, a man called Josiah Whitman, died from influenza even before the Sirena crossed the equator on her way to Peru. Objecting to the chief mate taking over command, the twelve-man crew mutinied. By the time they’d reached South America, three more were dead.
          
          Records in the Lima town registrar’s office show purchases of Incan artifacts made by the Sirena, proving that she did in fact dock. But there is no documentation of her ever leaving port. Or any other indication of her fate, really.
          
          So days before WWI, her Prussian owners collected on a hefty insurance claim, and the mystery was eventually forgotten.
          
          Then—more than a century after she’d left Nova Scotia—the Sirena unexpectedly showed up in Horseshoe Bay, Maine three hundred nautical miles away. With her four masts unbroken, square-rigged sails untattered, and all cargo and furnishing intact, she was missing just one thing: a crew. An authentic enigma that should have sank or at least rotted away in her one hundred thirty years of existence, she floated in with the evening’s high tide without warning or fanfare. Surrounded by a thick fog typical of the North Atlantic, the bow of the Sirena butted against the granite boulders surrounding the Horseshoe Head lighthouse and came to an eerie rest.
          
          The last entry in the ship’s log was dated March 3, 1892, noting a location halfway between Puerto Rico and Bermuda. The previous six pages had been torn from the ledger.
          
          No one has been able explain how the ship got to Maine or where she could’ve been all along. It was as if she were trying to return to her home port, a veritable ghost ship lost in the mist. But that was absurd, wasn’t it? Because without someone at the helm, she couldn’t have been sailing all this time, right?
           #NancyDrew

rskovach

 @avanaalilly @katherinearlene Maritime mysteries are so interesting! Two of my favorites (which also inspired my little story above) are the Mary Celeste and the Saladin.
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KatherineArlene

@rskovach You've captured my attention!
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AvanaALilly

@rskovach this sounds like an awesome story.. i love historical mysteries
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sacredlilac

Hi! I wanted to say thank you for organizing the 31 dates anthology. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Cheers!  Amanda Hare

rskovach

After a very long hiatus, I've updated VANGUARD with two chapters (28 & 29) this weekend. If you've been reading this post-apocalyptic adventure centered around the effects of climate change, you may want to get back into the story now because there's submarine-jacking, an explosion and a kiss!
          
          https://www.wattpad.com/story/124844165