John B. Kachuba

About me

John is the author of seven books and numerous articles and short stories. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, universities/libraries, and on TV and radio. He teaches Creative Writing at Ohio University, Antioch University Midwest, and is on the Gotham Writers Workshop faculty. His blog is http://themetaphysicaltraveler.blogspot.com

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HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY BLOG SWAP

A special thank you goes out to Rebecca Henderson Palmer for inviting me to participate in this blog swap. Rebecca is an author, book reviewer, and blogger living in central Ohio. She is currently writing a two-book series centered on the earliest days of the Tudor dynasty, and you can find…

THE MEXICAN CORPSE BRIDE – “LA PASCUALITA”

Just when you think you’ve heard all the weird stories from Mexico, something like the Mexican Corpse Bride pops up. This eerie tale comes from Chihuahua and, although it’s been around for over 80 years, it’s just now receiving widespread attention. Thank you, Internet! On March 25, 1930, Pascuala Esparza…

SANTA MUERTE – PART 2

The Santa Muerte—Saint Death or Holy Death—cult has its roots in the pre-Columbian indigenous cultures of Mexico. Widely venerated in Mexico and parts of the United States, despite the Roman Catholic Church’s sanctions in opposition to the cult, the folkloric figure of Santa Muerte is depicted as a shrouded female…

 
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