For Teachers, Librarians, and Other Educators

Hello, I’m Chris Woodyard, author of the Haunted Ohio series, which includes Spooky Ohio: 13 Traditional Tales, Ghost Hunter’s Guide to Haunted Ohio (August, 2000) and Haunted Ohio V: 200 Years of Ghosts, written for Ohio’s Bicentennial in 2003. My newest series has just begun with The Face in the Window: Haunting Ohio Tales. It will be followed with The Headless Horror: More Haunting Ohio Tales and The Ghost Wore Black: Ghastly Tales from the Past.

Welcome to my web site! Here you can:

  1. Browse through our Ohio ghost book catalog.
  2. Read fact sheets from the links in the catalog, including the tables of contents of the Haunted Ohio series and The Ghosts of the Past series, as well as excerpts.
  3. Download my biography, as well as an interview, which answers many questions young people frequently ask, to share with your students.
  4. Download a bibliography of ghost stories especially suited for young people.
  5. Find suggestions on how to locate your own local ghost stories.
  6. Find weird, ghostly, and haunting stories from around the world at my blog.
  7. Download my advice for young writers.
  8. Find a list of haunted Ohio sites you can visit.

Thanks for visiting! I welcome your comments and suggestions for improvement.

Happy Hauntings!

Chris Woodyard