Paranormal researcher Heather Moser shares her perspective on investigation etiquette, historical research, and how folklore may influence phenomena!

Heather is lead researcher for Small Town Monsters, as well as a contributor to two volumes of the Feminine Macabre. We started off our chat discussing investigation equipment, and whether the accessibility of paranormal investigation may influence how phenomena manifests.

It did not take us long to deviate into elaborate discussion on tulpas, egregores, haunted objects, headless ghosts, the Bell Witch, and whether the land itself may be utilizing our own folklore to lure us into assuming the role of researchers and retellers of its own history!


Huge THANK YOU!!! to Heather for pulling through our recording issues, allowing our chat to become an intricate and unintentional application of the Estes method!

Follow her on Instagram @paganhistorian

Read her blog posts on Shannon LeGro’s Weird Writers Blog or on The Caravan, Library of Lore Blog

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