Of 127 contestants, my 50 favorites. The topic lent itself to sharing many interesting ghost stories, as well as some creative approaches.
Again, I only included entries I could read. If they were friend-locked or the journals have been deleted, I could not include them. I apologize if you have trouble viewing any of the friend-locked links below.
A tale of terrifying nightmares.
The author's experience on a haunted trail.
A ghostly encounter on a dark street.
For this author, ghosts are ordinary.
A short, poignant piece on dealing with death.
Scents evoke a long-lost relationship.
Tales of a ghostly pet.
For a writer, the worst hauntings are from unfinished projects.
Bet you didn't know there was a Ghost Code.
The author is surrounded by the ghosts of the past.
A persistent memory of a terrible moment haunts the author.
A physical haunting of a very different variety.
Falling for a ghost might not be the smartest plan.
A grieving daughter longs for one last glimpse of her mother.
A ghostly encounter at a historic site.
The ghosts of the past: The Civil War.
Reliving a happy past memory.
Tales of a haunted family.
Haunted by and grieving lost love.
Making sense of special abilities.
Remembering family members who have passed on.
A fascinating retelling of family stories.
A playful exercise in imagination.
Loving a woman as inaccessible as a ghost.
Learning to cope with personal history.
Imaginary friend or real ghost?
Stories from a family of mediums.
Who doesn't love a theater ghost story?
Funny, creative look at different meanings for ghosts.
What's that, going bump in the night?
Another great theater ghost story.
Ghosts live in the memories of terrible things.
The holiday of Samhain brings back eerie memories.
Mourning a brother and hearing his voice in strange events.
Extensive documentation of a fictional haunting.
Startling, gripping, and partly true.
The author struggles to leave her ghosts behind.
An illustrated guide to a haunted city.
A final sign from a loved one.
Not your typical haunted house.
The author experiences two types of hauntings.
An unusual take on a ghost story.
A Samhain pledge.
A skeptic discusses a paranormal experience.
Facing apparitions that came from an unusual place.
A contract to avoid being haunted.
Children can see things adults can't.
Meeting a stranger on a train with a sad tale.
A playful look at ghosts (contains adult language).
Finally understanding a loss, after many years.