Antagonists of Horror Series:  Ghosts

A deep dive into ghosts.

Deep Dive

Starting date

Always Available


3 weeks



Things That Go Bump in the Night

From specters to ghouls, this course covers one of horror's most formidable antagonists.  Learn about ghosts in history, how they are revered around the world, how to use them in your own work, and more.
Throughout this course you will:

  • Learn what a ghost is
  • Understand the differences between different types of ghosts
  • Identify similarities and differences in ghosts from around the world
  • Practice using this antagonist in your writing

Violette Meier

Author.  Theologian.
Violette Meier is a happily married mother, writer, folk artist, poet, and native of Atlanta, Georgia, who earned her B.A. in English at Clark Atlanta University and a Masters of Divinity at Interdenominational Theological Center. Writing since her preteen years, she has written over 1,200 poems, 25 short stories, and 11 books. The great-granddaughter of a dream interpreter, Violette is a lover of all things supernatural and loves to write paranormal, fantasy, and horror. She is always working on something new. Her books include: The First Chronicle of Zayashariya: Out of Night, Angel Crush, Son of the Rock, Archfiend, Ruah the Immortal, Tales of a Numinous Nature: A Short Story Collection, Hags, Haints, and Hoodoo, Loving and Living Life One Day at a Time, Violette Ardor: A Volume of Poetry, This Sickness We Call Love: Poems of Love, Lust, and Lamentation, and two children’s books: Would You Love Me and I Would Love You.
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